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Reforma a Reglamento de Patentes de Invención y Diseños en Costa Rica en Abril de 2014

A partir del 24 de abril de 2014, se implementaron reformas importantes de procedimientos para inscripción de patentes de invención, diseños y modelos ante la Sección de Patentes de Invención del Registro de la Propiedad Industrial de Costa Rica La reforma es notable por introducir importantes cambios

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Amendment to Patent & Design Regulations in Costa Rica as of April, 2014

As of April 24, 2014, several new important changes practice before the Costa Rican Patent Office regarding Patents of Invention, Designs and Industrial Models & Utility Models came into effect. The amendment is notable for introducing new  formal and substantive changes to payment of annuities, prosecution and

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Costa Rica increases publication fees for trademark applications

As of February 25, 2014, the official Gazette increased publication fees for trademark applications  s frequent filers of trademark applications in Costa Rica know, official fees for trademark registration in the country are divided into two main categories. The first are filing fees, which are payable to

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Costa Rica: Brief Primer Intellectual Property Protection

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Thanks to the international harmonizing trend in IP laws, the procedure for registration and protection of patents of invention, trademarks and other IP rights is fairly standardized in Costa Rica and Latin America in comparison to the rest of the world. Most of the basic considerations regarding

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Costa Rica: New Guideline for Suspension of Trade and Service Mark Applications

by Luis Acuna, Asesores Legales en Propiedad Industrial (ALPI), Costa Rica The merits of granting a request to suspend prosecution of a pending trademark, service mark or trade name application before the Costa Rican Industrial Property Registry has traditionally been evaluated in a case-by-case basis. No clear

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Costa Rica: Yearly Tax on Legal Entities as of April, 2012

As we have informed our clients and friends in the past, the Costa Rican Legislature passed a new tax on corporate entities that will take effect on April, 2012. You may read a basic overview about the tax in the following article: Yearly Tax on Legal Entities

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