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The government agency in charged of keeping a public record of registered trademarks and patents in Bolivia is SERVICIO NACIONAL DE PROPIEDAD INTELECTUAL (SENAPI); being the same institution that also handles copyright matters. Denominative, figurative or combined Trademarks for goods and services can be registered in Bolivia. Goods and services to be protected in a trademark application should be classified in accordance with the International Classification of goods of Nice.
Rules on trademarks, patents and copyright are provided by Ruling law on Trademarks dated January 15, 1918; as well as Supreme Decree No. 20791 dated May 10, 1985 and supplementary articles nos. 138-151 of decision 486 from Cartagena Agreement, enacted to protect industrial property rights of corporations and individuals in this jurisdiction. Bolivia is a member of Paris Convention. Foreign applicants should appoint a local attorney with a legal domicile in Bolivia to deal with applications and office actions that may be issued by SENAPI regarding application.
Trademark Certificate is granted for a 10 year term; renewable for same period.
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1.- Availability search of trademarks and study of feasibility of registration.
2.- Filing of Trademark, Commercial names, patent, industrial design applications.
3.- Renewals and Patent annuity payments, updating owner-related information, amendments; license registration.
4.-Administrative process against or in defense of trademarks and patent applications such as oppositions, nullity or cancellation actions lodged by third parties.
5.- Legal actions against trademark infringement
6.- Litigation process for infraction of Intellectual Property rights; anti-counterfeiting, copyright law litigation.
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