Bolivia

 

TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 9th edition
Single class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal

10 years from the registration date and every 10 years thereafter
There is a 6 month grace period

Use provisions There is no requirement to file proof of use with the registry, however, non-use of a mark for a period of 3 years from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties
PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent

Substantive, with or without priority.

(Bolivia is not yet a member of the PCT)

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the filing date
Annuities Annuities are due annually, in advance, beginning with the fee which fell due on filing the application, and every year thereafter before the end of the month containing the anniversary of the filing date.  Failure to pay an annuity leads to lapse of the patent.  Please note that no grace period for the payment of annuities is currently being allowed by the Bolivian authorities
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 10 years from the filing date (inextensible)
Renewal No renewal fees are payable