Ecuador

 

TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 10th Edition
Single class system
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal Renewal fees are payable every 10 years after the date of the Resolution accepting the mark
Use provisions

Non-use of a mark for a period of 3 years from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties. However, use of the mark in another member country of the Andean Pact (Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Venezuela) is a valid defence to such an action.

PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent

Substantive, with or without priority

PCT national phase

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the effective filing date
Annuities With effect from 1 June 2010, annuities are now payable on the last day of the month containing the anniversary of the first and each subsequent anniversary of the effective filing date.  
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration Registered designs have an inextensible term of 10 years from the filing date
Renewal No renewal fees are payable