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ClassificationInternational, Nice 10th Edition
Goods and services can be registered
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Renewal10 years from the registration date and every 10 years thereafter
Proof of use

Non-use of a mark for a period of 3 years from registration, or for any uninterrupted period of 3 years, renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties. Proof of use in one of the other Andean Pact countries (Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia) may prevent cancellation

Types of Patent

Substantive with or without priority claims

PCT national phase
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Duration20 years from the effective filing date
AnnuitiesRenewal fees are due annually, on the first and each subsequent anniversary of the effective filing date of the  application.  A grace period of 6 months from the start of each annual period is available. 
PriorityConvention priority can be claimed

Registered designs are valid for a period of 10 years from the filing date

RenewalNo renewal fees are payable.