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Patent protection cost per country - Latin America

You fill find in the table below the information regarding the costs of registering patents in each Latin American country.

Annuity or renewal costs (necessary to keep the right registered) are also included. The amounts give an estimate of the costs involved in the protection of a specific IP right for the duration indicated. To make the information more readable, the latter costs have been divided in totals for period of 5 years.

 

Country

Cost of Registration*

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Argentina

Application fee: 59€ + 2€ per additional claim past 10


Examination fee: 98€ + 4€ per additional claim past 10

Approx. total registration fee*: 257€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 138€
10 years: 652€
15 years: 1223€
20 years: 1794€

Bolivia

Application fee: 95€


Examination fee: 118€

Approx. total registration fee*: 213€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 598€
10 years: 1196€
15 years: 1794€
20 years: 2392€

Brazil

Application fee: 28€


Examination: 93€ up to 10 claims, 16€ to 78€ per additional claims

Approx. total registration fee*: 121€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 445€
10 years: 1304€
15 years: 2553€
20 years: 4075€

Chile

Application fee: 59€


Publication fee: 23€


Examination fee: 592€


Registration fee: 176€

Approx. total registration fee*: 850€

Total annuity fees**:
10 years: 173€
20 years: 404€

Colombia

Application fee: 21€ + 11€ per claim past the first 10


Examination fee: 310€

Approx. total registration fee*: 331€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 362€
10 years: 969€
15 years: 1978€
20 years: 3386€

Costa Rica

Application fee: 407€


Examination fee: 428€


Registration fee: 407€

Approx. total registration fee*: 1242€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 2068€
10 years: 4136€
15 years: 6204€
20 years: 8272€

Cuba

Application fee: 367€ + 64€ per claim past the first one


Registration fee: 160€

Approx. total registration fee*: 527€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 616€
10 years: 2467€
15 years: 5345€
20 years: 9867€

Dominican Republic

Application fee: 163€


Examination fee: 196€

Publication application fee: 50€


Publication of registration fee: 66€

Approx. total registration fee*: 475€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 375€
10 years: 1060€
15 years: 1876€
20 years: 2854€

Ecuador

Application fee: 404€ + 45€ per additional claim past 10


Examination fee: 487€


Registration fee: 166€

Approx. total registration fee*: 1057€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 710€
10 years: 2203€
15 year: 5340€
20 years: 16890€

El Salvador

Application fee: 47€


Examination: 245€ +VAT + 8€ per additional claim past 1

Approx. total registration fee*: 292€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 95€
10 years: 307€
15 years: 581€
20 years: 836€

Guatemala

Application fee: 262€

Examination fee: 314€


Registration fee: 68€

Approx. total registration fee*: 644€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 64€
10 years: 266€
15 years: 521€
20 years: 946€

Honduras

Application fee: 24€


Examination fee: 51€

Approx. total registration fee*: 75€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 34€
10 years: 68€
15 years: 102€
20 years: 136€

Mexico

Application fee: 187€ + 3€ per additional page past 30


Registration: 128€

Approx. total registration fee*: 315€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 235€
10 years: 510€
15 years: 821€
20 years: 1132€

Nicaragua

Application fee: 163€


Examination fee: 245€

Registration fee: 17€

Approx. total registration fee*: 425€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 83€
10 years: 496€
15 years: 1447€
20 years: 3325€

Panama

Application fee: 95€


Publication fee: 6€


Examination fee: 202€

Approx. total registration fee*: 303€

Total annuity fees**:
10 years: 184€
15 years: 367€
20 years: 634€

Paraguay

Application fee: 97€

Examination fee: 85€

Approx. total registration fee*: 162€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 363€
10 years: 1112€
15 years: 1912€
20 years: 3304€

Peru

Application fee: 163€ + 6€ per additional claim past 10


Examination fee: 124€


Registration fee: 57€

Approx. total registration fee*: 344€

Total annuity fees**:
5 years: 220€
10 years: 532€
15 years: 993€
20 years: 1454€

Uruguay

Application fee: 208€ + 12€ per additional claim past 10


Publication fee: 125€


Examination fee: 125€ + 21€ per additional claim past 10

Approx. total registration fee*: 458€

Total annuity fees**:
5 year: 948€
10 years: 2211€
15 years: 3791€
20 years: 5370€

Venezuela

Approx. total registration fee*: 221€

Disclaimer

* The fees included in these results are are an estimation of the minimum price of protection. This estimation only aims to serve as a guide. Additional official costs and taxes may apply. These costs do not include agent fees which may substantially raise the full cost of protection. Furthermore, the costs expressed in € are subject to change due to variations in the exchange rate with the local currency. No responsibility is accepted for actions taken on the basis of the information provided in this online tool.

*** The amounts give an estimate of the costs involved in the protection of a specific IP right for the duration indicated.

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