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INAPI sets new examiner’s fees in patent prosecution

The Chilean Patent and Trademark Office (INAPI), in exempt Resolution Number 112, has announced new rates for Examination fees, that shall come into force on Friday April 19, 2013. These rates apply to Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Designs and Layout Designs, and Integrated Circuit Topographies.

According to this decree, the new tariffs are:

Patents USD 950
Utility Models USD 750
Industrial Drawings, Industrial Designs, and Integrated Circuit Topographies Layout Designs USD 630

Examiner’s fees have remained unchanged since 2012, and they were modified accordingly to the national Consumer’s Price Index (IPC).

If you have any questions regarding the matters discussed in this memorandum, please contact the following attorneys or call your regular Carey contact.

This memorandum is provided by Carey y Cía. Ltda. for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended and should not be construed as legal advice.

Carey y Cía. Ltda.
Isidora Goyenechea 2800, Piso 43
Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.