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INAPI sets new examiner's fees in patent prosecution

April 19, 2013

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 news alert, please contact the following attorneys or call your regular Carey contact.


Guillermo Carey
+56 2 2928 2612

Francisco Carey
+56 2 2928 2638


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