FAQ's

APPLICATION OF TRADEMARKS

Is Ecuador a member of the Hague Convention – Apostille?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Paris Convention?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Nice Agreement?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Madrid system?


No





EXAMINATION

Is Ecuador a member of the Hague Convention – Apostille?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Paris Convention?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Nice Agreement?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Madrid system?


No





OPPOSITION

Is Ecuador a member of the Hague Convention – Apostille?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Paris Convention?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Nice Agreement?


Yes




Is Ecuador a member of the Madrid system?


No





APPEAL

How long is the registration time and when does a registration need to be renewed?


The registration of a trademark will last 10 years from the registration date and may be renewed for successive periods of 10 years.




What is the deadline for submitting a renewal?


The registry owner shall request the renewal 6 months prior to the expiration of registration. There is a grace period of 6 months after the expiration date during which the trademark can be renewed.




What are the renewal requirements?


The renewal official fee must be paid together with the filing of the application. Proof of use of the mark is not required. At the renewal, the holder may reduce or limit the products or services indicated in the original registration.




Is there a grace period to submit a renewal?


Yes, there is a grace period of 6 months, counted from the date of expiration of the registration.





RENEWAL

How long is the registration time and when does a registration need to be renewed?


The registration of a trademark will last 10 years from the registration date and may be renewed for successive periods of 10 years.




What is the deadline for submitting a renewal?


The registry owner shall request the renewal 6 months prior to the expiration of registration. There is a grace period of 6 months after the expiration date during which the trademark can be renewed.




What are the renewal requirements?


The renewal official fee must be paid together with the filing of the application. Proof of use of the mark is not required. At the renewal, the holder may reduce or limit the products or services indicated in the original registration.




Is there a grace period to submit a renewal?


Yes, there is a grace period of 6 months, counted from the date of expiration of the registration.





USE REQUIREMENTS

How long is the registration time and when does a registration need to be renewed?


The registration of a trademark will last 10 years from the registration date and may be renewed for successive periods of 10 years.




What is the deadline for submitting a renewal?


The registry owner shall request the renewal 6 months prior to the expiration of registration. There is a grace period of 6 months after the expiration date during which the trademark can be renewed.




What are the renewal requirements?


The renewal official fee must be paid together with the filing of the application. Proof of use of the mark is not required. At the renewal, the holder may reduce or limit the products or services indicated in the original registration.




Is there a grace period to submit a renewal?


Yes, there is a grace period of 6 months, counted from the date of expiration of the registration.





INTERNATIONAL TREATIES

How long is the registration time and when does a registration need to be renewed?


The registration of a trademark will last 10 years from the registration date and may be renewed for successive periods of 10 years.




What is the deadline for submitting a renewal?


The registry owner shall request the renewal 6 months prior to the expiration of registration. There is a grace period of 6 months after the expiration date during which the trademark can be renewed.




What are the renewal requirements?


The renewal official fee must be paid together with the filing of the application. Proof of use of the mark is not required. At the renewal, the holder may reduce or limit the products or services indicated in the original registration.




Is there a grace period to submit a renewal?


Yes, there is a grace period of 6 months, counted from the date of expiration of the registration.