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How to Protect Intellectual Property in Colombia?

September 07, 2020

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In Colombia the intellectual property is divided into three main categories: copyrights, industrial property, and other categories, is important for you to know the differences between them because each type of intellectual property protection has it owns legal procedure, if you don't have the time to investigate this information, we invite you to contact our intellectual property lawyers in Colombia, by filling the next Contact Form.

Which are the International Agreements of Intellectual Property in Colombia?

    Intellectual Property Law Agreements
  • Andean Community Decision 486 of 2000 (CAN in Spanish)
  • Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol
  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • Paris Convention on Industrial Property, Geneva

What is Intellectual Property in Colombia?

Intellectual property is all that is protected by the intellectual property laws internationally and the regulations and agreements in Colombia, legally guaranteeing the creator's interests by offering them exclusive privileges concerning copyrights, industrial property, and other creations. But how can we define these three categories of intellectual property in Colombia?.

Industrial Property is divided into:
  • Distinctive Signs
    • Collective Trademark
    • Certification Trademark
    • Trademark Names
    • Bulb of Intellectual PropertyTrademark Emblems
    • Slogans
    • Geographical Indications
  • New Creations
    • Patents on Invention
    • Patents on Utility Models
    • Industrial Design
    • Layout Design of Integrated Circuits

Copyrights and Related Rights is divided into:
  • Literary and Artistic Works
  • Economic Rights
  • Moral Rights

  • Other Categories of Intellectual Property:
  • Plant breeder's rights
  • Biotechnology

  • As we told at the beginning of the article each type of intellectual property has is own legal procedure to make it work. In order to have the right intellectual property protection for your invention contact us via +57 (310) 5706331, or fill out the next Contact Form.

    What is a Trademark in Colombia?

    Book of Intellectual PropertyA Trademark is a group of distinctive signs that identify and distinguish certain products or services on the market, such as name, phrases, symbols, colors, sounds, slogans and logo, even the shape of the package, bottle, etc.

    What is a Patent Registration in Colombia?

    The Patent registration is a property right granted by the Colombian State as a property title of new creations and procedures, which allows the generation of profits around that invention for 20 years in Colombia when you acquire this document. To get a patent, you need to file a patent application and provide technical information about the invention.

    What is Copyright in Colombia?

    Copyright is a group of legal standards and principles that confirm the moral and patrimonial rights that the law grants to authors for the creation of a literary, artistic, musical, scientific, or didactic work, published or unpublished, besides that, is one of the fundamental human rights included in the World Human Rights Declaration.

    Do you Need Intellectual Property Lawyers in Colombia?

    Machines of Intellectual PropertyIf you are an author which intellectual property need to be defended or backed with the help of intellectual property lawyers in Colombia, we invite you to contact AGT Attorneys and start to receive the necessary advice to ensure and guard the legal protection of your work.

    Take the first step today and begin to enjoy multiple benefits from your creations. If you need legal advice on Copyright, write us in WhatsApp: +57 (310) 5706331, or fill out the next Contact Form.

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