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El Salvador Trademark Registration and Intellectual Property

El Salvador Trademarks Application, Intellectual Property in Central America.

Gold Service is your best option for Trademark Attorneys in El Salvador and other Central American countries.

The expertise of our team will provide you a high quality service on Intellectual property matters such as: Filing a Trademark Application, copyright infringement, filing an opposition, etc.

Day to day, intellectual property is becoming a more valuable asset to its owners, brand development, its launch and positioning in the market, the innovations, inventions or rights on creations such as literary works, software programs, mobile applications or a song deserve to be protected.  All these efforts must be protected against dishonest use by third parties that have not invested anything and solely wish to profit from other people’s work.

It will be a pleasure for Gold Service assisting you to prepare and negotiate trademark, patent, copyright and software license agreements.

What is a trademark?

A trademark is any sign, word or combination of words along with any other graphic means susceptible to clearly distinguish a product, goods or services of the same kind, but from a different manufacturer or provider.

In El Salvador, a trademark certificate has a validity term of 10 years, which can be renewed indefinitely for the same term, as long as the corresponding legal requirements are met.

Fees and expenses for filing a trademark application in El Salvador

1. Trademark registration taxes in El Salvador USD 100
2. Publication in the Official Gazette of El Salvador USD 40
3. Trademark Search in El Salvador USD 92
4. Publication in the Local Newspaper USD 43
5. Power of Attorney legalization and registration. USD 45
6. Communication and courier expenses. USD 50
Total Expenses USD 370
Gold Service Registration Fee USD 215
Total Expenses and Fees USD 585
Cost for filing a trademark application for any additional class of the same holder and trademark USD 425
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The cost (including all fees and expenses) for some other of our intellectual property services in El Salvador are:

1. Filing of an opposition USD 400
2. Defense against Opposition USD 400
3. Usage License Application USD 350
4 Trademark Assignment Application USD 350
5. El Salvador Filing Trademark Renewal Application USD 485
6. Certification of a Trademark Registration in El Salvador USD 170
7. Certification of a Trademark File USD 250
8. El Salvador Trademark Search (Commercial Name, or Slogan) USD 92
9. Antecedent Search (per owner of Trademark, Commercial Name, or Slogan) USD 195
10. Change in the Name or Domicile of the Owner of a Trademark USD 330
11. Filing and continuance, up to Final Judgment, of an Annulment Trial of a Trademark Registration USD from 1,200
12. El Salvador Copyrights application USD 385
13. El Salvador Patents Registration USD from 600
14. Utility Models Registration USD 585
15. Industrial Designs Registration USD 585
16. Search of Active Principle of Patents USD from 275
17. Registration of SubDomain.sv USD 175

Who can request trademarks or other signs?

All natural or legal persons.

Copyright:

It is the recognition granted in favor of the creator of the artistic and literary works by means of which protection is granted to the author so he may have the exclusive property rights pertaining to a moral and patrimonial character.
Related Rights:

It is the recognition that is granted in favor of the artists, interpreters and executors, producers of phonograms and broadcasting organizations.