To file a new trademark application in Chile, it is necessary to determine the goods and/or services to be protected by the new trademark. The 8th Edition of the Nice Classification is applicable in Chile.
The Chilean law does not have a registration of commercial names. Nevertheless, the trademark law allows the registration of trademarks to distinguish "commercial establishments" for the protection of the name of an establishment for the sale and purchase of products. The application must include a reference to the classes of products that are comprised in the trademark. In this class, trademarks are granted on a regional basis.
Chile is divided in 15 regions, being the V, VIII and the Metropolitan region the most populated and the most important in commercial and industrial activities. The government registration fees are applied per region comprised in the application, and as from December 1, ... More details