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ECUADOR: CHANGES IN PAYMENT OF OFFICIAL FEES

Ecuador

Recent CHANGES in PATENT proceedings: Payment of Official Fees

Dear Sirs,

As reported previously, the Ecuadorian official fees for patent proceedings increased in 2012 (see table below with some of the incresed fees).

In light of this situation, considering that it turns difficult for our firm to pay in advance such high amounts, from now own we shall request our clients to transfer the official fees in advance - indicating your reference and our reference for the corresponding patent case in the subject field of the bank transfer - to our bank account, namely:

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Aprobado el Proyecto de Ley de Patentes

logo oepmEl pasado 13 de Julio de 2015, la Comisión de Industria del Senado, con Competencia legislativa Plena, aprobó el proyecto de Ley de Patentes. Es por ello que el texto no tendrá que volver a pasar por el Congreso de los Diputados y termina, así, su tramitación parlamentaria de forma definitiva. Ninguna de las 153 enmiendas presentadas se ha incluido finalmente en la Ley.

El objetivo fundamental de la nueva ley es equiparar la normativa al ámbito internacional y fortalecer el sistema de patentes español, estableciendo un marco legal que prime la actividad verdaderamente inventiva y novedosa.

Con ella se pretende fomentar y proteger la innovación en España, ofreciendo una alternativa atractiva para los interesados que opten por la vía nacional de protección de las invenciones ya que se establece un sistema de patentes sólido que evita monopolios injustificados.

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RECENT CHANGES IN TRADEMARK AND PATENT PROCEEDINGS: PAYMENT OF OFFICIAL FEES

Dear Sirs,

Continuing with our prior email of June 3, 2015 regarding the "Extreme increase to official PTO fees in Venezuela", please be informed that pursuant to Resolution 005/15 dated May 15, 2015 from the Venezuelan Intellectual Property Institute (hereinafter referred to as "SAPI"), the official fees corresponding to IP rights with SAPI, shall have to be paid directly by the applicants via bank transfer to the bank account specified in the document "Specific instructions for bank transfer and our comments" (see link to document below).

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Ecuador: Changes in payment of official fees

Ecuador

Recent CHANGES in PATENT proceedings: Payment of Official Fees

Dear Sirs,

As reported previously, the Ecuadorian official fees for patent proceedings increased in 2012 (see table below with some of the incresed fees).

In light of this situation, considering that it turns difficult for our firm to pay in advance such high amounts, from now own we shall request our clients to transfer the official fees in advance - indicating your reference and our reference for the corresponding patent case in the subject field of the bank transfer - to our bank account, namely:

COMMERZBANK AG (GERMANY)
Account name: Moeller & Co. SA
Account No. 09 785 206 00
BLZ: 500 800 00
IBAN DE06 50080000 0978520600
SWIFT: DRES DE FF
Subject: Your Ref./Our Ref.

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