Colombia’s Superintendence of Industry and Commerce Modifies Rates for 2021
Through Resolution No. 61157 of 2020, which has been in force since Jan. 1, 2021, the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) in Colombia increased its official fees for the procedures regarding industrial property, which involves new creations (e.g., patents, layout designs of integrated circuits and industrial designs) and distinctive signs.
As an example, the entity established the official fees for filing a trademark application in one class for approximately U.S. $280 (approximately $977,500 Colombian pesos) and each additional class at approximately U.S. $145 (approximately $488,500 Colombian pesos).
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