Increase in PTO’s official fees
According to Resolution Nr. 482/2012, issued December 26th, new official fees have been approved by local PTO and will enter in force as from January 7th, 2013.
The Resolution establishes a first increase as from January, and a second as from July. The new rates will suffer an increase of 50% to 80% in filing fees for trademarks, designs and patents.
According to PTO’s report, the decision is based on the comparison with fees from other Latin American countries.