Colombia (CO)

General Information


TreatyEntry into Force
Madrid ProtocolAugust 29, 2012


Declarations made by Contracting Parties

Extension of the refusal period to 18 months Article 5(2)(b) of the Protocol
Possible notification of refusal, based on opposition, after the 18-month time limit Article 5(2)(c) of the Protocol
Charge individual fee (see list of fees and WIPO fee calculator) Article 8(7)(a) of the Protocol
Recording of licenses provided for in the domestic law, but recording of licenses in the International Register has no effect Rule 20bis(6)(b)

National/Regional Legislation

Decision 486 of the Commission of the Andean Community of Nations of 2000
Common Industrial Property Regime

Decision 689 of the Commission of the Andean Community of Nations of 2008
Regulations modifying certain articles of Decision 486 in order to allow the development and strengthening of Industrial Property Rights through the internal regulations of the Member Countries

Sole Circular of the Office of the Superintendent of Industry and Trade, published in Official Journal 44511 of August 6, 2001

Act 1455 of 2011, approving the “”Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks”, adopted in Madrid on June 27, 1989, amended on October 3, 2006 and November 12, 2007

Last updated on: December 6, 2016