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Framework Law on Regulatory Boards for the Denomination of Origin (Law No. 28331), Peru

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PERU

LAW No. 28331 (Published in “El Peruano”, August 14)

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC

WHEREAS:

THE PERMANENT COMMISSION OF THE CONGRESS OF THE

REPUBLIC

Has issued the following Law:

FRAMEWORK LAW ON REGULATORY BOARDS FOR DENOMINATIONS OF ORIGIN

Article 1.- Purpose of the Law The purpose of this Law is to establish the conditions for the constitution and management of Regulatory Boards for Appellations of Origin, which are responsible for administering appellations of origin that have been declared protected.

Article 2.- Regulatory Boards Once the protection of an appellation of origin has been declared, in conformity with the provisions of Decision 486 of the Andean Community and other relevant provisions, its Regulatory Board may be authorized to begin operation.

Article 3.- Associations which May Function as Regulatory Boards The INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs may authorize the operation, as Regulatory Boards, of organizations constituted as civil, non-profit-making associations which so request and which meet the requirements laid down in this Law. The said associations shall be entered in the respective public registry and may not engage in any activity of a political or religious nature or any other activity that is unrelated to their function as an administrator of the appellation of origin.

The above-mentioned civil associations shall comprise natural persons or legal entities which deal directly with the extraction, production and preparation of the product or products protected by the appellation of origin, who wish of their own free will to belong to such associations.

Public or private entities with a direct link to the products whose appellation has remained protected may also be members. Private-sector representatives shall form a majority of the members of such associations.

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Producers who do not belong to the civil association authorized to operate as a regulatory board may use the corresponding appellation of origin, provided they meet the conditions laid down in applicable legislation in force and the Rules and Regulations of the respective appellation of origin.

Article 4.- Statutes. Without prejudice to the legal provisions which apply to the civil association by reason of its nature and form, in order for its operation as a regulatory board to be authorized, the Statutes of the civil association shall contain:

(a) the name, which may not be identical or similar to that of other entities in a way that might lead to confusion;

(b) the aim or purpose, as it may not engage in activities outside the administration of the appellation(s) of origin in question;

(c) the classes of associates, depending on the type of activities carried out; (d) the conditions for the acquisition or loss of the capacity of associate, as well as

for the suspension of the rights of associate; (e) the rights and duties of the associates; (f) the governance and representation bodies of the civil association and their

respective powers, as well as the rules relating to the convening of meetings, constitution and operation of bodies of a collegiate nature;

(g) the property and resources covered; (h) the system for auditing the economic and financial management of the

entity; (i) the fate of the property or resulting net assets, in the event of the body’s

liquidation, which should in no case give rise to division between the associates.

Article 5.- Requirements for Authorization For the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs to grant authorization for operation as a Regulatory Board, civil associations shall meet the following requirements:

(a) The purpose of the administration must be a specific recognized appellation of origin;

(b) It must be clear from the information provided to the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs and the information obtained thereby that the civil association meets the necessary conditions to ensure compliance with the legal provisions and guarantee efficient administration of the recognized appellations of origin;

(c) They must forward the draft Rules and Regulations for the appellation of origin, with a view to their approval by the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs.

Article 6.- Authorization for Operation of Regulatory Boards. Once compliance with the requirements laid down in this Law and the necessary conditions to represent the beneficiaries of the appellation of origin to be administered has been established, the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs shall authorize the civil association to operate as a Regulatory Board, by means

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of a duly reasoned decision, which must be issued no more than thirty (30) days after the application has been filed.

Once it has been approved or signed, the decision to grant or refuse authorization shall be published in the Legal Rules offprint of the Official Gazette “El Peruano”.

Article 7.- Right of Appeal Any natural person or legal entity that has been refused admission to the Regulatory Board may request that this decision be reviewed by the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs.

Article 8.- Governing Bodies of the Regulatory Boards The General Assembly shall be the supreme body of the Regulatory Board and shall elect the members of the Governing Board and the Oversight Committee. The Governing Board shall appoint the Director General as the representative of the association.

Article 9.- Jurisdiction of the Regulatory Boards The scope of the jurisdiction of each Regulatory Board shall be determined as follows:

(a) from a territorial perspective: by the respective production area; (b) with regard to products: by the products protected by the appellation of

origin; (c) with regard to persons: by the persons authorized to use the appellation

of origin.

Article 10.- Powers of the Regulatory Boards The Regulatory Boards shall be entitled, as set out in their own Statutes and in conformity with the provisions of Article 6 of this Law, to exercise the rights entrusted to their administration and to assert them in any type of administrative or judicial proceedings, without presenting any instruments other than the said Statues, and it shall be assumed, barring evidence to the contrary, that the rights exercised have been entrusted, directly or indirectly, by their respective associates.

Article 11.- Functions of the Regulatory Boards The Regulatory Boards shall, inter alia, perform the following functions:

1. Draft proposals to amend the Rules and Regulations specific to the appellation of origin with regard to Article 5 of this Law, with a view to their approval by the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs.

2. Guide, monitor and check the production and preparation of the products protected by the appellation of origin, verifying compliance with the technical standard or regulations, as the case may be, with a view to guaranteeing the origin and quality thereof for their commercialization on the domestic and international market.

3. Preserve the prestige of the appellation of origin on the domestic market and abroad, in coordination with the other public and private sectors, as appropriate.

4. Act with legal capacity to represent and defend the general interests of the appellation of origin.

5. Exercise the powers delegated by the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive

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Signs. 6. Draw up a list of beneficiaries of the appellation of origin. 7. Exercise control over the annual production of the product or products

covered. 8. Take the necessary steps to preserve the prestige and ensure the proper use

of the appellation of origin administered. 9. Guarantee the origin and quality of a product, establishing a quality control

system which includes analytical (physical, chemical and bacteriological, inter alia) or organoleptic examinations, as necessary.

10.Establish and apply sanctions to their associates for non-compliance with the Statutes, in accordance with the provisions thereof.

Article 12.- Authorizations for the Use of an Appellation of Origin The Regulatory Boards shall grant authorization for the use of the appellation of origin they administer, in accordance with the powers delegated by the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs and the corresponding provisions of relevant legislation.

Article 13.- Scope of the Authorization of Use Authorization to use an appellation of origin which has been declared protected shall be requested from its Regulatory Board by persons who:

(a) are directly involved in the extraction, production or preparation of the products distinguished by the appellation of origin;

(b) carry out the said activity within the territory delimited by the declaration of protection;

(c) meet the requirements laid down by the Rules and Regulations of each appellation of origin.

Article 14.- Formalities for Requesting Authorization of Use Requests for authorization of use shall be addressed to the respective Regulatory Board, and must contain and be accompanied by the following:

(a) Name and place of domicile of the applicant; (b) Any necessary powers of attorney; (c) Documents proving the existence and representation of the legal person

applying; (d) The appellation of origin the applicant wishes to use; (e) Certification of the place or places of exploitation, production or preparation

of the product, methods of production or preparation and links with the protected geographical area. Accreditation shall be granted via the inspection visit conducted by the natural person or legal entity designated by the Regulatory Board, in accordance with the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs;

(f) Certification of compliance with the technical standard or respective technical rules and regulations referring to the characteristics of the product which the appellation of origin aims to distinguish, including its components, as the case may be. Accreditation shall come with the certification carried out by the natural person or legal entity designated by the Regulatory Board, in accordance with the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs;

(g) Any other requirements stipulated by the Rules and Regulations specific to each appellation of origin.

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Article 15.- Venues for the Production and Preparation of the Product In the event that the production and preparation of the product to be distinguished by an appellation of origin do not take place in the same geographical area, the applicant shall secure proof that both areas, for the production of the raw materials and for the preparation of the product, are authorized areas covered by the declaration of protection of the appellation of origin.

Article 16.- Corrective Action to Meet Requirements If the request for authorization of use does not meet the stipulated requirements, the Regulatory Board shall notify the applicant so that he may fulfill the same, granting him a non-renewable time limit of 15 days for this purpose.

Article 17.- Handling of Applications By means of a duly reasoned decision issued within fifteen (15) days as from the date on which the application was filed, the Regulatory Board shall grant or deny authorization for use. If such authorization is denied, the applicant may appeal the decision to the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs.

The Regulatory Board is obliged to inform the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs within five (05) days of authorization of use granted or renewed, as the case may be, with a view to the inclusion of the corresponding entry in the INDECOPI Registry of Authorization of Use for Industrial Property.

Authorization of use granted shall not take effect or be enforceable on others until it has been entered in the above-mentioned Registry.

Article 18.- Duration of Authorization In accordance with Decision 486 of the Commission of the Andean Community, authorization for the use of a protected appellation of origin shall last ten (10) years and may be renewed for identical periods, in accordance with the provisions of the Rules and Regulations of each appellation of origin.

Article 19.- Lapse of authorization Authorization for the use of a protected appellation of origin shall lapse if its renewal is not requested within the stipulated period of time.

Article 20.- Unlawful Use of the Appellation of Origin Use of an appellation of origin by unauthorized persons shall be deemed to constitute an infringement of industrial property rights, including cases accompanied by indications such as kind, type, imitation and other similar instances which create confusion in the consumer’s mind.

The Regulatory Boards shall have available the necessary mechanisms for taking the corresponding legal action with the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs and other competent entities, as well as enforcing compliance.

Article 21.- Revocation of Authorization When it has been shown that the appellation of origin is used in trade in a way that does not correspond to the guidelines set out in the respective declaration of protection, the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs shall revoke the authorization of use, either ex officio or at the request of a party.

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Article 22.- Nullity of Authorization. The INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs may declare, ex officio or at the request of a party, that the authorization for the use of a protected appellation of origin is null and void if it was granted in violation of the relevant rules.

Article 23.- Bringing into conformity Persons who were using an appellation of origin prior to the date of its declaration as such shall have one (01) year to apply for the corresponding authorization for use.

Article 24.- Powers of the Office of Distinctive Signs with regard to Sanctions For the purposes of this system for the administration of protected appellations of origin, the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs shall monitor the Regulatory Boards on an ongoing basis, and may require any type of information related to the activity of associates, order inspections or audits, examine administrative books and documents and appoint a non-voting representative to attend meetings of the deliberative, managing or oversight bodies or any other bodies provided for in the respective Statutes.

Article 25.- Jurisdiction of the Office of Distinctive Signs with regard to Sanctions The INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs may impose sanctions on Regulatory Boards that infringe their own Statutes or regulations, or relevant legislation, or commit acts that affect the interests of the beneficiaries of the appellation of origin, without prejudice to the corresponding criminal sanctions or civil proceedings.

Article 26.- Types of Sanctions The sanctions referred to in the aforegoing Article may be:

(a) a warning, which may have to be published in the Legal Rules offprint of the Official Gazette “El Peruano” at the infringer’s cost.

(b) a fine ranging from 1 to 150 U.I.T, depending on the gravity of the offense. (c) suspension of the authorities of the associate from the exercise of their

functions, up to a period of five (5) years, with the designation of an Administrative Board in their stead.

(d) cancellation of the operating authorization.

Article 27.- Grounds for Cancellation The sanction of cancellation of operating authorization may only be applied in the following cases:

(a) If it is established that the operating authorization was obtained through the falsification or alteration of data or documents, or through any other type of legal fraud.

(b) If any fact that could have led to the refusal of the operating permit occurs or comes to light.

(c) If the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs was not informed, within the time limit provided for, about the authorizations of use granted.

(d) If it is established that it is impossible for the entity to fulfill its corporate purpose.

(e) If there is a recurrence of an offense that has already led to sanctions, within three (03) years prior to the recurrence.

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In any of the above cases, except for those covered by in (a) and (e), there must be a prior reprimand by the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs, which shall set a time limit of not more than three (03) months for the corresponding rectification or correction.

Cancellation of the operating authorization shall take effect thirty (30) days following its publication in the Legal Rules offprint of the Official Gazette “El Peruano”. Proceedings for the grant of authorization of use which were under way on the said date shall be evaluated by the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs.

Article 28.- Appeal against an Administrative Decision Appeals for the review of decisions issued by the INDECOPI Office of Distinctive Signs may be lodged within fifteen (15) days following notification, and shall be accompanied by new evidence. Also within this period, appeals against judgment may be lodged against the decision putting an end to the proceedings.

Article 29.- Repeal Any provisions which conflict with this Law are hereby repealed.

For communication to the President of the Republic for enactment.

Done at Lima on the twenty-third day of the month of July, two thousand and

four.

HENRY PEASE GARCIA President of the Congress of the Republic MARCIANO RENGIFO RUIZ First Vice-President of the Congress of the Republic

TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC

THEREFORE

Publication and compliance are hereby ordered.

Done at the House of Government, in Lima, on the thirteenth day of the month of August, two thousand and four.

ALEJANDRO TOLEDO Constitutional President of the Republic

CARLOS FERRARO President of the Council of Ministers


PERÜ

LEY N° 28331

(Publicado Peruano 14 de agosto)

El PRESIDENTE DE LA REPUBLICA

POR CUANTO:

LA COMISION PERMANENTE DEL CONGRESO DE LA REPUBLICA

Ha dado la Ley siguiente:

LEY MARCO DE LOS CONSEJOS REGULADORES DE

DENOMINACIONES DE ORIGEN

Artículo 1°.- Objeto de la Ley

La presente Ley tiene por objeto establecer las condiciones para la constitución y gestión de los Consejos Reguladores de Denominaciones de Origen, encargados de la administración de las denominaciones de origen cuya protección ha sido declarada.

Artículo 2°.- De los Consejos Reguladores.

Declarada la protección de una denominación de origen, conforme a las disposiciones de la Decisión 486 de la Comisión de la Comunidad Andina y demás disposiciones sobre la materia, se podrá autorizar el funcionamiento de su Consejo Regulador.

Artículo 3°.- De las Asociaciones que podrán funcionar como Consejos

Reguladores

La Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI podrá autorizar el funcionamiento como Consejos Reguladores a aquellas organizaciones constituidas como asociaciones civiles sin fines de lucro que lo soliciten y que cumplan con los requisitos establecidos en la presente Ley. Dichas asociaciones deberán estar inscritas en el registro público respectivo y no podrán ejercer ninguna actividad de carácter político, religioso o alguna otra ajena a su función como administradora de la Denominación de Origen.

Las referidas Asociaciones Civiles estarán conformadas por las personas naturales o jurídicas que directamente se dediquen a la extracción, producción y elaboración del producto o los productos amparados con la denominación de origen, que voluntariamente deseen pertenecer a las mismas.

Asimismo, podrán ser miembros las entidades públicas y privadas que tengan relación directa con los productos cuya denominación haya quedado protegida. Los representantes del sector privado deberán ser mayoría en la composición de la referida Asociación.

Los productores que no pertenezcan a la Asociación Civil que fuera autorizada para funcionar con Consejo Regulador, podrán utilizar la denominación de origen correspondiente siempre que cumplan con las disposiciones establecidas en la legislación vigente aplicable y en el Reglamento de la respectiva denominación de origen.

Artículo 4°.- Del Estatuto.

Sin perjuicio de lo establecido en las disposiciones legales aplicables a la asociación civil por razón de su naturaleza y forma, para autorizar su funcionamiento como Consejo Regulador, el Estatuto de la Asociación Civil deberá contener:

a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)
i)

Artículo 5°.- Requisitos para la autorización.

Para que la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI otorgue la autorización de funcionamiento como Consejo Regulador, las Asociaciones Civiles deberán cumplir con los siguientes requisitos:

a)
b)
c)

Artículo 6°.- Autorización de funcionamiento de los Consejos Reguladores.

Verificado el cumplimiento de los requisitos contemplados en la presente Ley y las condiciones necesarias para representar a los beneficiarios de la denominación de origen que administrará, la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI autorizará el funcionamiento de la Asociación Civil como Consejo Regulador, mediante resolución debidamente motivada, la misma que deberá ser emitida en un plazo no mayor a treinta (30) días de presentada la solicitud.

Una vez consentida o firme, la resolución por la cual se conceda o deniegue la

autorización, deberá publicarse en la separata de normas legales del Diario Oficial "El Peruano".

Artículo 7°.- Derecho de impugnación.

Cualquier persona natural o jurídica a quien se le haya denegado la admisión al

Consejo Regulador podrá solicitar que tal decisión sea revisada por la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI.

Artículo 8°.- Órganos de Gobierno de los Consejos Reguladores.

La Asamblea General es el órgano supremo del Consejo Regulador y elige a los miembros del Consejo Directivo y del Comité de Vigilancia. El Consejo Directivo designa al Director General, quién es el representante de la sociedad.

Artículo 9°.- Competencia de los Consejos Reguladores.

El ámbito de la competencia de cada Consejo Regulador estará determinado:

a)
b)
c)

Artículo 10°.- Facultades de los Consejos Reguladores.

Los Consejos Reguladores estarán legitimados, en los términos que resulten de su propio Estatuto, y de acuerdo a lo establecido en el artículo 6° de la presente Ley, para ejercer los derechos confiados a su administración y hacerlos valer en toda clase de procedimientos administrativos y judiciales, sin presentar más título que dicho Estatuto y presumiéndose, salvo prueba en contrario, que los derechos ejercidos les han sido encomendados, directa o indirectamente, por sus respectivos asociados.

Artículo 11°.- Funciones de los Consejos Reguladores.

Los Consejos Reguladores tendrán, entre otras, las siguientes funciones:

1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
7)
8)
9)
10)

Artículo 12°.- De las autorizaciones de uso de una denominación de origen

Los Consejos Reguladores otorgarán la autorización de uso de la denominación de origen que administren, de conformidad con las facultades delegadas por la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI y a lo establecido a tal efecto en la Ley de la materia.

Artículo 13°.- Alcance de la autorización de uso.

La autorización para utilizar una denominación de origen cuya protección hubiese sido declarada, deberá ser solicitada ante su Consejo Regulador por las personas que:

a)
b)
c)

Artículo 14°.- Formalidades de la solicitud de autorización de uso.

La solicitud para obtener la autorización de uso deberá estar dirigida al Consejo Regulador respectivo, debiendo contener y estar acompañada de lo siguiente:

a)
b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)

Artículo 15°.- De los lugares de producción y elaboración del producto.

En los casos en que la producción y elaboración del producto a ser distinguido con una denominación de origen no se realice en una misma área geográfica, el solicitante deberá cumplir con acreditar que ambas zonas, tanto de producción de la materia prima como de elaboración del producto, son zonas autorizadas y comprendidas en la declaración de protección de la denominación de origen.

Artículo 16°.- Subsanación de requisitos.

Si la solicitud de autorización de uso no cumple con los requisitos exigidos, el

Consejo Regulador notificará al solicitante para que les dé cumplimiento, concediéndole para tal efecto un plazo improrrogable de quince días.

Artículo 17°.- Atención de solicitudes.

Mediante resolución, debidamente motivada, expedida en el plazo de quince (15) días contado a partir de la fecha de presentación de la solicitud, el Consejo Regulador otorgará o denegará la autorización de uso.. En el caso que fuera denegada, el solicitante podrá impugnar la resolución ante la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI.

El Consejo Regulador está en la obligación de poner en conocimiento de la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI, en un plazo de cinco (05) días, la autorización de uso otorgada o renovada, de ser el caso, para proceder a su inscripción correspondiente en el Registro de Autorizaciones de Uso de la Propiedad Industrial del INDECOPI.

La autorización de uso concedida no tendrá valor ni efectos jurídicos frente a terceros, mientras no haya quedado asentada su inscripción en el Registro antes mencionado.

Artículo 18°.- Vigencia de las autorizaciones.

De conformidad con la Decisión 486 de la Comisión de la Comunidad Andina, la autorización para el uso de una denominación de origen protegida tendrá una duración de diez (10) años, pudiendo ser renovada por períodos iguales, de conformidad con las disposiciones del Reglamento de cada denominación de origen.

Artículo 19°.- Caducidad de las autorizaciones.

La autorización de uso de una denominación de origen protegida caducará si no se solicita su renovación dentro del plazo previsto.

Artículo 20°.- Uso indebido de la denominación de origen.

El uso de una denominación de origen por personas no autorizadas será considerado una infracción a los derechos de propiedad industrial, incluyendo los casos en que vengan acompañadas de indicaciones tales como género, tipo, imitación y otras similares que creen confusión en el consumidor.

Los Consejos Reguladores dispondrán de los mecanismos necesarios a afectos de iniciar las acciones legales correspondientes ante la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI y demás entidades competentes, así como exigir su cumplimiento.

Artículo 21°.- Cancelación de la autorización.

Cuando se demuestre que la denominación de origen se utiliza en el comercio de una manera que no corresponde a lo indicado en la declaración de protección respectiva, la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI, de oficio o a solicitud de parte, cancelará la autorización de uso.

Artículo 22°.- De la nulidad de autorizaciones.

La Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI podrá declarar, de oficio o a petición de parte, la nulidad de la autorización de uso de una denominación de origen protegida, si fue concedida en contravención a las normas sobre la materia.

Artículo 23°.- Adecuación.

Las personas que estuviesen utilizando una denominación de origen con anterioridad a la fecha de su declaración, tendrán un plazo de un (01) año para solicitar la autorización de uso correspondiente.

Artículo 24°.- Facultades de la Oficina de Signos Distintivos en materia de

sanciones.

A los efectos del presente régimen de administración de denominaciones de origen protegidas, la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI efectuara supervisiones permanentes a los Consejos Reguladores, podrá exigir cualquier tipo de información relacionada con la actividad societaria, ordenar inspecciones o auditorías, examinar sus libros administrativos, documentos v designar un representante que asista con voz pero sin voto a las reuniones de los órganos deliberantes, directivos o de vigilancia, o de cualquier otro previsto en el Estatuto respectivo.

Artículo 25°.- Competencia de la Oficina de Signos Distintivos en materia de sanciones.

La Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI podrá imponer sanciones a los

Consejos Reguladores que infrinjan su propio Estatuto o reglamento, o la legislación de la materia, o que incurran en hechos que afecten los intereses de los beneficiarios de la denominación de origen, sin perjuicio de las sanciones penales o las acciones civiles que correspondan.

Artículo 26°.- Tipos de sanción.

Las sanciones a que se refiere el artículo anterior podrán ser:

a)
b)
c)
d)

Artículo 27°.- Causales para la cancelación.

La sanción de cancelación de la autorización de funcionamiento, solamente

procederá en los casos siguientes:

a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

En cualquiera de los supuestos anteriores, a excepción de los previstos en los incisos a) y e), deberá mediar un previo apercibimiento de la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI, que fijará un plazo no mayor de tres (03) meses para la subsanación o corrección correspondiente.

La cancelación de la autorización de funcionamiento surtirá efectos a los treinta (30) días de su publicación en la separata de Normas Legales del Diario Oficial “El Peruano”. Los procedimientos para el otorgamiento de autorización de uso que estuvieran en trámite a dicha fecha pasarán a ser evaluados por la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI.

Artículo 28°.- Recursos administrativos.

Contra las resoluciones emitidas por la Oficina de Signos Distintivos del INDECOPI se podrá interponer recurso de reconsideración dentro de los quince (15) días siguientes a su notificación, el mismo que deberá ser acompañado con nueva prueba. En el mismo plazo se podrá interponer recurso de apelación contra la resolución que ponga fin a la instancia.

Artículo 29°.- Derogatoria.

Deróganse las disposiciones que se opongan a la presente Ley.

Comuníquese al Señor Presidente de la República para su promulgación.

En Lima, a los veintitrés días del mes de julio de dos mil cuatro.

HENRY PEASE GARCIA

Presidente del Congreso de la República

MARCIANO RENGIFO RUIZ

Primer Vicepresidente del Congreso de la República

AL SEÑOR PRESIDENTE CONSTITUCIONAL DE LA REPUBLICA

POR TANTO

Mando se publique y cumpla.

Dado en la Casa de Gobierno, en Lima, a los trece días del mes de agosto del año dos mil cuatro.

ALEJANDRO TOLEDO

Presidente Constitucional de la República

CARLOS FERRARO

Presidente del Consejo de Ministros


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