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Andean Community


Decision No. 486 Establishing the Common Industrial Property Regime

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Year of Version 2000 Dates Entry into force: December 1, 2000 Adopted: September 14, 2000 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge (TK), IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property Notes Decision No. 486 was issued by the Commission of the Andean Community (also called the ‘Commission of Cartagena’) on September 14, 2000, and published in the Official Gazette of the Cartagena Agreement No. 600 of September 19, 2000, in Lima, Peru .

The Decision is divided into 16 titles: Title I (Articles 1 – 13) on General Provisions, Title II (Articles 14 – 21) on Patents, Title III (Articles 81 - 85) on Utility Models, Title IV (Articles 86 - 112) on Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits, Title V (Articles 113 - 133) on Industrial Designs, Title VI (Articles 134 - 174) on Marks, Title VII (Articles 175 - 179) on Advertising Slogans, Title VIII (Articles 180 - 184) on Collective Marks, Title IX (Articles 185 - 189) on Certification Marks, Title X (Articles 190 - 199) on Trade Names, Title XI (Article 200) on Labels or Business Signs, Title XII (Articles 201 - 223) on Geographical Indications, Title XIII (Articles 224 – 236) on Well-Known Distinctive Signs, Title XIV (Article 237) on Action Claiming Ownership, Title XV (Articles 238 - 257) on Actions for Infringement of Rights, and Title XVI (Articles 258 - 269) on Unfair Competition in Connection with Industrial Property and Final, Complementary and Transitional Provisions (Articles 270 – 280).

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) French Décision n° 486 portant régime commun concernant la propriété industrielle PDF Spanish Decisión N° 486 que establece el Régimen Común sobre Propiedad Industrial PDF HTML English Decision No. 486 Establishing the Common Industrial Property Regime PDF
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Legislative Decree No. 1075 on Approval of the Supplementary Provisions of Decision No. 486 of the Andean Community Commission Establishing the Common Regime on Industrial Property (as amended up to Legislative Decree No. 1397) (PE076)
Unique Circular of the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC) (as amended up to Resolution No. 92672 of December 21, 2018) (CO126)
Decree No. 670 of April 25, 2017, on Partial Amendments to the Regulatory Decree No. 1074 of 2015 of the Trade, Industry and Tourism Sector (CO115)
Decree No. 1074 of May 26, 2015, on Issuance of the Single Decree Regulating the Trade, Industry and Tourism Sector (CO116)
Organic Law Amending the Comprehensive Organic Criminal Code (EC074)
Decree No. 1873 of September 29, 2014, providing for Compensation by Restoring the Patent Term (CO108)
Decree No. 2264 of November 11, 2014, regulating the Compensation Prescribed for Infringement of Trademark Rights (CO109)
Resolution No. 11-029 P-IEPI granting Direct Application to the Andean Community Decision with regard to Requests for Extension to file Oppositions against the Application for Registration of Distinctive Signs (EC045)
CD-IEPI Resolution No. 003-2010 Establishing and Approving Fees charged by the Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Institute (IEPI) for its Services, expressed in terms of Ecuador's Minimum Living Wage (EC038)
Instructions for Compulsory Licensing of Drug Patents (approved by Resolution No. 10-04 P-IEPI) (EC037)
Executive Decree No. 118 on Declaration of Public Interest Regarding Access to Medicines for Human Use (EC035)
Executive Decree No. 183 on Agrochemicals used in Agricultural Production (EC036)
Law No. 29316 on the Amendment, Incorporation, and Implementation of the Miscellaneous Provisions on the Implementation of the Trade Promotion Agreement signed between Peru and United States (PE015)
Decision No. 689 on the Adequacy of Certain Articles of Decision 486 Establishing Common Regime on Industrial Property, Allowing the Development and Deepening of the Industrial Property Rights Across the Internal Regulation of the Members States (CAN017)
Decree No. 4302 of November 13, 2008, on the Establishment of the Procedure for Declaring the Existence of Public Interest in accordance with Article 65 of Decision 486 of the Andean Community Commission (CO026)
Decision No. 632 on Clarification of the Second Paragraph of Article 266 of Decision No. 486 of 2000 (CAN016)
Resolution No. 210 of January 15, 2001, Partially Implementing Decision 486 of the Commission of the Andean Community  (CO075)
Decree No. 2591 of December 13, 2000, Partially Implementing Decision 486 of the Andean Community Commission (CO024)
Supreme Decree No. 03-94-ITINCI, Enacting Provisions Regarding the Protection of Copyright and Related Rights as established under Decision No. 351 of the Cartagena Agreement (PE004)

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Decision No. 344 Establishing the Common Industrial Property Regime (CAN013)

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