Bolivia

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Foreign filing information

Direct (Paris Convention) filing

european validation Direct file pct stage

BO

Filing requirements

Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes**
Language: Spanish
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

    *Signatures should be certified by Notary Public, and for corporations the Notary Public should also certify that it is known to him/her that the officer/s who signed on behalf of the company is/are authorized for such legal action according to the corporate statutes. POAs must then be legalized via The Apostille procedure. POA must be filed within 40 days from the filing date of the application.

    **Assignments must be certified by Notary Public and legalized by the Bolivian consulate, and must be filed within 60 days from the filing date of the application.

  • A certified copy of the priority document and its certified Spanish translation must be filed within 60 days from the application filing date (with details needed at filing).

  • Bolivia is not a member of the PCT.

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