About Panama Trademark Registration

It is highly recommended to register your trademark in Panama to have all legal rights over it. The trademark can be a sign, logo, word, image, figure, graph, wrapping or packaging style, colors, among others.

You will be able to use the trademark registered symbol ® as soon as the registration process is completed. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has a dedicated branch to manage Intellectual Property (IP), which is responsible to process trademark registration requests.

Your trademark can be registered in Panama for a period of 5 or 10 years, starting from the date your request is submitted. This registration can be renewed 12 months prior to their expiry date.

Benefits of Trademark Registration in Panamas

  • It is the only legal way to obtain legal rights over the trademark
  • Provides legal protection in Panama
  • Discourage others from using your trademark
  • Provides a legal framework to file claims and pursue economic compensation from unauthorized use

Panama Trademark Registration Requirements

  • Power of attorney
  • Sworn affidavit about trademark use
  • Trademark description
  • Three (3) samples of trademark use
  • If the trademark has been registered in another country, certificate of trademark registration authenticated by a notary and either Apostilled or authenticated by the Consulate of Panama
  • Corresponding government fees

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