WIPO Changed the Amounts of the Individual Fee for Colombia

Colombia_flagThe Government of Colombia has notified to the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) a declaration modifying the amounts of the individual fee payable with respect to Colombia under Article 8(7) of the Madrid Protocol.

In accordance with Rule 35(2)(b) of the Common Regulations under the Madrid Agreement and Protocol, the Director General has, after consultation with the Office of Colombia, established the following new amounts, in Swiss francs, of the said individual fee:






(in Swiss francs)

Application or Subsequent Designation


–  for one class of goods or services




–  for each additional class



Where the mark is a collective or certification mark:


–  for one class of goods or services



–  for each additional class







–  for one class of goods or services



–  for each additional class



Where payment is received within the period of grace:


–  for each class of goods or services



This change will take effect on January 1, 2014.  Therefore, these amounts will be payable where Colombia

(a)          is designated in an international application which is received, or is deemed to have
been received under Rule 11(1)(c), by the Office of origin on or after that date; or

(b)          is the subject of a subsequent designation which is received by the Office of the
Contracting Party of the holder on or after that date, or is filed directly with the International
Bureau of WIPO on or after that date; or

(c)          has been designated in an international registration which is renewed on or after that date.


Source: WIPO, Information Notice NO. 32/2013