Trademarks are governed in Chile by the Industrial Property Law (19.036), in force since September 30 1991, which is modified by Law 19.996, in force since December 14 2005, and Law 20.160, in force since January 2007, andregulated by Decree 263, published on December 1 2005. In February 2012 Law 20.969 came into force to implement the Trademark Law Treaty in Chile. Chile has been a member of the Paris Convention since 1991 and is aparty to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs).


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