The identification of the
applicant and the inventor
A summary with the object
and purpose of the invention.
One or more claims that require
the subject matter for which
patent protection is needed.
The card for the thematic file and a card for the file of
owners, duly filled out, in accordance with the format of
the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce.
The powers that are
Proof of payment for an
Invention Patent or a Utility
When there is a previous foreign application:
the copy of the first patent application, in the
event that priority is requested, expressly
indicating: if the priority is not claimed, the
copy is not required.
Title or name of the invention
that must be Descriptive, Brief
Entity in Charge
In Colombia, the entity responsible for
granting patents is the Superintendence
of Industry and Commerce
Its main offices are located
in Santafé de Bogotá D.C.
International Novelty Verification
requires a worldwide
Reviewing a patent
application can last up to
The invention patent is conferred for
20 years, counted from the
Once this period has expired, the
protection of the state ceases and the
invention becomes a world heritage
Any Colombian citizen can
apply for his patent.
A patent is a legal title
granted to an applicant for
protection of an invention.
Documents Needed To File
Description and claims
When the procedures are passed, a
publication must be made in "THE
GAZETA DE LA INDUSTRIAL
Patent Classes in Colombia
Original patents are those
independent of any foreign
Foreign patent is the one requested for
the first time in a country other than
those of the Cartagena Agreement.
Priority patents of the Cartagena Agreement are
those granted with the priority of a previous
application in a member country of the