Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes
Language: Spanish
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: Yes**
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: * Unlike most countries that require signed forms from the applicant, the Colombian Patent Office accepts faxed or scanned copies of the Power of Attorney forms and Assignment forms.

** Excess claims fee: COP 42,000 per claim over 10; deferred payment of the excess claims fees is allowed. An amendment to reduce the claims may be submitted. Any amendments made will incur additional translation costs.

• The published set of claims must be filed at national phase entry.


Established: 1992

Number of Professional Staff: 120

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Colombia

Gómez-Pinzón is a full-service law firm with offices in Bogotá and Medellín and one of the strongest IP practices in Colombia. The firm’s portfolio of services includes patent, utility model and industrial design prosecution in Colombia and abroad. An experienced team of attorneys-at-law, chemists, microbiologists, and engineers provide highly qualified advice concerning patent drafting, prosecution, litigation, licensing and maintenance, among others. Gómez-Pinzón also has very strong trademark, copyright, regulatory, franchise and consumer protection practices. The firm also specializes in foreign financing, business law and advising on international transactions.


• Copyrights
• IP Litigation
• IP Rights Licensing
• Patent Drafting and Prosecution
• Regulatory Affairs
• Trademark Prosecution

Contact Information


Calle 67 No. 7-35 Oficina 1204,
Edificio Caracol,
Bogotá 110231,