Mark

Mark shall mean a sign in the form of a picture, name, word, letters, figures, composition of colours, or a combination of said elements, having distinguishing features and used in the activities of trade in goods or services.

Trade Mark shall mean a Mark that is used on goods traded by a person or by several persons jointly or a legal entity to distinguish the goods from other  goods of the same kind.

Service Mark shall mean a Mark that is used for services traded by a person or by several persons jointly or a legal entity to distinguish the services from other services of the same kind.

Collective Mark shall mean a Mark that is used on goods and/or services having the same characteristics that are traded jointly by several persons or legal entities to distinguish the goods and/or services from others of the same kind.

Consultant of Intellectual Property Rights shall mean a person who has expertise in the field of intellectual property rights and specifically provides services in filing and handling applications of Patents, Marks, Layout Design of Integrated Circuits and other fields of intellectual property rights and shall be registered at the Directorate General.

Priority Right shall mean the right of an Applicant to file an Application originating from a member country of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property or the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization in order to get recognition that the Filing Date of the country of origin be the priority date in the country of designation that is also a member country of the two agreements, provided that the filing of the Application is made during the period prescribed in the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.  

The right to a Mark is the exclusive right granted by the State to the owner of a Mark which is registered in the General Register of Marks for a certain period of time, to himself use said Mark or to grant permission to another party to use it.