It is required to file a trademark application including the list of the goods and/or services to in Spanish. It is not allowed filing in a different language with late submission of Spanish translation.
For obtaining a valid filing date, a trademark application in Ecuador shall contain at least the following:
– information about the applicant;
– representation of the trademark;
– indication of the goods and services for which the registration is sought;
– proof of payment of the filing fee.
Multiple-class trademark applications are not possible in Ecuador.
The original of the POA should be signed by the applicant, notarized and legalized up to the Consul of Ecuador or apostilled. The original POA may be submitted within sixty days from filing a trademark application.
A certified copy of the Priority Document translated into Spanish should be filed within nine months from the priority date.