Central America IP Country Factsheet

Central America Country Factsheet

This Factsheet gives an overview on how to protect and manage Intellectual Property assets in Central America with a tailored approach to the needs of European SMEs, that will benefit from factual and practical information including formal and substantive requirements or fees, among others.


  1. IP Rights in Central America for SMEs: Background
  2. Intellectual Property Rights for SMEs: Why is this relevant to you?
  3. How do Central American IP legal frameworks work compare to International Standards?
  4. IP Rights in Central America: The basics:
  • Copyright and Related Rights
  • Patents and Utility Models
  • Industrial Designs and Industrial Models
  • Trade marks
  • Geographical Indications