As for many things in life, being famous may offer plenty advantages for a distinctive sign (trademark, trade name, slogan, logo…)
The Dominican Republic legislation considers that a distinctive sign is famous when is known to the relevant sector of public or business circles in the country or international trade. Therefore, gaining fame in DR may be easier than in other jurisdictions.
Why would you want your distinctive sign to be famous?
Just because it offers the following outstanding rights:
- Prevention of third parties registration applications that copy your famous sign
- Protection without registration
- Protection further than the actual sign
- Protection beyond the registered commercial purposes, goods or services.
- Protection outside the original jurisdiction