The System of
Payment Regulations provides that SINPE is a Registered Trademark
owned by BCCR; that its use is solely restricted to BCCR or whomever BCCR may
authorize, and that BCCR may take action, through proper legal channels,
against anyone engaging in any unauthorized use of said Registered Trademark
and its distinctive signs.
the SINPE Trademark is regulated by the Law on Trademarks and other
Distinctive Signs (Ley de Marcas y otros Signos Distintivos, No.
7978 from 1 February
2000), the Law on Procedures for the Enforcement of
Intellectual Property Rights (Ley de Procedimientos de Observancia
de los Derechos de Propiedad
Intelectual, No. 8039, from 5 October 2008),
the System of Payment Regulations, and this "Manual de Marca-
SINPE". Therefore, anyone authorized by BCCR to use such Trademark shall do
it strictly abiding by this legal framework.
any violation of "SINPE Intelectual Property
Rights" (SINPE Trademark, Central Directo
or SINPE Software), is protected by such trade registry. Consequently, anyone
who may detect any such situation and/or who may be affected by any such
situation, should report it to any of BCCR offices, so BCCR may start an
investigation. Reports may be submitted through the form provided in our
Contact section. Information will be treated confidentially.
Manual SINPE (Spanish)
report unauthorized (Spanish)