Colombian domestic development plan
May 12 2023
domestic development plan
On May 5, Colombia’s Domestic Development Plan for the 2022 – 2026 term was approved. As far as IP is concerned, we can highlight the following topics:
  • number oneIt establishes that when the state gives up its share over IP rights on publicly funded projects, it can now receive guaranteed profit percentage or donation with possible tax breaks.
  • number twoIt establishes guidelines to design an agency as the body responsible for executing the science, technology and innovation policy through programs.
  • number threePaves the way for the implementation of the National Open Science Policy of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
  • number fourCreates a cost recovery fee for the services rendered by the National Copyright Office.
The Domestic Development Plan will be submitted for President Petro’s approval.