Dr. Jose Iacona
Patent registration in Argentina - IP Law firm in Argentina
We cover intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, And Copyrights. We provide Free legal ip consultations in Argentina.
Our law firm is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
As Argentina didn´t suscribe to the PCT. Any patent application must be filed within one year from the date of application (priority certificate) or before the publication (withour priority). In case that an original PCT application was published, novelty will be questioned, and the invention will became public domain.
We have an easy procedure for filing a patent application in Argentina. We work with digital documents, and courier services.
If you have a patent registered in another country, you have 12 month to claim a priority, when you start filing a patent application in Argentina.
¿What information and documents we need to start a patent application in Argentina?
To proceed with a patent registration in Argentina, we need a decription and claims of the invention. A priority certificate is needed in case that is claimed.
To obtain an Argentinean Patent, the application must be writen in spanish language. It can be in another language, but its requiered to present a spanish translation during the first ten working days.
The represent you or your company, you have to provide a Power of Attorney POA, that should be notarized and legalised by apostil of the haya in the Argentinean consulate.
Patent process and time schedule in Argentina:
During the first three years from filling the patent process, we request the patent office to start to analyze the first study.
The registration process takes two years in some cases if all the documentation and description is accurate.
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