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General Information on Trademark Proceedings in Argentina

The procedure of examination after filing includes: Publication in official gazette for purpose of opposition of third parties; Opposition, statutory term for this is 30 days after publication date. Examination includes form and registrability as well as to prior references. Once oppositions and any official actions are overcome the Trademark Office will grant the Registration for 10 years. The overall time of examination procedure must be estimated between 18-24 months.


 

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Argentina is a member of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property as of February 10, 1967.

In the absence of prior disclosure of an invention in Argentina or abroad, an independent patent may be obtained, for a term of 20 years counted as from the date of filing. The law also provides patents of addition for ’improvements’ of known inventions.

The application may be made in the name of an individual or a company.

Disclosure by the inventor within one year, either prior to filing in Argentina or to the claimed priority, is not a bar to obtaining a valid patent. However, foreign patents or publications of patent applications are not considered to be disclosures by the inventor.
In applications involving the use of micro-organisms not available to the public, it is necessary to effect a deposit of the micro-organism culture in an authorized depository institution no later than the filing date of the ... More details

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  • Complete names, street addresses and citizenship of the applicant and inventors

  • Formal Drawings which must include the following views:

    • perspective view
    • front view
    • rear view
    • top view
    • bottom view
    • left side view
    • right side view

  • Power of Attorney (Notarized and legalized by Argentine Consul or certified by Apostille under the Hague Convention. (This document may be filed during 40 days after the filing date)

  • Assignment of Invention this document does not need legalization. It must bear a date prior the filing date in Argentina and priority. (This document may be filed during 90 days after the filing date).

  • Certified copy of the priority document, and its Spanish translation (certified) legalization is not required. (This document may be filed during 90 days after the filing date) ... More details

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Utility Model protection is available for any new arrangement, shape of tools, work instruments, utensils, devices, or objects having an industrial nature and which implies an improvement of their function. Utility model certificates are granted for an un-extendible term of ten years from filing.

Argentina is a member of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property as of February 10, 1967.
In the absence of prior disclosure of an invention, in Argentina or abroad, an independent utility model certificate may be obtained.

The application may be made in the name of an individual or a company.

Disclosure by the inventor within one year, either prior to filing in Argentina or to the claimed priority, is not a bar to obtaining a valid utility model certificate. However, foreign patents, utility model certificates, or publications of patent or utility model applications are not ... More details

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