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Argentina

Patent filing & translation requirements

Below we’ve listed the patent filing and translation requirements for Argentina. Whilst we endeavour to ensure these regulations remain up-to-date, they are subject to change. We advise you check with the local patent office or relevant counsel regarding any questions about country specific regulations.

Direct Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Argentina
LanguageSpanish
Filing Deadline12 months
Filing Extension No
Translation Extension 10 business days (A translation certification is required if an extension is used)
Power of AttorneyYes, must be submitted within 40 working days from the filing date (Notarized and Apostilled)
General POA Accepted Yes
Assignments Only if the applicant of the Priority Document is different from the current application. Within 3 months from the filing date (Must be notarized and Apostilled unless the person signing it is the inventor. A plain signature is needed)
Excess Claims Fee Due at Filing Yes
Claims Amendment Possible at Filing Yes
Fee for Amending Claims at Filing No
Request for Examination Deadline Due within 18 months from filing date
Can Examination be Requested at Filing? Yes
Patent Prosecution Highway Yes
Priority Document 3 months from filing date. Certified translation required

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