Argentina

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Foreign filing information

Direct (Paris Convention) filing

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AR

Filing requirements

Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Sometimes**
Language: Spanish
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

    *POAs must be notarized and legalized via either The Apostille procedure or at an Argentinian consulate in your home country. The consulate will provide instructions on the procedure that is required; note that costs will be incurred for this. POAs must be filed within 40 days from the filing date of the application.

    If the POA is issued for a company, the Notary Public must not only certify the authenticity of the signature, but also confirm that the person(s) who signed is legally capable of doing so.

    **Assignments do not need any kind of certification or legalization and must be filed within 90 days from the filing date of the application.

  • A certified copy of the Priority Document and its certified Spanish translation must be filed within 90 days from the application filing date (with details needed at filing).

  • Argentina is not a member of the PCT.

  • Excess claims fee: ARP 50 per claim over 10

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