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Foreign filing information

Direct (Paris Convention) filing

european validation Direct file pct stage


Filing requirements

Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: No
Language: Spanish
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

    *Powers of Attorney must be notarized and legalized via either The Apostille procedure or at a Uruguayan 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 90 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.

  • 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).

  • Uruguay is not a member of the PCT.

  • Excess claims fee: USD 24.40 per claim over 10

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