Industrial Design

Argentina

BASIC FACTS

Registrable Designs as per the Act
Followings are the Registrable Subject Matter for Industrial Design Protection: 1. Any three-dimensional configuration of an industrial or handicraft article which may be used as a model for the manufacture of replicas and which is distinguishable by
Designs not Registrable
Industrial Design Protection excludes the following: 1. Designs the use of which may undermine public order or offend public morality.
Non-convention Application
Yes
Convention Application
Yes
Utility Model Protection is provided under Industrial Design
No
Type of Application
N/A
Requirement for Novelty
N/A
Time Period
15 Years
Effective Date
Application Date

PROSECUTION

Number of Views Required
4
Power of Attorney (In case of individual applicant, copy of passport is required)
Apostille
Deed of Assignment
Apostille
Priority Document, with required translation
Apostille
Incorporation Certificate, with required translation
No
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate, with required translation
No
Declaration of Use
No
Declaration of Ownership
No
Declaration of Nationality
No
Copy of Inventor's Passport
Yes
Other Documents
No
Applicability of Examination
N/A
Time of Examination
N/A
Time Frame from the Date of Application
N/A
Deadline to File the Reply
N/A
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
N/A
Applicability of Examination
N/A
Time of Examination
N/A
Time Frame from the Date of Application
N/A
Deadline to File the Reply
N/A
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
N/A
Applicability of Publication
No
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
N/A
Applicability of Publication
Yes
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
3 Months (minimum)

OPPOSITION

Opposition Period
N/A
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
N/A
Period of Permissible Extension
N/A
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
N/A

RENEWAL

First Renewal will be due in the year
5th Year
Subsequent Renewal will be due in the year
10th Year
Grace Period
No
Time Frame for payment of Renewal before Due Date
9 Months
Time Frame for Issuance of Certificate
1 Month
Power of Attorney
Apostille
Registration Certificate
Original
Declaration / Affidavit of USE
N/A

RECORDALS

Recordals are Permissible for pending Application
Yes
Time Frame for Issuance of Certificate
1 Month
Change of Name / Legal form / Address
Power of Attorney Apostille
Certified copy of extract from Registrar of Companies, with required translation Apostille
Assignment
Power of Attorney Apostille
Deed of Assignment Apostille
Merger
Power of Attorney Apostille
Deed of Merger Apostille
License
Power of Attorney Apostille
License Agreement Apostille