Patent

Venezuela

BASIC FACTS

Patent Protected
Product Patent and Process Patent
Patentable Inventions as per Patent Act
"1) any new product, defined and useful; 2º) any new machine or tool and any new instrument or apparatus Of industrial use or of medicinal, technical or scientific application; 3º) the parts or elements of machines, mechanisms, apparatuses, accessories, T
Inventions not Patentable
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Non-Convention Application
Yes
Convention Application
Yes
PCT National Phase Application
No
Divisional Application
Yes
Patent of Addition
Yes
Patent of Importation (Patent of Introduction)
Yes
Others
No
Utility Model Protection is provided under Patent
Yes
Type of Application
Non-convention application
Time Period
N/A
Extended Deadline
N/A
Patent of Invention
10 Years
Utility Model Patent
10 Years
Design Patent
N/A
Extension of Foreign Patent
Up to the term of validity of the original patent
Exceptions (e.g. Pharmaceutical Patents)
Pharmaceutical Patents; Preparations, Reactions and Chemical Combinations; with 5 Years extension.

PROSECUTION

Basic Number of Pages
N/A
Basic Number of Claims
N/A
Basic Number of Dependent Claims
N/A
Basic Number of Independent Claims
N/A
Types of Claims
Product-by-Process
Invention Specification
N/A
Language of Specification
Spanish
Translation required
Yes
Due date to file the translation
1 Month
Power of Attorney (In case of individual applicant, copy of passport is required)
Apostille
Deed of Assignment
Apostille
Priority Document, with required translation
Certified
Incorporation Certificate, with required translation
Signed & Sealed
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate, with required translation
Certified
International Search Report (ISR), in case of PCT
No
International Preliminary Examination Report (IPEA), in case of PCT
No
Declaration of Ownership
Consulate Legalized
Declaration of Nationality
No
Copy of Inventor's Passport
No
Other Documents
No
Applicability of Examination
Mandatory
Time of Examination
Pre-Publication
Time Frame from the Date of Application
3 Years or more
Deadline to File the Reply
1 Month
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Yes
Period of Permissible Extension
2 Months
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 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
Yes
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
2 Months
Applicability of Publication
No
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
N/A

OPPOSITION

Applicability of Opposition
Yes