Argentina

 

 

TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 10th edition
Single class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter.  No grace period
Use provisions An application for renewal must be supported by a declaration of use within 5 years preceding the renewal date in relation to at least some of the goods for which the mark is registered, or its use as a trade name.  Non-use of a mark for a period of 5 years from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties
PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent

Substantive, with or without priority claim.

(Argentina is not yet a member of the PCT)

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 20 years from the filing date
Annuities According to a resolution which came into force on 12 April 2004 and which supersedes all previous annuity payment regimes, annuities are now payable on each anniversary of the filing date of a patent application, beginning on the first anniversary that falls after the issuance of the notification of grant of the patent.  Annuities may be paid late, within a 6 month grace period, but a surcharge will then also become due.
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration 15 years from the filing date
Renewal Renewal fees are payable at 5-yearly intervals.  A renewal must be applied for not less than 6 months but not more than 9 months before expiration of the running term