Uruguay

 
Lysaght offers a complete IP service in this country, assisting clients in the filing, registration, recordal and renewal of their IP rights. For further information and our prices, please e-mail us with your specific enquiry.
TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 10th Edition
Multi-class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the registration date and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisions

There is no provision in Uruguay for the cancellation of trade mark registrations on the basis of non-use.

PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent Substantive with or without priority claims
Priority

Convention priority can be claimed

Duration

Patents are granted for a term of 20 years from the local filing date

Annuities

Annual renewal fees become payable only after allowance of patent applications, with the first annual fee falling due before expiry of 60 days from the date of notification of allowance.  Subsequent annual fees are payable on the anniversaries of the filing date.  Failure to pay renewal fees when due, or within a 6 month period of grace, will lead to lapse of the patent. 

DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority

Convention priority can be claimed

Duration Designs are registered for a term of 10 years from the filing date, although this term can be extended by a further 5 years on payment of a fee
Renewal As well as the extension fee which is payable before the expiry of the initial 10-year term, annual renewal fees are also payable.