IMPORTS: $82,956 BILLION
TOTAL AREA: 2,780,400 KM2
CURRENCY: ARGENTINE PESO ($) (ARS)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: SPANISH
Contracting Party of the Paris Convention: YES.
Contracting Party of the Hague System: NO.
Decree-Law 6673/63 on Industrial Designs and Models, as amended by Law 27.444/18, Resolution 250/18, Resolution 252/18 and Decree 353/2019
Grace period for filing applications, from disclosure:
Multiple design applications -one application for different embodiments-available:
Multiple designs are allowed. Up to 20 embodiments, provided that must fall under the same Locarno Classification.
Formal filing requirements:
Identification of the applicant.
Description (optional); Drawings.
Priority document, when applicable.
Power of Attorney.
No publication takes place.
Registration Proceeding Outline:
Filing. Formal examination. Decision.
Average time from filing to grant:
From 1 week to a maximum 3 months if priority is claimed.
Term of Protection and Maintenance:
5 years, plus 2 renewal terms of 5 years each.