Argentina Patent Requirements
In order to apply and file for a patent in Argentina you need to provide 1. Patent Information, and you need to send to the Professional the 2. Power of Attorney and the 3. Assignment Document if required.
1.- Argentina Patent Information
1.    Name and address of the applicant.
2.    Name, address and citizenship of the Inventor(s).
3.    Invention Title, Abstract of the Invention, Utility Model or Design.
4.    Invention, Utility Model or Design Text Description.
5.    Claims.
6.    Drawings.
7.    A Spanish Translation of the specifications is required.
8.    Assignment document if applicant is different than the inventor. Does not need notarization and has to be presented within 90 days.
9.    Official certified priority document, including priority number and country of origin.
10. Official search results from the Patent Office where the patent was first filed.
The patent filing could be presented with the information from 1, 2, 3 and with copy of the original foreign patent information, priority information including date and number.
The certified priority document should be presented within 90 days.
2.- Power of Attorney
Legalized Power of attorney in the Argentinean Consulate. It has to be presented within 40 days.
3.- Patents in Argentina
Concession of the Patent Grant: 20 years
Concession of the Utility Model or Design Application: 10 years
Approximate processing time: 3 years
Member of the Paris Convention: Yes
Member of the PCT: No
4.- Application Process
1.    Patent Filining
2.    Preliminary Exam
3.    Publication in the Official Bulletin
4.    Opposition Period: 60 days
5.    Formal Examination Request: Approximately 18 months from the patent filing and once the application has been made public.
6.    Acceptance or rejection
7.    Payment of the Final Taxes and Title.