Digital Certificates for Priority Documents, Patents and Utility Models
The Argentine Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) moves forward digitalization by providing under Resolution INPI 168/2020 issued on October 19, 2020 that from October 21st, 2020, certificates of patents for inventions and utility models, such as priority documents and certificates on the status of patents and utility models, will be signed and issued only digitally.
Moreover, these documents will be incorporated on the digital grid of the procedures, accessible through the procedures INPI’s official portal.
Lastly, the Resolution sets forth that holders of patents and utility models will be notified by electronic means in the terms of Resolution INPI 76/2020 issued on July 16, 2020. The mentioned Resolution established that all administrative acts should be notified through the electronic notification system to the legal address registered in the INPI’s official portal.
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