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July 26, 2017

Argentina: fee changes

On July 18, 2017, the Resolution 311-E/2017 was published in the Official Gazette of Argentina announcing the upcoming increase in fees for patents, utility models, trademarks and industrial designs. Like in 2016, the fees will be increased in two phases – on August 1, 2017 and October 1, 2017.

For your reference please see the implemented changes in the table below. The fees are indicated in Argentine Pesos with approximate amounts in USD.


 

Before August 1, 2017

On and after August 1, 2017

On and after October 1, 2017

Patents

Filing

- up to ten claims

- per each additional claim in excess of ten

3,500 (200)

180 (10)

3,500 (200)

180 (10)

4,920 (282)

180 (10)

Examination

- up to ten claims

- per each additional claim in excess of ten

2,900 (166)

180 (10)

2,900 (166)

180 (10)

4,100 (235)

180 (10)

Maintenance fee from the 1st to the 3rd year (per year)

1,200 (69)

1,300 (74)

1,450 (83)

Maintenance fee from the 4th to the 6th year (per year)

2,900 (166)

3,200 (183)

3,500 (200)

Maintenance fee for the 7th and each subsequent year

5,800 (332)

6,400 (366)

7,000 (400)

Trademarks

Filing (for TMs up to 6cm wide and 6cm high)

1200 (69)

1700 (97)

1700 (97)

Filing (additional fees for TMs larger than 6cm wide and 6cm up to 1/3 of page)

300 (17)

350 (20)

450 (26)

Filing (additional fees for TMs larger than 1/3 and up to 2/3 of page)

600 (34)

600 (34)

600 (34)

Filing (additional fees for TMs larger than 2/3 and up to the whole page)

1,000 (57)

1,000 (57)

1,400 (80)

Renewal

1,500 (86)

1,500 (86)

2,100 (120)

Industrial Designs

Filing

1,200 (67)

1,700 (97)

1,700 (97)

Renewal

1,500 (86)

1,500 (86)

2,100 (120)

 

As you may see, some fees will increase while others remain unchanged. The average rate of the fee increase will constitute approximately 30%. The fees for utility model prosecution constitute 50% of those for patents, as previously.

IP-Coster quotation system will be duly updated as soon as the revised fees enter into force. To get information on patent, trademark, or design registration in Argentina and other jurisdictions of your interest, please visit our applicant’s guide.


Author: Lynda Miller

 

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