Patents - General Information

  • You can claim priority according to Paris Convention within: 12 months from the first filing date.
  • Member of: Paris Convention.
  • Period of protection of a patent: 20 years.
  • Annuities: there are no payment of annuities or a renewal. The length for patent rights is 5 years, 10 years, and 20 years starting from its registration.
  • Allowed time to submit the assignment deed from the date of signing the agreement: no time restrictions.