Intellectual Property Offices in LATAM - COVID-19 update

This table shows the status of registration processes in Intellectual Property Offices (IPOs) in Latin American Countries* due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

IPOs by country Registration Process ON-SITE Registration Process ON-LINE Terms & Deadlines Source
INPI Argentina With limitations Available Terms suspended from March 12th until April 3rd, 2020 Link
SENAPI Bolivia Not available Available Terms suspended from March 22th until April 4th, 2020 Link
INPI Brazil With limitations Available Terms suspended from March 16th until April 14th, 2020 Link
INAPI Chile With limitations Available As long as exceptional situation is mantained, administrative deadlines are extended Link
SIC Colombia With limitations Available Terms suspended from March 17th until April 30th, 2020 Link
RNP Costa Rica Not available Not available No data  
OCPI Cuba Not available Not available No data  
ONAPI Dominican Rep. Not available Available Terms suspended from March 20th, 2020 until 3 working days after the end of state of emergency Link
SENADI Ecuador Not available Available Terms suspended from March 21st until March 31st, 2020 Link
CNR El Salvador Not available Not available No data Link
MINECO Guatemala Not available Not available No data Link
DIGEPIH Honduras Not available Not available No data  
IMPI Mexico Not available Not available Terms suspended from March 24th until April 19th, 2020 Link
MIFIC Nicaragua Not available Not available No data  
DIGERPI Panama Not available Not available Terms suspended from March 17th until Mach 31st, 2020 (may be extended) Link
DINAPI Paraguay Not available Available soon Terms suspended until April 12th, 2020 Link
INDECOPI Peru Not available Not available Terms suspended from March 16th until May 6th, 2020 Link
MIEM Uruguay With limitations Available Terms suspended until April 3th, 2020 Link
SAPI Venezuela Not available Not available New periods of "Boletin 600" will run once they are operational Link

 

*Please, notice that the info shown in the table is limited to the countries covered by the Helpdesk services
Sources: ClarkeModet, INPI Argentina, SENAPI, INPI Brazil, INAPI, SIC, RNP, OCPI, ONAPI, SENADI, CNR, MINECO, DIGEPIH, IMPI, MIFIC, DIGERPI, DINAPI, INDECOPI, MIEM, SAPI.

 

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