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PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Yes**
Language: Spanish
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes:

* Power of Attorney forms must be notarized and legalized via either the Apostille procedure or at a Honduran consulate in your home country - one will suffice for all Central American countries. If a power is not restricted by the grantor to a specific case, it can be used for other matters. The consulate will provide instructions on the procedure; note that costs will be incurred for this.

** The Assignment of Invention must be legalized. The Assignment document to be used in Guatemala needs to be legalized by the Guatemalan consulate.

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