Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes*
Assignments: Sometimes**
Language: Spanish
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: * Power of Attorney forms must be notarized and legalized via either the Apostille procedure or at an Argentinian consulate in your home country. The consulate will provide instructions on the procedure that is required; note that costs will be incurred for this. Forms must be filed within 40 days from the filing date of the application. If the Power of Attorney is issued for a company, the Notary Public must not only certify the authenticity of the signature, but also confirm that the person(s) who signed is legally capable of doing so.

** Assignments do not need any kind of certification or legalization and must be filed within 90 days from the filing date of the application.

• A certified copy of the priority document and its certified Spanish translation should be submitted at the time of filing the application. Late filing of these documents is possible within three months from the application filing date but will result in a late fee, invoiced by the agent.

• Excess claims fee: ARS 180 per claim over 10.

Clarke, Modet & Co.

Established: 1879

Number of Professional Staff: 450+

European Validation RWS European validation agent in Portugal
National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Ecuador, Mexico and Peru
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay

Clarke, Modet & Co. is the largest specialist group in IPR in 10 countries covering Latin America, Spain and Portugal. With more than 450 experts, attorneys and engineers working from 32 offices and supported by a carefully chosen global network of IP agents, they work seamlessly to design the best strategy for your IP portfolio.

With almost 140 years of experience establishes them as the leading one-stop IPR boutique, providing tailor-made solutions in over 180 countries. Their services include:

• IP Consultancy
• IP Enforcement and Protection
• IP Legal Services
• IP Strategy
• IP Technical Advice


• Automotive
• Chemical Industry
• Civil Engineering
• Lifesciences
• Medical Technology
• TICs and Electronics

Contact Information


Calle Suero de Quiñones, 34-36,
28002 Madrid,