Patent applications are prosecuted at the National Office of Intellectual Property, which is a department of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining.
How do you register or secure patent rights, and is national or international coverage most appropriate?
Patent applications are prosecuted at the National Office of Intellectual Property, which is a department of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining. Only regular or convention patent filings are acceptable in Uruguay. Uruguay is not a member to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).
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