Utility Model

Mate Mateo

Mate Mateo

The utility model is very similar to a patent, your requirements are less stringent and is commonly granted in minor innovations.

Innovations in tools, working instruments, utensils, devices or well-known objects that are provided to a practical work will be protected by the utility model

Mechanical innovations, improvement of a process or adaptations of a product that has already been patented.

It has a duration of 10 years.

This term is non-extendable.



Baby bathtub

Baby bathtub

To obtain a utility model under the utility model act, it has to be:

  • New to national level and having Industrial character.
  • Will not be hindrance which lacks inventive activity known or reported in the outside.

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Our main task in the global protection is to safeguard the rights of Industrial Property simplifying all registration processes in different countries.

The protection of plant varieties, also known as a system of law of the plant breeder is a form of intellectual property "sui-generis" which aims to give the breeder of a plant variety an exclusive right to exploit its creation. The breeder is the person who has created or discovered and developed a plant variety.

The trade dress is made up of the set of distinctive signs constituting a trade and that characterize it.
For example, decoration or commercial image, the shapes of the buildings and even the uniforms used.

The registration of software and intellectual property protection of computer programs in its source and object versions, are protected by the Law 11.723 of Intellectual Property, which states that computer programs are considered literary works, scientific or artistic in terms of the law.

The Patent Cooperation Treaty PCT can seek protection by patent for an invention in many countries at the same time by filing an “international” patent application. It can be submitted by nationals or residents of the Contracting States of the PCT. Applicants are able to protect their invention worldwide in 148 countries.

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