Guatemala

19 Avenida 7-22 A Zona 14 Ciudad de Guatemala

guatemala@giromartinez.com
+52 55 7100 2530

Power of attorney
(pending)

Uriell Lima

Attorney at Law

Basic practical information

INTERNATIONAL TREATIES

Paris Convention

Yes

Madrid System (Agreement or Protocol)

No

PCT

Yes

The Hague Agreement

No

Lisbon Agreement for Appellations of Origin

No

Budapest Treaty for Deposit of Microorganisms

No

UPOV for Plan Varieties

Yes
PATENTS

Obligation to file first with national office

Yes

Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date

Spanish

Language(s) of translation language(s) of procedure

Spanish

Time Limit for filing translation

2 months after filing

Certification needed for translation

Yes

Multiple dependency of claims allowed

No

Additional claims fees

No

Power of attorney required for filing application

Yes

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes, 2 months after filing

Translation of priority application required

Yes

Certification needed for translation of priority application

Yes

Obligation to submit prior art

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term (Rules 26bis.3 and 49ter PCT)

As Receiving Office only, not in national phase

Time limit for entering national/regional phase

30 months from filing/priority date

Small entity fee reduction possible

Yes

Legalisation of power of attorney required

Yes, Apostilled

Legalisation of assignment deed required

Yes, Apostilled
TRADEMARKS

Classification

Nice Classification

Multiclass applications

No

Power of attorney required for filing application

No, but it has to be filed within 2 months

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet a time limit

No

Small entity fee reduction possible

No

Legalization of power of attorney required

Yes, Apostilled

Legalization of assignment deed required

Yes, Apostilled
DESIGNS

Classification

Locarno

Power of attorney required for filing application

No, but it has to be filed within 2 months

Certified copy of priority application required

Yes

Multiple Deposits

No

Restoration of unintentional failure to meet priority term

No

Small entity fee reduction possible

No

Legalization of power of attorney required

Yes, Apostilled

Legalization of assignment deed required

Yes, Apostilled
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