The Uruguayan Patent Office is incorporating a new accelerated patent procedure (Patent Prosecution Highway) as from October 2016.

Accordingly, the applicant of a patent of invention or utility model, either by having a favorable patentability exam of said patent in any of the member countries of the PPH-PROSUR Agreement (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Colombia), or by having a  search Report and International Preliminary Examination issued by the industrial property offices of Chile or Brazil under PCT, will be able to request the acceleration of procedures for a patent application corresponding to the same invention before the UY PTO.

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