American Region Suspension Deadlines COVID-19


4. June 2020

By Moeller IP.

 

The latest update about the suspension of deadlines in the American Region Patent and Trademark Office.

Argentina:

  • Suspension Period: 12/mar/2020 to 7/jun/2020
  • New Deadline: 8/jun/2020
  • Observations: Updates on this issue is reported every 15 days
Brazil:

  • Suspension Period: 16/mar/2020 to 31/may/2020
  • New Deadline: all deadlines in the middle of 16/03 and 31/05 will re-starting the term between the original deadline and May 31st.
  • Observations: PTO resumes activities since June 1st. 2020
Uruguay:

  • PTO maintains activities adopting teleworking modality.
Paraguay:

  • Suspension Period: 11/mar/2020 to 31/may/2020
  • Observations: PTO resumes activities since June 1st. 2020
Chile:

  • Suspension Period: 17/mar/2020 to 31/may/2020
  • New Deadline: deadline suspended for half the original term.
  • Observations: PTO resumes activities
Peru:

  • Suspension Period: 16/mar/2020 to 10/jun/2020
  • New Deadline: 11/jun/2020
Ecuador:

  • Suspension Period: 22/mar/2020 to new notice
  • Observations: new filings are filed online. Deadlines for annuities, office actions and oppositions have been suspended, however, it is suggested to submit online
Colombia:

  • Observations: PTO maintains activities adopting teleworking modality
Venezuela:

  • Suspension Period: 16/03/2020 to new notice
Mexico:

  • Suspension Period: 27/mar/2020 to new notice
Panama:

  • Suspension Period: 20/mar/2020 to 7/jun/2020
  • New Deadline: 8/jun/2020
Guatemala:

  • Suspension Period: 16/mar/2020 to 30/jun/2020
  • New Deadline: 1/jul/2020
El Salvador:

  • Suspension Period: 23/mar/2020 to 14/jun/2020
  • New Deadline: 15/jun/2020
Nicaragua:

  • PTO maintains activities.
Honduras:

  • Suspension Period: 23/mar/2020 to 14/jun/2020
  • New Deadline: 15/jun/2020
Dominican Republic:

  • Suspension Period: 20/mar/2020 to new notice
  • New Deadline: 3rd. working day after the end of the emergency
Cuba:

  • Suspension Period: 27/03/2020 to new notice.
Bolivia:

  • Suspension Period: 20/mar/2020 to new notice

 

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