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INPI Resolution No. P-260 of October 10, 2012, on the Destruction of Documents relating to Withdrawn, Abandoned, Refused, Invalid or Lapsed Applications for Patents, Utility Models, Trademarks, and Industrial Designs

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Year of current version:2012
Date of entry into force of original text:October 30, 2012
Date of Text (Issued):October 10, 2012
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:
This Resolution makes provision for the destruction of documents relating to applications for patents, trademarks and industrial designs filed not less than 5 years before the time of destruction.

Article 2 of the Civil Code stipulates: “Laws shall not be binding until after their publication, and as of the stated day. If no day is stated, they shall become binding eight days after their publication.”
This Resolution was published in the Official Gazette on October 22, 2012 (B.O. 22/10/12), with no specific date of entry into force; based on Article 2 of the Civil Code it entered into force eight days after its publication.
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Resolución Nº P-260 del INPI de 10 de octubre de 2012 sobre la Destrucción de los Expedientes Correspondientes a las Solicitudes de Patentes de Invención, de Modelos de Utilidad, de Marcas y de Modelos y Diseños Industriales Caducas, Abandonadas, Desistidas, Denegadas y Nulas Resolución Nº P-260 del INPI de 10 de octubre de 2012 sobre la Destrucción de los  Expedientes Correspondientes a las Solicitudes de Patentes de Invención, de Modelos de Utilidad, de Marcas y de Modelos y Diseños Industriales Caducas, Abandonadas, Desistidas, Denegadas y Nulas, Complete document (pdf) [71 KB]

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