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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

NATIONAL LEGISLATION - URUGUAY

Law No. 17.164 
Invention Patents, Utility Models, 
and Industrial Designs


Index

TITLE I - PRELIMINARY DISPOSITIONS

TITLE II - PATENT OF INVENTION

CHAPTER I - Patentability

CHAPTER II - Title to Patent Registration

Section I - Patentee

Section II - Inventions made during a labor relation

Section III - Term of protection

CHAPTER III - Requirements and Steps to be taken for the Grant of Patent Certificates

CHAPTER IV - Rights Granted by Patents Exceptions. Limits and Expiration Thereof

Section I - Rights Granted

Section II - Transfer of Patents

Section III - Exceptions, Extent and Expropriation of Granted Rights

Section IV - Nullity, expiration and waiver

CHAPTER V - Licenses and other Uses

Section I - Conventional Licenses

Section II - License Offer

Section III - Compulsory licenses and other uses granted without the authorization of the patentee

Paragraph I - Licenses and other uses on the grounds of failure to work

Paragraph II - Compulsory licenses and other uses granted without the authorization of the patentee on the grounds of public utility 

Paragraph III - Compulsory Licenses and other uses granted without the authorization of the patentee on the grounds of unfair competition

Paragraph IV - Other compulsory licenses and other uses without the authorization of the patentee

Paragraph V - Dependent Patents

Paragraph VI - General provisions and proceedings

TITLE III - UTILITY MODELS PATENTS

TITLE IV - INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS PATENTS

CHAPTER I - Protection Requirements, Conditions and Extent  

CHAPTER II - Proceedings

TITLE V - ACTIONS AND PENALTIES FOR THE INFRINGEMENT OF PATENTS

CHAPTER I - Administrative and Civil Proceedings

CHAPTER II - Penal Provisions

TITLE VI - REGISTERS AND ADVERTISING

CHAPTER I - Patent Register

CHAPTER II - Register of Patent Actions and Contracts

TITLE VII - TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

TITLE VIII - TAX REGULATIONS AND FEES

TITLE IX - GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

TITLE X - JURISDICTIONAL, PROVISIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER I - Jurisdictional Provisions 

CHAPTER II - Provisional Clauses

CHAPTER III - Special Provisional Clauses as Developing Country

CHAPTER IV - Final Provisions