*The Power of Attorney must be notarized and
legalized via either The Apostille procedure
or at a Venezuelan consulate in your home
country. The consulate will provide instructions
on the procedure; note that costs will be
incurred for this.
**If the inventors already executed a worldwide
assignment, a certified copy legalized with the
Apostille is suitable.
A certified copy of the priority document and it’s certified Spanish translation should be submitted at the time of filing the application. Late filing of these documents is possible within three months from the application filing date but will result in late fees, invoiced by the agent.
The Venezuelan PTO requires that the first annuity be paid upfront before the application can be filed.