How can I register a patent or utility model abroad?
There are the following options:
a) Filing of patent applications at the same time in all countries where protection of the invention is sought.
b) Filing a patent application in a country party to Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, and subsequently other patent applications in other countries member of the Paris Convention within a period of 12 months from the date of filing the first application, enjoying in those countries the benefit of the filing date of the first application (priority date).
c) Filing a patent application under the PCT, a system which provides a unified procedure for filing patent applications to protect inventions in each of its contracting states.