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Over the past few years, Argentina’s courts have developed a new practice for the assessment of the likelihood of confusion between two trademarks registered in the same class, as demonstrated by the recent decision in Assa Abloy AB v Alvarez.
18 November 2020
The court of appeal in Buenos Aires has confirmed the dismissal of a petition for a preliminary injunction filed by the son and daughter of former FIFA vice-president Julio H Grondona seeking to prevent Amazon Prime from streaming the series El Presidente.
16 October 2020
In our latest round-up, we look at outrage over a WWE order about names and likenesses, Bumble announcing plans to go public, how counterfeiting remains a problem on Taobao, and much more.
08 September 2020
The major financial crisis that resulted from the covid-19 pandemic has hit Argentina particularly hard. The number of trademark applications and renewals has decreased, and trademark conflict resolution has dropped to close to nothing. However, it is not all bad news.
12 August 2020
In our latest round-up, we look at the Chinese government bringing live-streaming for IP services to Douyin (the Chinese version of TikTok), a shipment of counterfeit belts being seized in Louisville, and much more.
07 August 2020
Argentina’s Trademark Office has issued its first decisions in opposition proceedings since amendments to trademark law and practice were introduced in early 2018.
01 June 2020
Analysis of IP activity in Argentina suggests that rights holders in the pharmaceutical, sports, cosmetics and education sectors are keen to take advantage of the country’s new regulatory framework for the medical and scientific research of cannabis.
09 April 2020
With new legislation regulating the use of cannabis-based medicines in Argentina and Brazil, the emerging market is an open playing field for pharmaceutical brands looking to make their mark in Latin America.
06 April 2020
Referring for the first time to the profits - or “fruits” – obtained by the defendant, Argentina’s Federal Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals has imposed the highest-ever amount of damages in a trademark infringement case.
24 January 2020
Trademark experts offer insight into the advertising regimes in their respective jurisdictions and, crucially, how brands can avoid falling foul of the law.
02 January 2020
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