Region: Argentina

Twenty counterfeiting hotspots to be aware of in Latin America

Although Asia is often seen as the centre of global counterfeiting activity, sales of fake goods are rising across Latin America. We present 20 markets in the region that are particularly problematic for brand owners.

02 January 2020

Coincidence or corruption? Trump lawyer responds to accusation White House held off Argentina tariffs for trademark reasons

We look at the claim from nonpartisan watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington that recent trademark activity in Argentina is proof that “President Trump is for sale”.

16 December 2019

New INPI resolutions on trademark applications and nullity/cancellation actions – what you need to know

Argentina’s National Institute of Industrial Property has passed two new resolutions that will have a significant impact on trademark owners and practitioners.

15 November 2019

Likelihood of confusion: new determining factor is brought into play

Argentina’s Civil and Commercial Federal Chamber of Appeals has developed a jurisprudence that changes the way in which the courts address the issue of likelihood of confusion.

21 October 2019

Eight counterfeit hotspots in Argentina that brand owners should be aware of

Featured in Physical marketplace counterfeit hotspots

In the latest edition of our regular series on marketplaces around the world that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to Argentina.

14 October 2019

Non-traditional marks in Latin America: the current landscape

The acceptance of non-traditional trademarks has increased in most Latin American jurisdictions in recent years. We provide an overview of the current state of play.

29 July 2019

“An enormous opportunity” – IP provisions of EU-Mercosur Agreement lauded

The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of countries have agreed a comprehensive trade agreement that includes significant IP provisions that rights holders should be aware of.

18 July 2019

New PTO resolution brings significant changes to Argentina’s trademark system

Resolution 123/2019 of the Argentinean Patent and Trademark Office, which clarifies some of the changes recently introduced by the amended Trademark Law and sets forth additional rules, has entered into force.

27 June 2019

New commercial loyalty law

The Argentine Executive has passed a new law regulating commercial loyalty, which – in relation to trademarks – contains sections on unfair competition, comparative advertising, advertising and promotion, denominations of origin and product identification.

09 May 2019

How an emergency decree transformed the trademark landscape in Argentina

One year after a significant shift in the Argentine trademark landscape, it is time to reflect on how practitioners have adapted and what international rights holders need to know now.

01 May 2019

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