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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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