Region: Argentina

New implementing regulations introduce important changes to trademark law and practice

Decree 242/2019, which was passed by the Argentine Executive on 3 April 2019, regulates a large number of provisions of the Trademark Law, as amended in 2018. Importantly, the decree regulates the requirement to file a declaration of use within five years of the date of registration.

30 April 2019

Argentina IP Firm of the Year: Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal

Featured in The Global IP Awards: Key Insights from IP Leaders 2019

24 April 2019

New INPI resolution on administrative opposition procedure - what you need to know

Following the introduction of major changes to Argentina’s trademark legislation in January, the National Institute of Industrial Property has now issued Resolution P-183, which regulates the administrative opposition procedure.

26 July 2018

Can title of creative work benefit from trademark protection?

In <em>Roemmers v Diamond Films</em>, Argentina's Court of Appeals has upheld the refusal to grant a preliminary injunction against the use of “<em>Una razón para vivir</em>” as a film title.

09 April 2018

Enforcing franchise agreements in Argentina: an overview

As part of our Asia and South America series, we provide an overview of the rules that govern the enforcement and termination of franchise agreements in Argentina.

21 March 2018

Argentina’s emergency trademark law amendments and reassuring filing figures; exclusive data analysis

<em>World Trademark Review</em> examines the IP profile of Argentina, exploring the potential impact of the new emergency decree on trademark law, while providing a thorough breakdown on filings at the Argentine register.

17 March 2018

Assessing Argentina's emergency trademark law upgrade

A government-issued emergency decree is set to shake up trademark practice in Argentina. Key to its success will be how the Argentine Patent and Trademark Office manages the transition, so we analyse what practitioners should be mindful of going forward.

08 March 2018

Franchising: a global guide to brand monetisation

In the first of a two-part series, we outline the legislative framework for franchising in nine jurisdictions across Asia and South America.

01 March 2018

Significant changes to trademark law and practice introduced

The government has issued a new executive order, effective as of January 12 2018, which contains amendments to the regulations on industrial property rights.

07 February 2018

Argentina trademark fees set to increase upwards of 50% as government attempts to curb inflation

Brand owners wishing to protect their trademark rights in Argentina should prepare for increased costs, as the country’s IP office recently implemented a two-stage set of fee rises. 

19 September 2017

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