Year: 2021

The importance of Legal Agreements in the field of Family Businesses: Brief comments on the ruling “Strella v. Strella”

The importance of Family Businesses in Argentina’s economy is indisputable. In fact, the international consulting firm Ernst & Young estimates that around 90% of the country’s small and medium enterprises are family-owned. Beyond the ups and downs of Argentina’s economy, Family Businesses face an additional challenge regarding the management of relationships between partners, which is […]Continue reading

Is it possible to register trademarks with the term “Cannabis” or “Marijuana”?

In Argentina trademarks containing the terms or references to “cannabis”, “marijuana”, “CBD” or a “cannabis leaf image”, are registrable, especially for cannabis plant and its derivatives for medicinal goods — according to most recent modifications introduced by Law N° 27.350 and Regulation‑, but in the last few years, the Trademark Office has also allowed registrations […]Continue reading

Entrepreneurs Club at AMIA: our associate Luciano Gutman provided tips and legal guidance on labor law, contracts and IP for entrepreneurs.

On September 23rd Luciano Gutman participated in the Workshop “Tudu Legal” organized by the Entrepreneurs Club of the Israelite Mutual Association of Argentina (AMIA), oriented to young people with startups of at least 2 years old. The first part of the presentation consisted in advice on how to reduce labor cost in the present without increasing […]Continue reading

Lerman & Szlak’s team has been appointed in different Committees of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for the period 2022

We are proud of the quality of the professionals at Lerman & Szlak team and their commitment for excellence. In this opportunity we would like to share that after a challenging application process our associate Lucia Suyai Mendiberri was appointed to INTA’s “Internet Committee”; Shirly Galante to the “Trademark Office Practices” and our partner Gabriela […]Continue reading

Celia Lerman was included in the prestigious I AM Patent for her patent practice

Our partner Celia Lerman was included in the prestigious I AM Patent ranking that recognizes firms and professionals dedicated to patent practice around the world.  Clients have recognized in Celia her “comprehensive IP knowledge and absolute dedication”. Also, they have highlighted her being a Cognisant of clients’ business, budget and technology needs, and that she designs […]Continue reading