Author: Celia Lerman

About Celia Lerman

Celia is a lawyer (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella — UTDT, Valedictorian), Intellectual Property LLM (Universidad Austral, with honors) and Master in the Science of Law (JSM, Stanford University). She is a technical bachelor in Computer Science (ORT). She specializes in designing and executing transnational IP protection strategies; in drafting and revising IP contracts, licenses and confidentiality agreements; and in executing domain name disputes in Argentina and before the WIPO.

    New Procedures for Administrative Invalidation and Non-Use Cancellation of Trademarks in Argentina

    On December 10, 2019, the new procedures for the invalidation and non-use cancellation of trademark registrations will become effective, as ordered by Resolution N° 279/2019 (October 10, 2019), and Annexes III and IV of Resolution N° 183/2018 (July 19, 2018). As per the new regulation, all invalidation and non-use cancellation requests will be filed through an […]Continue reading

    Celia Lerman writes on the Impact of the new EU-Mercosur Agreement for Trademarks and Geographical Indications

    Celia Lerman’s article, “EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement Increases Protection for Trademarks and Geographical Indications” was just published in the INTA Bulletin (September 15, 2019 Vol. 74 No. 16). Enjoy reading it below. Contributor: Celia Lerman, Lerman & Szlak, Buenos Aires, Argentina Emerging Issues Committee, AI and Decisions by Machines Subcommittee Verifer: Rita Colombo, Mitrani, Caballero & Ruiz Moreno, Buenos […]Continue reading

    CHANGES IN THE RULES REGULATING THE PROFESSION OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY AGENTS

    Resolution 201/2019 of the National Institute of Industrial Property of August 16, 2019, published in the Argentinean Trademark Bulletin No. 4844 of August 21, 2019, introduced a series of modifications to Resolution 101/2006 regulating the profession of Industrial Property Agents. The main changes are the following: Requirements to obtain registration (Article 2) It was specified […]Continue reading

    Declaration of use of trademarks in Argentina

    Buenos Aires, May2019 Argentina- Trademarks Important Information on New Mandatory Declarations of Use Please be informed thatnew mandatory declarations of use have been recently implemented in Argentina’s Trademark Law N° 22.362, effective June 3, 2019. A declaration of use is now required for all trademarks between their fifth and sixth anniversary from the registration date. The […]Continue reading

    5 Questions for a Successful IP Due Diligence

    As companies grow, intellectual property portfolios also grow. The set of all intangible rights may include trademarks, patents, copyrights, domain names, data protection, and other related rights. When the company is faced with a special event, such as an investment process, a purchase by another company, a large contract or a change of control or […]Continue reading

    Argentina — Changes in Trademark, Patent and Industrial Design Laws Decree 27/2018 of January 11, 2018

    On January 11, 2018, Argentina’s executive power released Decree 27/2018, which impacted substantially on IP regulations, focusing on trademarks, patents and industrial designs.  It is important to note that, although the Decree was released to take effect on the next day, January 12, 2018, Argentina’s Patent and Trademark Office (INPI) has not yet issued the […]Continue reading

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