Author: Celia Lerman

Celia Lerman

About Celia Lerman

Celia Lerman is a lawyer in both California (California Bar & Master in the Science of Law, Stanford University) and Argentina (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, valedictorian; LLM, Intellectual Property, from Universidad Austral, with honors). She is a partner at Lerman & Szlak, managing their intellectual property practices in Argentina & California. You can contact her here.

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office has announced a new rule in force by August 3rd, 2019, requiring all foreign-domiciled trademark applicants, registrants, and parties at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board whose permanent legal residence or principal place of business is outside the United States or its territories, to be represented by an…

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    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.…

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    Based on Celia Lerman’s presentation to the AMDIA-CACE about privacy legislation in Argentina, presented in the University of San Andres, November 8th, 2018. Text below in Spanish. E- Commerce Es mi turno ahora hablar de las repercusiones de estos cambios de la legislación de privacidad en el e-commerce. Para poder analizar en el tema, quiero…

    Continue reading - Impact on Ecommerce of the changes to the Privacy Legislation in Argentina

    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 - 5 Questions for a Successful IP Due Diligence

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

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