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Celia Lerman abogada en California (California Bar & Magíster en la Ciencia del Derecho, Stanford University) y Argentina (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, premio mejor promedio; Magíster en Propiedad Intelectual, Universidad Austral, con honores). Es socia en Lerman & Szlak, y lidera la práctica de propiedad intelectual en Argentina & California. Puede contactarla aquí. Read all articles by Celia Lerman here

    On November 1, 2019, trademark priority documents will be issued only digitally, as ordered by Resolution N° 275/2019 (October 4, 2019) which establishes this new type of issuance as Title V to the Annex of Resolution N° 123/2019 (May 23, 2019). Thanks to this new regulation, priority documents will be issued and signed digitally, and…

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    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…

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    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,…

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

    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 - CHANGES IN THE RULES REGULATING THE PROFESSION OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY AGENTS

    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…

    Continue reading - New USPTO Rules for the Foreigner Representation in Trademark Matters

    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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