Category: Shirly Galante

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

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

Shirly Galante has been appointed as member of INTA’s Emerging Issues Committee

Shirly Galante has been selected to be a member of INTA’s Emerging Issues Committee (https://www.inta.org/committees/emerging-issues-committee/). The Committee members collaborate on specific objectives that align with INTA’s strategic plan, that welcome new voices during each committee selection process. The Emerging Issues Committee identifies and advocates INTA’s policy on important trends and emerging issues related to trademarks […]Continue reading

European Trademarks after Brexit

The Brexit transition ended on December 31st, 2020 and impacted directly on the scope of European Community trademarks, which are granted for the territory of the European Union (EU). EU registered trademarks are still in force, and their owners were given a fully equivalent United Kingdom (UK) trademark with a new registration number, at no […]Continue reading

Shirly Galante published an article on challenges and strategies for the new trademark opposition resolution procedure in Argentina

Our Associate, Shirly Galante, published an article in the IPTango Blog, specialized in Intellectual Property Law and Practice in Latin America. In this article she summarizes some of the challenges and strategies in relation to the procedure for trademark oppositions before the Argentine Trademark Office (INPI), which was modified in 2018. Among other issues, Shirly, highlights […]Continue reading

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

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