Category: Trademarks

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

The INPI has issued certain Criteria for the Proceeding of Rectifications and Waivers

The Argentine Trademark Office (“INPI”) established, through Disposition 195/2021, certain criteria for rectifications and waivers proceedings within the framework of the trademark registration procedures. Among other issues, it provides that:  It shall be valid for foreign trademark owners ‑and therefore will not be subject to ratification- indicating an alternative way of being known within business […]Continue reading

Copyright: “My work, my creation, my property?”

Intellectual Property Day is celebrated on April 26th. It is a special opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of intellectual property rights in promoting innovation and creativity. At Lerman & Szlak we believe it is essential to develop an effective strategy to protect your intellectual property assets and thus strengthen the competitiveness of your […]Continue reading

Have you filed your trademark?

Intellectual Property Day is celebrated on April 26th. It is a special opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of intellectual property rights in promoting innovation and creativity. At Lerman & Szlak we believe it is essential to develop an effective strategy to protect your intellectual property assets and thus strengthen the competitiveness of your […]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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