New Tool for Brand Owners in Argentina: Partial Cancellation of Trademarks Starting on June 2023.

Delve into the Argentine trademark landscape and the new tool of partial trademark cancellation. Learn about the 2018 amendments, the shift in cancellation proceedings, the grace period, and the complexities of proving non-use. Stay updated on the impact and criteria for assessing product and service relationships in future decisions.

Front-of-pack labelling in Argentina: The first stage in the implementation of the law starts in August.

In August, the first stage of implementation of Act 27.642 for the Promotion of Sustainable Nutrition comes into force in Argentina Large food companies, their suppliers and related service companies shall comply with the provisions of the first stage of implementation of the law. For small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), the effective date [...]

Argentina adopts WIPO Stanrdad ST.26 for the filing of sequence listings.

Pursuant to the Notices No. 1/2021 and 1/2022, the Argentine Patent Office adopted Standard ST.26 of WIPO for the filing of sequence listings and the transition date of July 1, 2022, for its implementation In consequence, all patent applications (divisional application as well) to be filed after this transition date, must include the sequence [...]

International Nonproprietary Names (INN) for COVID-19 vaccine active substances.

By: Mariana Bullrich The World Health Organization’s Program for International Nonproprietary Names (INN) and Classification of Medical Products, adopted a nomenclature for the active agents of COVID-19 vaccines and proposed the process to assign INNs to the SARS-CoV- 2 variants of concern (VOC). The WHO INN Program encourages vaccine [...]

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Developments in the fight against COVID-19 and weaknesses of the Argentine patent system as an instrument to promote research.

By: Fernando Noetinger. For several months now the pharmaceutical industry and public and private research centers throughout the world have been in a race to find a vaccine and/or drugs to prevent and treat COVID-19. Such a massive response by the industry and research centers is a rare sight. In many cases, these efforts are […]

E-sports and Intellectual Property.

By: Pablo Armando Sports fans who, in addition to practicing them, enjoy seeing them in their professional dimension, find today forced to watch old replays of tennis, soccer, rugby, hockey or historic races in TC 2000, F1, NASCAR, etc. The novelty and good news are that we also have a good number of e-sports broadcasts […]

Workshop on the Impact of IP in the Economy and the negative effects of Counterfeiting and Piracy onTrademarks – Montevideo June 22, 2018

Matias Noetinger, N&A partner -and as a representative of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual, ASIPI)- attended the workshop entitled "Economic Impact of Intellectual Property" and the installation of the Inter-institutional Roundtable on Enforcement of Intellectual [...]

“Forum on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: The Role of IP Offices” – Montevideo, Uruguay, April 19-20, 2018

Matias Noetinger, N & A partner, participated as a representative of the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual ASIPI) of the "3rd Forum on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights" held in the city of Montevideo, on April 19 and 20 of 2018.