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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Registry Which entity is responsible for registration of domain names in the country code top-level domain (ccTLD)? In Argentina the entity responsible for the registration of all ccTLDs, except for the edu.ar domain (which is handled by the Network of University Interconnection Association), is NIC Argentina (National Directorate of Domain [...]
As from January 2021, Mariana Bullrich, Juan E. Pringles and Pablo T. Armando have been promoted to partners in Noetinger & Armando. With a solid professional background, all three are experienced professionals in their areas of practice. Mariana Bullrich is Biochemist, graduated at the University of Buenos Aires, and an [...]
On December 14, 2020, Argentina´s National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI) will resume the course of administrative deadlines for all procedures under its jurisdiction. The measure covers both ordinary and extraordinary procedures. Through Resolution 194/20 (issued on November 20, 2020) INPI established the resumption of all the [...]
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 […]
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 […]
From 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom ceased to be a member of the European Union (EU). However, according to the terms of the withdrawal agreement, there will be a transition period -prior to definitive separation- until 31 December 2020. During this transition period, EU rules will continue to apply and intellectual property rights will [...]
About the rulings on CILFA’s (Association of Argentine Pharmaceutical Companies) request for intervention in lawsuits related to patent applications and the use of clinical data submitted to the Argentine regulatory agency to prove safety and efficacy of a product. By: Fernando Noetinger 1.- Introduction In recent years, there has been [...]
On 3 April 2019 Decree 242/2019 was passed by the Argentine Executive. Decree 242/2019 regulates a large number of provisions of the Trademark Law, which was amended in 2018, and at the same time repeals the previous regulations issued in 1981. The new regulations will come into force on June 3. They introduce the following changes, among others.
Trademark “El Eternauta” The Supreme Court of Justice issued on July 10, 2018 a ruling declaring the nullity of the trademark EL ETERNAUTA and EL ETERNAUTA & design owned by Ediciones Record, which enables the authors’ heirs to register identical trademarks in their names. The play EL ETERNAUTA is an Argentinian serialized [...]
A country like Argentina, which has an important role in the sector in terms of production and generation of new technologies, cannot remain indifferent to the recognition of the intellectual property.
On July 25th 2018 the Official Gazette published Resolution N° 47 issued by the Agency of Access to Public Information (AAPI), which approved new security measures for the protection of the confidentiality and integrity of the information that contains personal data during the whole process, from its recollection to its destruction.
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.
Our patent team, represented by Fernando Noetinger, Mariana Bullrich and Martin Re, were pleased to be part of the BIO Meeting in Boston this year.
Being represented by Miguel Armando, Matias F. Noetinger and Pablo T. Armando, they enjoyed their meetings with clients, colleagues and friends from the IP world.
A Presidential Decree published on January 11, 2018, has introduced procedural changes regarding patents, trademarks and designs applications and registrations. As a consequence, laws 24481 (patents and utility models), 6673/63 (industrial designs) and 22362 (trademarks) are amended.