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 [...]

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Noetinger & Armando names 3 new partners

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 [...]

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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 […]

Effects of BREXIT on trade marks registered in the European Union

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 [...]

Third-party intervention in patent application and use of drug clinical data lawsuits.

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 [...]

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.

Important news and changes in Trademarks, Patent and Industrial Design Laws.

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.