Intellectual Property and Trademarks
Protecting your brand and creations
Trademarks, patents, utility models and designs, technology transfer and licensing, commercial and industrial secrets, know-how, Internet domain names, copyright and software have all become assets whose value often surpasses those of traditional physical assets.
Therefore, it is critical for any company, irrespective of its size, to develop the best strategies to protect and manage these intangible yet highly-valuable assets.
Castro Sammartino & Pierini conduct availability searches of trademarks, apply for registrations, file and answers oppositions, conducts mediation and litigation.
We also advise clients with intellectual and industrial property issues, being commercial secrets, trademarks, copyrights, licenses or personal data, as well as help them establish protection programs and prepare confidentiality, non-disclosure and non-compete agreements
We can also assist our clients to resolve disputes associated with rights to use and exploit their intellectual property.
If your intellectual property has been infringed, or your right to use certain intellectual property has been challenged, we can help you understand and pursue your rights.
Castro Sammartino & Pierini with your company, to be better, always.
From our Legal Blog
Trademark Registration Procedure in Argentina is governed by Law No. 22.362, as amended, and the administrative resolutions issued by the Trademark Federal Agency (Instituto Nacional de la Propiedad Industrial or INPI). Following, you will find a brief registration of the upcoming timeline that will be in force as of 17 September 2018
Trademarks in Argentina in a nutshell
1) Legal framework
Trademarks in Argentina are governed by Law Number 22,362, as amended (the Trademark Law or TML). The TML supplements the Civil and Commercial Code of the Nation. Argentina is a party to the Paris Convention and has in force the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) provisions of the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs (GATT).
2) Conditions for registration
Under Article 1 of the TML …