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Search Engine Liability under the Argentine Civil and Commercial Code

Friday March 1, 2019 Search Engine Liability under the Argentine Civil and Commercial Code Published in Spanish in https://abogados.com.ar/responsabilidad-de-los-buscadores-de-internet-en-el-codigo-civil-y-comercial/23018 By CARLOS V. CASTRILLO A Hypothetical Analysis Back in 2010 we published our first opinion regarding civil liability of search engines under the Civil Code then in force sustaining that, in certain cases, search engines were [...]

Search Engine Liability under the Argentine Civil and Commercial Code2019-05-24T13:05:22+00:00

Regulation sets out opposition procedure in Argentina

THURSDAY, 26 JULY 2018 In a guest post, Carlos Castrillo provides an update on the legislative reforms in Argentina: In January we reported on the publication of the Emergency Decree with several changes that would be popular with brand owners, and we are pleased to say that these changes have been approved by Congress. The Decree was [...]

Regulation sets out opposition procedure in Argentina2018-11-05T14:01:39+00:00

The dawn of a new era for IP in Argentina?

Kat friend Carlos Castrillo explains for Kat readers the operative measures that are being put into place for various IP matters in Argentina following the Emergency Decree that was made public on 11 January 2018 and which promise a new era in IP practice. The Emergency Decree was aimed at simplifying numerous administrative procedures before [...]

The dawn of a new era for IP in Argentina?2018-08-02T14:37:47+00:00

OPPOSITION PROCESS BYLAWS FINALLY ENACTED IN ARGENTINA

The long awaited bylaws have been expected since January 13, when the so called Mega Decree made reforms on the opposition process in the trademark law. The bylaws were published today in the Official Gazette and will be effective in 60 days. We then expect the first administrative decisions to be issued by the Trademark [...]

OPPOSITION PROCESS BYLAWS FINALLY ENACTED IN ARGENTINA2018-07-19T20:53:19+00:00

THE MEGA DECREE RATIFIED UNDER LAW 27.444

The Mega Decree that made important reforms in the opposition procedure in Argentina has been recently ratified by Congress, published in the Official Gazette and will be effective as from June 26, 2018, The Trademark and Patent Office has to rule the bylaws to make it fully applicable.

THE MEGA DECREE RATIFIED UNDER LAW 27.4442018-06-25T14:48:55+00:00

THE MEGA DECREE IN THE ARGENTINE SENATE

The three bills that would replace the decree of necessity and urgency (DNU) signed last January by President Mauricio Macri to reduce government bureaucracy and approved by the lower chamber during March will begin to be discussed today in the Senate. The Government's hopes they will become law during the first half of May. The reform to the [...]

THE MEGA DECREE IN THE ARGENTINE SENATE2018-05-03T12:45:42+00:00

THE BILL THAT RATIFIES THE MEGA DECREE REFORMING THE TRADEMARK PROCEDURE IN ARGENTINA HAS BEEN APROVED BY THE LOWER CHAMBER

On March 21, 2018, the Lower Chamber of the Argentine Congress has approved, with no modifications, under project number 6830-D_2017, the reforms proposed by the Presidential Decree 27/2018- Such reforms are actually governing the trademark procedure since January 13th, 2018 but a law is needed to confirm  they will not be challenged before the Courts. [...]

THE BILL THAT RATIFIES THE MEGA DECREE REFORMING THE TRADEMARK PROCEDURE IN ARGENTINA HAS BEEN APROVED BY THE LOWER CHAMBER2018-03-29T18:35:04+00:00

MEGA DECREE

  In related news, the government said this week it will send three bills to Congress to replace the wide-ranging socalled “Mega-decree” package that Macri signed in early January. The anti-bureaucracy, trademark and patent reform procedure decree package this week passed the Legislative Processes Committee, composed of both senators and lawmakers, 16 to 8. However, [...]

MEGA DECREE2018-02-22T18:52:21+00:00