Intellectual Property

Argentina Eyes Data Privacy Law Update That Tracks EU Rules

Pablo Palazzi was interviewed by Bloomberg Law on the new personal data protection law.

Proyecto de Ley de Protección de Datos Personales

El pasado 19.09.2018,  el Poder Ejecutivo Nacional envío envió el Proyecto de Ley de Protección de Datos Personales al Congreso para someterlo a su consideración.

Argentine regulator holds that who-is data from NIC AR is public information

On July 11th, 2018, a trademark lawyer submitted a request for access to public information under the freedom of information act (Law No. 27,275) to the registrar of domain names for the “” ccTLD of Argentina (the National Directorate of the Internet Domain Registry or “NIC AR”). The request´s purpose involved the access to the data declared by the registrant when he requested a domain name.

New trademark opposition system in Argentina – Resolution No. 183/2018 issued by the Argentine Trademark Office (“TMO”)

In our last newsletter, we informed that the Emergency Decree N° 27/2018, passed into Law N° 27.444, introduced, among other amendments, a new trademark opposition system in Argentina, which regulation by the TMO was pending.

Argentina – Substantial amendments to the Trademark Law - Emergency Decree No. 27/2018 and Law No. 27,444

On January 11, 2017, the Argentine government issued Emergency Decree No. 27/2018 published in the National Official Gazette, which include a wide range of provisions devised to curb bureaucracy and simplify administrative proceedings.