Our firm has a database with the information of all the Trademarks published in the Argentina; for this reason searches are performed very quickly. Before filing a trademark application, it is suitable to detect whether there are antecedents of other trademarks that can be opposable.
In GATTI this first assessment is free of charge as part of our advice prior to the registration of the trademark.
Products and/or services are grouped according to a common feature based on its utility or use. This is how trademarks are classified according to an international nomenclature that contains 45 different kinds of classes in which 34 correspond to products and 11 to services.
Likewise, you can make a search of trademark in the database of the INPI to check if the trademark is available: click to search
In accordance with the trademark law 22.362 and except in very exceptional cases, the only way to get an exclusive right on a distinctive mark or brand is to obtain a valid registration before INPI. It is the best way to protect products or services against counterfeiting and unfair competition.
Once the trademark is incorporated in our digital files, it will be guarded to detect possible antecedents that are published and likely to impair the distinctive strength of your trademark, resulting in the decrease of its value. In these cases, you must present opposition to the new detected trademark and thus to enforce our rights.
Included in our digital database, we proceed to its surveillance for over the 10 years of its validity and notice is given promptly to its corresponding renewal for a further identical period.
After the presentation is carried out the publication in the Official Bulletin of Trademarks. From this point, there is a period of approximately 30 days in which a third party can file an opposition to the new filling presentation.
In this stage of proceedings our professionals can advise you, guide you and define the actions giving the best response to implement and obtain a favorable process .
If all these stages are concluded effectively, the INPI emits the corresponding title that certifies that the trademark has been granted.
The procedure lasts 17 months approximately, provided that it did not receive any notification by oppositions and/or antecedents. The validity of the registration is 10 years throughout the Argentine territory.
We stand out at National and International level as regards the global protection of Trademarks, Patents and Intellectual Property.
Our main task in the global protection is to safeguard the rights of Industrial Property simplifying all registration processes in different countries.
The protection of plant varieties, also known as a system of law of the plant breeder is a form of intellectual property "sui-generis" which aims to give the breeder of a plant variety an exclusive right to exploit its creation. The breeder is the person who has created or discovered and developed a plant variety.
The trade dress is made up of the set of distinctive signs constituting a trade and that characterize it. For example, decoration or commercial image, the shapes of the buildings and even the uniforms used.
The registration of software and intellectual property protection of computer programs in its source and object versions, are protected by the Law 11.723 of Intellectual Property, which states that computer programs are considered literary works, scientific or artistic in terms of the law.
The Patent Cooperation Treaty PCT can seek protection by patent for an invention in many countries at the same time by filing an “international” patent application. It can be submitted by nationals or residents of the Contracting States of the PCT. Applicants are able to protect their invention worldwide in 148 countries.
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