Category: Articles.July.21

The Madrid Protocol in Latin América: a practical perspective

By Raquel Flanzbaum. The Madrid Protocol is part of a system for registering trademarks where, on the basis on a national application, protection in a number of countries or jurisdictions that adhered to the Protocol can be obtained. That application for trademark protection is called international application, which is processed with the intervention of the World […]

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BREXIT AND THE EU TRADEMARK: How will my registration be affected?

By María Luisa Santa María and Magdalena Sáenz Lavalle. As of January 1, 2021, resulting from the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Brexit), the EU trademarks have lost their validity in the United Kingdom. As a result, the inevitable question arises as to what happens to the trademark registrations which, up […]

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Agency for Access to Public Information’s recommendations on personal data protection when using videocall platforms

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Valentina González Medina. The Agency for Access to Public Information (AAPI), controlling authority of Personal Data Protection Law No. 25,326 (PDPL), released on June 15, 2021, a list of recommendations aimed at protecting personal data when using different videocall platforms. The AAPI recommendations are the following: Read the conditions and privacy policies of […]

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New services must implement the “Unsubscribe Button” in their websites

By Mariano Peruzzotti and Antonella Balbo. On May 31, 2021, Rule No. 357/2021 (“Rule”) of the National Directorate of Consumer Protection and Consumer Arbitration that extends the list of services that are compelled to implement the “Unsubscribe Button” was published in the Official Gazette. The Unsubscribe Button was established by Regulation No. 316/18 of the former […]

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Legal developments concerning the wine industry

By Juan Carlos Ojam and Antonella Balbo. We report the latest legal news related to the viticulture industry in Argentina: Minimum degrees of alcoholic content for 2021 Harvests On May 31, 2021, Resolution 7/2021 (“Resolution 7/21”) of the National Institute of Viticulture (“NIV”) was published in the Official Gazette. This new rule sets the minimum degrees of generic […]

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News on the Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Industry

By Belen Recchini and Antonella Balbo. Recently, a Bill promoted by the Minister of Productive Development (hereinafter “the Bill”) has been presented to the National Congress, seeking to regulate the development of the Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Industry. The Bill aims to provide regulation on public and private investment throughout the production and supply […]

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