Trademark Registration in Argentina

Argentina Trademark Registration – How to Register and its Benefits

A trademark attorney will process a trademark registration in Argentina by conducting the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1. Trademark’s Comprehensive Study:

Before filing for trademark registration in Argentina, one must assess all probable challenges that could come in the way of the registration process. This Comprehensive Study of the trademark helps in making a list of all comparable trademarks (graphically or phonetically) that might conflict with the one selected by you.

Step 2. Request of Trademark Registration:

The next step is that an attorney files your trademark registration in Argentina and fulfils all necessary steps in the Trademark Office for getting registration approval. After the trademark is filed, we send the filing report comprising of the application number, date, and a scanned copy of the complete application.

Will I get any right after having a registered trademark in Argentina?

Yes, Right to use and validity is obtained only through the registration

What is the use of my trademark before I apply for registration?

Use is not mandatory to apply.

Will anyone contest with my trademark?

Yes, following party may oppose:
  • Interested party
  • Owner of earlier right
  • License holder

On what grounds can a Trademark Application be Cancelled?

Trademark can be opposed in case of:
  • Personal name and registered name conflict
  • Copyright breach
  • Geographical indication
  • Deceptive mark
  • Misleading mark
  • Proprietary rights

What is timeline or the approval of trademark registration?

The average timeline for approval of the registration is 24 months, provided no objections or oppositions happen.

Do I have protection for my trademark in other territories?

The limit is only exist within the Argentina

Is sign needed from power of Authority during registration?

Yes, It is required to complete the registration process

What are the various kinds of trademarks permitted to be registered in Argentina?

Any sign that can be graphically depicted and can set apart a product/service from its competitors can be registered:
  • Names
  • Slogans
  • Words
  • Devices
  • Holograms
  • Certification and collective marks
  • 3-D shapes

When will I have to renew my trademark?

Subsequent renewals should be done every 10 years

What would be the renewal date for a trademark?

The first renewal date of a trademark registration in Argentina is 10 years counted from the date of application filing

What documentation is needed while renewing a trademark?

A power of attorney, Declaration of use (DAU), Petition of renewal are needed for renewals

Do I get a grace period after my trademark expires?

No, the grace period after the expiry of the renewal date will not be provided

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