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New resolution N°123/2019 in relation to trademarks in Argentina

We are pleased to inform you that on May 27th the Trademark Office issued a new resolution, casting some light on the wording of the new Trademark Law (January 2018) and it´s even newer Regulatory Decree (April 2019).

This new resolution, N°123/2019, among other situations, stipulates the following:

1- That multiclass applications are not allowed. Even though the requirement of filing a single application per class had been removed from the Trademark Law, this new resolution stipulates that an application for each class must be filed.

2-Determines that the Sworn Statements of Use will only apply to trademarks and renewals granted as of January 12, 2013.

3- Determines a grace period to fulfill the Sworn Statement of use for trademarks granted between January 12, 2013 and January 12, 2014.

4- That trademark renewals can be filed as from six months prior to its deadline, until six months past said deadline (*).
(*)If the renewal is filed after its original deadline, it will only be accepted if does not harm third party´ rights acting in good will.

In relation to the detail of the Sworn statement of use, please kindly revert to the attached F.A.Q.´s document.

Please note that, despite of this communication, we will be addressing our clients on a case by case manner in order to inform them of their particulars deadlines.

Should you have any doubts or questions, do not hesitate to contact us and we will be most happy to clarify any situation in relation to this or any other matter.

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