Which is the National Office in charge of Intellectual Property Rights in Argentina?

Depending on the IPR concerned the competent authority may vary:

The office in charge of Patents, Utility Models, Trademarks, Designs and Appellations of Origin is the Instituto Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual (INPI).

With regards Copyright, and depending on the nature of the work, the competent offices are:

  • Copyrighted works, in general: (DNDA)
  • Books: Argentina Book Chamber (CAL)
  • Software: Chamber of Software and IT Service Companies (CESSI)
  • Musical works: Argentine Society of Music Authors and Composers (SADAIC)

Finally, the competent authority for Plant Varieties is the Instituto Nacional de Semillas (INASE)