United States of America
Argentina
IP Enforcement
Follow-up question: Please explain whether there are any laws or regulations in Argentina to ensure that government agencies do not infringe intellectual property rights in works such as computer software that is used in government agencies. Please describe any procedures that are in place to ensure that there is no unauthorized use of intellectual property rights by the Government of Argentina.
At the end of 2000, the Office of the Chief of Cabinet was pursuing its investigation into the matter with extremely positive results, which means that the issue of avoiding infringements of copyright in this sphere is on the way to being settled. A number of provinces such as Santa Fe, Cordoba and Buenos Aires, which rank among the country's principal software users, have put an end to irregularities. Efforts are continuing at both public and private level in order to regularize the situation.