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Latin-America Guide

Intellectual Property — Argentina


G Breuer - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Prestigious IP boutique with a market-leading team. Deep bench of specialist practitioners regularly assist key local and international companies with a number of complex intellectual property mandates, related to both trade marks and patents. Demonstrates notable expertise in IP litigation including infringement and unfair competition cases.

Strengths The firm receives endorsement for its specialised expertise and service. One source says: "They have done a huge number of IP cases and they are very quick at negotiating, everything is fast."

Notable practitioners

Jorge Otamendi is lauded by market commentators for his expertise and academic contributions to the field. Observers remark that "Jorge is a unique character in Argentina - he drafted the current trade mark laws and is an excellent lawyer and lawmaker." A further source describes him as "a market-leading figure."

Alejandro Breuer-Moreno is noted by sources for his trade mark practice. He has experience in advising on a number of intellectual property issues, with a particular focus on contentious patent and trade mark mandates. Market commentators consider Breuer-Moreno "a point of reference" in the area.

Pedro Breuer-Moreno is recognised by interviewees as "a great IP litigator and a driving force" at the firm. He is well positioned to provide counsel on a variety of matters, including infringement cases.

Agustina Martínez Estrada specialises in trade mark work. She is experienced in advising on both prosecution and enforcement matters.

Alberto Villegas is praised by sources as a "very intellectual" lawyer. As well as offering expertise in a variety of IP-related matters, Villegas is also well-versed in anti-counterfeiting matters, licensing and competition law.

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Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal - Intellectual Property Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Powerhouse firm boasting a distinguished bench of IP practitioners. Frequently called upon by domestic and international companies to advise on a variety of mandates, including patent and trade mark prosecution, enforcement and litigation. Also possesses notable strength in data protection issues, routinely advising on online infringement and domain names. Represents companies hailing from industries such as retail, TMT and pharmaceuticals, as well as automotive and food and drink.

Strengths Clients enthuse that "the service in general is excellent," and highlight "the personalised service that they provide and the very good professional level of the lawyers."

Work highlights Represented Spirits International in a protracted trade mark prosecution which included court action.

Notable practitioners

Seasoned lawyer Miguel O'Farrell is described by one interviewee as "a wonderful person and an excellent practitioner." He is known especially for his advocacy skills in both litigation and arbitration cases.

Martín Bensadón is a renowned patent specialist focused on Argentina and the wider Latin America region. He is particularly experienced in representing clients from the pharmaceutical sector. He frequently acts on patent-related litigation as well as application matters.

Prestigious practitioner Iván Poli is known as "a good patent lawyer who has had a long career in this area." He is an expert in patent prosecution and enforcement, with a particular focus on design patents. He is experienced assisting domestic and international clients with contentious and non-contentious matters.

Sources say that Sergio Ellmann "has been around and is a very intelligent guy, he handles important clients and actively participates in the field." Ellmann is a trade mark expert who specialises in searches and filing, particularly for international companies.

Gustavo Giay concentrates his practice on IP litigation and anti-counterfeiting mandates. He frequently represents clients from the TMT and consumer goods sectors. One client highlights his communication skills, saying: "We can take decisions directly and quickly - our relationship with him is very strong and he is always very supportive and available."

Sources highlight Iris Quadrio's expertise with regard to trade mark prosecution. Market commentators consider her "a point of reference" in the area. Observers also highlight her active involvement in IP associations, congresses and seminars.

Patent expert Ignacio Manuel Sánchez Echagüe specialises in litigation. He is particularly active in assisting companies from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agribusiness spheres.

Up-and-coming partner Martín Chajchir is valued by commentators for being "practical and getting the job done." They add that "he is easy-going and a pleasure to work with - he's a problem solver." He frequently advises on trade mark registration and infringement matters.

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Marval is equally strong in patents, trademarks and IP litigation. We assist clients with the most high profile, complex and sophisticated IP matters.

Our IP department provides a comprehensive service covering searching, filing, prosecution, registration and protection of IP rights including patents, industrial designs, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, and plant varieties. We handle dispute resolution, border measures, transactional due diligence, technology transfer, data protection, advertising and entertainment law, internet and information technology, and unfair competition.


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Berton Moreno + Ojam - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Flourishing IP boutique advising both local and international clients on a broad spectrum of IP matters, including patents and trade marks. Demonstrates particular knowledge of mandates related to the technology, entertainment, retail and sports industries. New client win includes FSLA Holdings, a subsidiary of Fox Sports. Firm was strengthened with the addition of Juan Carlos Ojam.

Strengths Sources value that the firm "not only knows the law but also understands the client's needs and how to navigate the business issues; they have a business approach to the law that is welcomed."

Work highlights Represented Twitter in cases protecting its periscope design from infringements.

Notable practitioners

The esteemed Alberto Berton-Moreno Sr has long enjoyed an outstanding career in this practice area, with observers describing him as being "part of the first generation of IP practitioners in Argentina." He focuses his practice primarily on IP prosecution matters.

Juan Carlos Ojam is praised by his clients for providing "creative solutions and being very intelligent and thoughtful." He advises on both patents and trade marks and has experience handling contentious matters for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consumer products companies.

Marcelo Oscar García Sellart is noted for his experience in a variety of IP matters, including trade mark and anti-counterfeiting mandates. Clients say that "he is great at communicating complex legal issues and helping close the gap between commercial and legal areas."

Enrique Gatti's practice encompasses a variety of IP-related matters, including contentious trade mark work. One client enthuses that "Enrique is very knowledgeable on all aspects of IP law and is always bringing up court precedents relevant to our cases."

Ricardo Amigo maintains his long-standing IP practice with a focus on trade mark mandates. One interviewee remarks: "I think that his strengths are that he is extremely attentive and he is very knowledgeable in the field of Argentine law," adding that "he thinks outside the box."

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Noetinger & Armando - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-regarded IP boutique with a long-established presence in the market. Team is experienced in assisting both local and international clients with a variety of IP matters, including copyright and trade mark mandates. Core expertise includes piracy and infringement prosecution, as well as advising clients within the life sciences and chemical industries on patent work.

Notable practitioners

Distinguished figure and firm co-founder Fernando Noetinger has a strong reputation in the market due to his significant experience and enduring presence in the field. Noetinger is an expert in IP contracts and litigation.

Matías Fernando Noetinger is especially well known for his trade mark prowess. Sources say that he "has the ability to summarise the law in just one sentence - he is very practical and tells you straight without beating about the bush." He is well equipped to advise on patent and domain name mandates as well as advertising law and image rights.

Co-founder of the firm Miguel Armando is recognised for his patents expertise. Interviewees say "he is an excellent person and professional."

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Richelet & Richelet - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for IP boutique with a compact team of highly experienced individuals. Undertakes work across the whole spectrum of patent, copyright and trade mark mandates. Frequently called upon by domestic and foreign clients to handle prosecution, enforcement and infringement actions. Specialist expertise also includes internet IP and domain name issues.

Notable practitioners

Ricardo Richelet Sr is experienced in advising on IP enforcement actions and litigation. He also assists clients with issues arising from domain names, source indications and industrial designs.

Gastón Richelet is complimented by interviewees for the skill with which he handle patent matters. He is especially active on patent prosecution mandates.

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Beccar Varela - Intellectual Property Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Reputed full-service firm with an active IP department. Demonstrable skill dealing with a plethora of contentious and non-contentious IP matters, spanning trade marks, patents and licensing. Team is frequently called upon by significant local and foreign clients, who benefit from the firm's exceptional corporate and commercial services.

Strengths One source remarks that "they are very innovative and creative in their solutions," and also notes that "the global view of the firm is a plus, they know a lot of what is happening around the world so they can adapt as needed."

Work highlights Assisted BIOP with the drafting and negotiation of a licence agreement for its biopolymer compounds and formulas.

Notable practitioners

Emilio Beccar Varela's practice in this area is supported by his expertise in other areas such as TMT and corporate law. One client highlights his long-standing presence in the market and says: "We rely a lot on him, as he has a lot of experience."

Florencia Rosati has a flourishing practice in this area, handling IP-related litigation, digital law matters and a variety of broad patent and trade mark cases. She receives praise from clients for her "excellent performance" on trade mark agreements.

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Ferrer Reyes, Tellechea & Bouche - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-known boutique offering a range of IP-related services, with a particular specialisation in trade mark mandates. Noted for their ability to handle trade mark registration, prosecution and infringements for a strong roster of international clients within the retail, manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries.

Strengths Clients appreciate the group's "speedy and comprehensive counselling and very good business-oriented input."

Work highlights Provided counsel to H&M with regards to a copyright infringement and online impersonation case.

Notable practitioners

Clients praise Diego Bouché Ocampo for his strong knowledge of IP law and fast responses. He is especially well-versed in trade mark prosecution, with experience representing clients from a variety of industries.

Julia Elena Tellechea frequently works with multinational companies on IP mandates. Clients say that she "combines the legal approach with a business-oriented one," and also note that "she is solution-focused and fast, but still comprehensive in her recommendations." Tellechea's practice focuses on both patent and trade mark prosecution and litigation.

Sources highlight Laura Plavnick's strength in trade mark litigation as part of her broad IP practice. She assists multinational and domestic clients with registration matters as well as contentious issues.

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Hausheer Belgrano & Fernandez - Intellectual Property Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Compact practice experienced in the full spectrum of intellectual property work. Routinely handles trade mark and patent prosecutions and enforcement actions, as well as infringement cases. Team also assists with copyright and domain name matters.

Notable practitioners

Graciela Claudia Pérez de Inzaurraga is lauded by market commentators for being "an excellent person and lawyer who is really proactive." Sources add that "she knows every detail of the law; she's amazing." Her practice encompasses a breadth of patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement as well as copyright matters.

Associate-to-watch Juan Carlos de la Vega is especially well-versed in industrial designs. He also regularly assists with broader IP mandates such as trade mark prosecution. Interviewees emphasise the international scope of his work.

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Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno - Intellectual Property Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Solid full-service firm with a long-standing IP department. Advises an impressive roster of corporate clients on trade mark, patent and domain name issues and represents them in related litigation. Regularly called upon by players in the food and drink and technology sectors.

Strengths One client reports: "The good thing about working with Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno is the clarity and transparency of their responses - I really know where I stand with them."

Work highlights Assisted Tenaris with the design of its global patent protection strategy, as well as the prosecution of its patent portfolio worldwide.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Ignacio Bérèterbide handles an array of IP mandates. Market commentators note his experience with data protection and privacy law. He regularly represents a number of prominent clients, most notably Tenaris.

Manuel Alonso is recognised for his trade marks expertise. He assists clients with wide-ranging protection strategies, registration and contentious matters. Sources consider him a reliable counsel for complex cases.

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Our firm provides expert advice to clients on registration, protection and licensing of patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, software, entertainment content and technology. 

General Intellectual Property Advice: our intellectual property team regularly represents and advises clients on several intellectual property-related legal issues.

Prosecution, registration and protection of industrial property rights: copyrights, plant variety rights, domain names, trademarks, industrial models and design rights applications, and patents of invention and utility models.

Intellectual Property Transactional Work: we assist our clients on audits, due diligence processes and preparation and negotiation of contracts in connection with domestic and cross-border commercial transactions involving the acquisition or licensing of intellectual property and technology.

Intellectual Property Litigation: our team has substantial experience in court and out-of-court proceedings, including alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

Cross-border Intellectual Property Protection: our intellectual property practice is frequently chosen as lead coordinating counsel to assist clients in developing and implementing regional or worldwide protection strategies for their intellectual property porftfolios.


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Obligado & Cía - Intellectual Property Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Dedicated IP firm with a solid reputation for handling patent and trade mark registrations and renewals, as well as enforcement and opposition actions and infringement cases. Frequently called upon by domestic and international clients from a range of industries.

Strengths One source says: "The firm is dedicated 100% to IP and they offer a very good service. They are able to provide assistance on both local and global matters."

Notable practitioners

Federico Aulmann is best known for his patent prosecution and litigation experience. He is also president of the firm.

Carlos Octavio Mitelman is lauded by a source who remarks: "Carlos is a great lawyer and a very good person; he is very intelligent and writes very well." His academic pedigree is backed up by his experience handling contentious and non-contentious patent issues.

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Palacio & Asociados - Intellectual Property Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Focused practice handling a variety of mandates such as trade mark enforcement, anti-counterfeiting controls and patent applications. Has a particular niche representing clients from the Asia-Pacific market, with an emphasis on automotive, technology and telecommunications companies. New client wins include General Cable Technologies.

Strengths A source appreciates that "the firm is very active in providing us with professional feedback and replies that are detailed yet easy to understand. Palacio & Asociados explains the law and their evaluations in a manner that is easily understandable."

Work highlights Acted for Samsung Electronics on a trade mark dispute, including mediation hearings and litigation.

Notable practitioners

A market commentator praises Héctor Palacio for being "very experienced in all trade mark law matters and very fast in responding." Palacio has decades of experience in the IP field, with a specific focus on managing trade mark portfolios and handling trade mark litigation.

Up-and-coming partner Diego Palacio maintains a broad IP practice, handling both patent and trade mark mandates. Sources highlight his litigation prowess, and say: "His expertise is amazing, he knows Argentine law very well, and he is very reliable in offering appropriate recommendations for clients."

Up-and-coming partner Mingo Palacio D'Albora is recognised for his trade marks expertise. He assists clients, including international companies, from a variety of sectors with a range of prosecution and litigation issues.

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Allende & Brea - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Long-standing IP team with a track record helping internet and technology giants establish a footprint in Argentina. Expertise spans domain names, patent prosecution, data protection and sector-related litigation. Especially active in the enforcement of trade marks and filing opposition actions against infringements.

Strengths Clients report their "confidence in the team," emphasising that "they are very quick, their counsel is very high-quality, and they are very well known in Argentina."

Work highlights Managed and protected trade marks for Facebook in Argentina from infringement, filing over 150 oppositions.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Pablo Andrés Palazzi garners praise from clients who say: "He is not only a privacy lawyer but he is also very good in intellectual property; he sees the whole picture. He has a strong academic background but is also a commercial guy, so is very practical in his advice." Palazzi primarily represents IT and technology companies.

One source says that associate-to-watch Marco Rizzo Jurado "is a very mature lawyer, very studious, and whenever we have an issue he is there responding on the same day," continuing that "he has the experience and knowledge to handle international cases." He frequently works with multinational names from the TMT sectors.

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Baker McKenzie - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active department within a global powerhouse, representing an impressive roster of domestic and multinational names. Routinely advises manufacturing, technology and pharmaceutical companies on trade mark infringement and anti-counterfeiting issues. New client wins include Honeywell and Columbia Sportswear.

Strengths Clients praise the firm's "consistently excellent and timely service."

Work highlights Acted for Hallstar Italia on a cross-border opposition case against the trade mark 'EUROL'.

Notable practitioners

Bernard William Malone is described by commentators as "a thoroughly professional lawyer, with an excellent command of the English language." He is a trade mark expert, specifically working on protection and anti-counterfeiting matters, often with a multi-jurisdictional angle.

Associate-to-watch María Paula Bassi handles IP prosecution as well as opposition and enforcement actions on behalf of major multinationals. Interviewees highlight her responsiveness.

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Berken IP - Intellectual Property Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Compact team of experienced IP practitioners with a particular niche advising institutions and academic bodies from the life sciences industry. Frequently called upon by both local and international organisations to handle a number of matters, including licence agreements and patent prosecution.

Notable practitioners

Pedro Berkenwald specialises in IP issues in the pharmaceutical and life science sectors. He represents private research and development companies as well as academic institutions.

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Estudio Chaloupka - Intellectual Property Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established boutique principally offering legal advice on IP issues. Well known for its experience handling matters involving patent and trade mark enforcement and infringement actions. Additionally manages a high number of filings. Frequently represents multinational names in the life sciences sector.

Strengths Market sources highlight the strength of the group's patent practice, and clients value the team's "speed, reliability and earnestness."

Work highlights Represented Allergan in a number of trade mark infringement cases regarding the use of the name 'BOTOX' in Argentina.

Notable practitioners

Head of the patent department Claudia Serritelli is considered "very good at handling portfolios" by market sources. She is experienced in both patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement.

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Izquierdo & Vicetto - Intellectual Property Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for IP boutique recognised for its experience in the field. Routinely called upon to assist with trade mark and patent matters, as well as domain protection protocols and copyright law. Offers strong support for a domestic clientele.

Strengths Sources report that "they are very strong in trade mark work and in representing local clients."

Notable practitioners

Juan Bautista Vicetto is best known for his litigation work in the IP field. He is well-versed with a range of property mandates including patents, industrial designs and trade marks.

José Maria Vicetto Jr handles trade marks and patents work, with a particular emphasis on IP-related disputes. He is particularly experienced in industrial property matters.

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Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen - Intellectual Property Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Strong full-service firm fielding a solid team of IP experts. Routinely handles patent and trade mark portfolios and filings for the firm's corporate clientele. Also advises on internet and privacy law.

Notable practitioners

Fernando Alonso is an experienced IP lawyer recognised for his wide-ranging knowledge and patents expertise. Interviewees also highlight his international experience.

Julio Lago regularly acts on IP-related litigation. He is experienced with contentious patents and trade mark mandates arising in range of sectors, particularly IT.

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Sena & Berton Moreno - Intellectual Property Department

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Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Noteworthy IP team with considerable experience representing domestic and international clients in complex IP mandates. Expertise spans patent prosecution, contentious trade mark cases and anti-counterfeiting.

Strengths A client says: "We are very comfortable with the service they provide us with, not only from the partners but from the entire firm. They respond to our queries speedily, and they are willing to advise us on any questions we may have."

Notable practitioners

Commentators say that Gustavo Sena "is very personable, responsive and intelligent," adding that "his advice is practical and it makes sense: it's short and sweet." He is well-versed in trade mark mandates, including both litigation and contracts work.

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Senior Statesperson

Alberto L R Berton-Moreno Sr

Berton Moreno + Ojam

From the Chambers Latin America guide

The esteemed Alberto Berton-Moreno Sr has long enjoyed an outstanding career in this practice area, with observers describing him as being "part of the first generation of IP practitioners in Argentina."  He focuses his practice primarily on IP prosecution matters.

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Senior Statesperson

Fernando Noetinger

Noetinger & Armando

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Distinguished figure and firm co-founder Fernando Noetinger has a strong reputation in the market due to his significant experience and enduring presence in the field. Noetinger is an expert in IP contracts and litigation.

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Senior Statesperson

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Seasoned lawyer Miguel O'Farrell is described by one interviewee as "a wonderful person and an excellent practitioner." He is known especially for his advocacy skills in both litigation and arbitration cases. 

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Star Individuals

G Breuer

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Jorge Otamendi is lauded by market commentators for his expertise and academic contributions to the field. Observers remark that "Jorge is a unique character in Argentina - he drafted the current trade mark laws and is an excellent lawyer and lawmaker." A further source describes him as "a market-leading figure."

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Martín Bensadón

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Martín Bensadón is a renowned patent specialist focused on Argentina and the wider Latin America region. He is particularly experienced in representing clients from the pharmaceutical sector. He frequently acts on patent-related litigation as well as application matters.

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Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Prestigious practitioner Iván Poli is known as "a good patent lawyer who has had a long career in this area." He is an expert in patent prosecution and enforcement, with a particular focus on design patents. He is experienced assisting domestic and international clients with contentious and non-contentious matters.

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Alejandro Breuer-Moreno

G Breuer

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Alejandro Breuer-Moreno is noted by sources for his trade mark practice. He has experience in advising on a number of intellectual property issues, with a particular focus on contentious patent and trade mark mandates. Market commentators consider Breuer-Moreno "a point of reference" in the area.

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Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Sources say that Sergio Ellmann "has been around and is a very intelligent guy, he handles important clients and actively participates in the field." Ellmann is a trade mark expert who specialises in searches and filing, particularly for international companies.

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Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Gustavo Giay concentrates his practice on IP litigation and anti-counterfeiting mandates. He frequently represents clients from the TMT and consumer goods sectors. One client highlights his communication skills, saying: "We can take decisions directly and quickly - our relationship with him is very strong and he is always very supportive and available."

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Band 2

Berton Moreno + Ojam

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Juan Carlos Ojam is praised by his clients for providing "creative solutions and being very intelligent and thoughtful." He advises on both patents and trade marks and has experience handling contentious matters for pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consumer products companies. 

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Band 2

Graciela Claudia Pérez de Inzaurraga

Hausheer Belgrano & Fernandez

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Graciela Claudia Pérez de Inzaurraga is lauded by market commentators for being "an excellent person and lawyer who is really proactive." Sources add that "she knows every detail of the law; she's amazing." Her practice encompasses a breadth of patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement as well as copyright matters.

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Band 2

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Sources highlight Iris Quadrio's expertise with regard to trade mark prosecution. Market commentators consider her "a point of reference" in the area.Observers also highlight her active involvement in IP associations, congresses and seminars.

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Band 3

Obligado & Cía

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Federico Aulmann is best known for his patent prosecution and litigation experience. He is also president of the firm.

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Band 3

Diego Bouché Ocampo

Ferrer Reyes, Tellechea & Bouche

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients praise Diego Bouché Ocampo for his strong knowledge of IP law and fast responses.He is especially well-versed in trade mark prosecution, with experience representing clients from a variety of industries.

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Band 3

Pedro C Breuer-Moreno

G Breuer

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Pedro Breuer-Moreno is recognised by interviewees as "a great IP litigator and a driving force" at the firm.He is well positioned to provide counsel on a variety of matters, including infringement cases.

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Band 3

Marcelo Oscar García Sellart

Berton Moreno + Ojam

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Marcelo Oscar García Sellart is noted for his experience in a variety of IP matters, including trade mark and anti-counterfeiting mandates. Clients say that "he is great at communicating complex legal issues and helping close the gap between commercial and legal areas."

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Band 3

Berton Moreno + Ojam

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Enrique Gatti's practice encompasses a variety of IP-related matters, including contentious trade mark work. One client enthuses that "Enrique is very knowledgeable on all aspects of IP law and is always bringing up court precedents relevant to our cases."

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Band 3

Bernard William Malone

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Bernard William Malone is described by commentators as "a thoroughly professional lawyer, with an excellent command of the English language." He is a trade mark expert, specifically working on protection and anti-counterfeiting matters, often with a multi-jurisdictional angle.

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Band 3

Matías Fernando Noetinger

Noetinger & Armando

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Matías Fernando Noetinger is especially well known for his trade mark prowess. Sources say that he "has the ability to summarise the law in just one sentence - he is very practical and tells you straight without beating about the bush." He is well equipped to advise on patent and domain name mandates as well as advertising law and image rights.

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Band 3

Pablo Andrés Palazzi

Allende & Brea

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Pablo Andrés Palazzi garners praise from clients who say: "He is not only a privacy lawyer but he is also very good in intellectual property; he sees the whole picture. He has a strong academic background but is also a commercial guy, so is very practical in his advice." Palazzi primarily represents IT and technology companies.

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Band 3

Ricardo Richelet Sr

Richelet & Richelet

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Ricardo Richelet Sr is experienced in advising on IP enforcement actions and litigation. He also assists clients with issues arising from domain names, source indications and industrial designs.

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Band 3

Claudia Serritelli

Estudio Chaloupka

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of the patent department Claudia Serritelli is considered "very good at handling portfolios" by market sources. She is experienced in both patent and trade mark prosecution and enforcement.

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Band 3

Julia Elena Tellechea

Ferrer Reyes, Tellechea & Bouche

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Julia Elena Tellechea frequently works with multinational companies on IP mandates. Clients say that she "combines the legal approach with a business-oriented one," and also note that "she is solution-focused and fast, but still comprehensive in her recommendations." Tellechea's practice focuses on both patent and trade mark prosecution and litigation.

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Band 4

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Fernando Alonso is an experienced IP lawyer recognised for his wide-ranging knowledge and patents expertise. Interviewees also highlight his international experience.

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Band 4

Berton Moreno + Ojam

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Ricardo Amigo maintains his long-standing IP practice with a focus on trade mark mandates. One interviewee remarks: "I think that his strengths are that he is extremely attentive and he is very knowledgeable in the field of Argentine law," adding that "he thinks outside the box."

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Band 4

Noetinger & Armando

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Co-founder of the firm Miguel Armando is recognised for his patents expertise. Interviewees say "heis an excellent person and professional."

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Band 4

Emilio Beccar Varela

Beccar Varela

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Emilio Beccar Varela's practice in this area is supported by his expertise in other areas such as TMT and corporate law. One client highlights his long-standing presence in the market and  says: "We rely a lot on him, as he has a lot of experience."

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Band 4

Ignacio Bérèterbide

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Ignacio Bérèterbide handles an array of IP mandates. Market commentators note his experience with data protection and privacy law. He regularly represents a number of prominent clients, most notably Tenaris.

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Band 4

Pedro S Berkenwald

Berken IP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Pedro Berkenwald specialises in IP issues in the pharmaceutical and life science sectors. He represents private research and development companies as well as academic institutions. 

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Band 4

Castrillo & Castrillo

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Carlos Castrillo of Castrillo & Castrillo acts on both contentious and non-contentious IP matters. His expertise encompasses both patents and trade marks.

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Band 4

Richards, Cardinal, Tützer, Zabala & Zaefferer

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of the trade mark department at Richards, Cardinal, Tützer, Zabala & Zaefferer, Lisandro Frene is praised by sources for being "very practical in his approach - creative. He has the right exposure and experience in this area to provide the necessary support." Frene regularly handles IP protection mandates for agribusiness and advertising clients.

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Band 4

Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Julio Lago regularly acts on IP-related litigation. He is experienced with contentious patents and trade mark mandates arising in range of sectors, particularly IT.

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Band 4

Agustina Martínez Estrada

G Breuer

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Agustina Martínez Estrada specialises in trade mark work. She is experienced in advising on both prosecution and enforcement matters.

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Band 4

Carlos Octavio Mitelman

Obligado & Cía

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Carlos Octavio Mitelman is lauded by a source who remarks: "Carlos is a great lawyer and a very good person; he is very intelligent and writes very well." His academic pedigree is backed up by his experience handling contentious and non-contentious patent issues.

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Band 4

Santiago Ricardo O'Conor

O’Conor & Power-Abogados-Propiedad Industrial

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Santiago Ricardo O'Conor of O’Conor & Power-Abogados-Propiedad Industrial is known in the market for his trade marks practice. A client highlights his "sound, prompt advice."

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Band 4

Palacio & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

A market commentator praises Héctor Palacio for being "very experienced in all trade mark law matters and very fast in responding." Palacio has decades of experience in the IP field, with a specific focus on managing trade mark portfolios and handling trade mark litigation.

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Band 4

Javier Alejandro Papaño

Herrero & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Javier Alejandro Papaño of Herrero & Asociados is known as "a very good litigator" by market sources. He advises on a number of IP matters with noted involvement in domain name cases.

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Band 4

Ferrer Reyes, Tellechea & Bouche

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Sources highlight Laura Plavnick's strength in trade mark litigation as part of her broad IP practice. She assists multinational and domestic clients with registration matters as well as contentious issues. 

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Band 4

Richelet & Richelet

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Gastón Richelet is complimented by interviewees for the skill with which he handle patent matters. He is especially active on patent prosecution mandates.

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Band 4

Beccar Varela

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Florencia Rosati has a flourishing practice in this area, handling IP-related litigation, digital law matters and a variety of broad patent and trade mark cases. She receives praise from clients for her "excellent performance" on trade mark agreements. 

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Band 4

Ignacio Manuel Sánchez Echagüe

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Patent expert Ignacio Manuel Sánchez Echagüe specialises in litigation. He is particularly active in assisting companies from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agribusiness spheres.

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Band 4

Sena & Berton Moreno

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Commentators say that Gustavo Sena"is very personable, responsive and intelligent," adding that "his advice is practical and it makes sense: it's short and sweet." He is well-versed in trade mark mandates, including both litigation and contracts work.

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Band 4

Juan Bautista Vicetto

Izquierdo & Vicetto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Juan Bautista Vicetto is best known for his litigation work in the IP field. He is well-versed with a range of property mandates including patents, industrial designs and trade marks.

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Band 4

José Maria Vicetto Jr

Izquierdo & Vicetto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

José Maria Vicetto Jr handles trade marks and patents work, with a particular emphasis on IP-related disputes. He is particularly experienced in industrial property matters.

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Band 4

Alberto E Villegas

G Breuer

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Alberto Villegas is praised by sources as a "very intellectual" lawyer. As well as offering expertise in a variety of IP-related matters, Villegas is also well-versed in anti-counterfeiting matters, licensing and competition law.

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Band 4

Kors Noviks

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Pablo Wegbrait is the head of the IP department at Kors Noviks. He is recognised for his expertise in copyright law, as well as his trade marks and patents practice.

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Up and Coming

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Martín Chajchir is valued by commentators for being "practical and getting the job done." They add that "he is easy-going and a pleasure to work with - he's a problem solver." He frequently advises on trade mark registration and infringement matters.

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Up and Coming

Palacio & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Diego Palacio maintains a broad IP practice, handling both patent and trade mark mandates. Sources highlight his litigation prowess, and say: "His expertise is amazing, he knows Argentine law very well, and he is very reliable in offering appropriate recommendations for clients."

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Up and Coming

Héctor Palacio D'Albora

Palacio & Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Mingo Palacio D'Alborais recognised for his trade marks expertise. He assists clients, including international companies, from a variety of sectors with a range of prosecution and litigation issues.

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Associates to watch

Mitrani Caballero & Ruiz Moreno

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Manuel Alonso is recognised for his trade marks expertise. He assists clients with wide-ranging protection strategies, registration and contentious matters. Sources consider him a reliable counsel for complex cases.

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Associates to watch

María Paula Bassi

Baker McKenzie

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch María Paula Bassi handles IP prosecution as well as opposition and enforcement actions on behalf of major multinationals. Interviewees highlight her responsiveness. 

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Associates to watch

Juan Carlos de la Vega

Hausheer Belgrano & Fernandez

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Juan Carlos de la Vega is especially well-versed in industrial designs. He also regularly assists with broader IP mandates such as trade mark prosecution. Interviewees emphasise the international scope of his work.

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Associates to watch

Marco Rizzo Jurado

Allende & Brea

From the Chambers Latin America guide

One source says that associate-to-watch Marco Rizzo Jurado"is a very mature lawyer, very studious, and whenever we have an issue he is there responding on the same day," continuing that "he has the experience and knowledge to handle international cases." He frequently works with multinational names from the TMT sectors.

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Associates to watch

Marcos María Santivañez Vieyra

Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients value Marcos María Santivañez Vieyra of Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi for being "very professional, dedicated, and proactive." He regularly advises clients from the media and technology industries on their IP concerns.

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