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Laura, is an attorney and IP agent with more than twenty five years of experience in litigation.
She is methodical, organized and sharp, characteristics that have led her to be one of the leaders in IP. She has been recognized with several awards and was responsible for several leading cases.
She started practicing as an IP attorney for more than eight years in one of the most traditionals IP Law Firms of Argentina. From 1999 until the end of 2021 she led the litigation area of one of the most prestigious IP Law Firms.
Laura is keen on advising clients in all matters related to the filing, defence, management and licensing of IP rights. She has a vast experience in the legal implications of new technologies and social networks in relation to IP rights.
She has also worked actively in the area of consumer protection and unfair competition.
For over ten years she has been part of the board of directors of two domestic companies of foreign capital, providing advice on several commercial topics as well as IP-related matters, as a result of which she has acquired wide knowledge on business and its legal implications.
Among the relevant cases led by her, we can mention “Philips vs. Remington”, where she acted on behalf of Philips. She defended the validity of three-dimensional trademark registration used in Philips shavers. She also obtained a favorable preliminary injunction preventing use and commercialization of Remington´s shavers.
Additionally, she retrieved the H&M trademark for Hennes & Mauritz through a judicial procedure, TM that was registered by a third party.
Among other cases, she has been involved in the retrieval of Juan Martin del Potro – famous Argentine tennis player; domain name by means of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center. She has also been active in reporting accounts that were impersonating him via Twitter.
She judicially recovered the cartoonist author ́s rights over EL ETERNAUTA (famous Argentine comic) to the author. She also recovered in favor of the legitimate owners TM EL ETERNAUTA and the figure of the main character which were registered by the former editor.
1994, Lawyer Catholic University of Argentina.
1999, Trademark and patent agent registered with the National Institute of Industrial Property of Argentina (INPI).
Marques. Currently she is a member of the Unfair Competition Team.
Licensing Executive Society (LES).
Argentine Association of Industrial Property Agents (AAAPI). Currently she is a member of the Academic and Legal subcommittees. International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).
Buenos Aires Public Bar Association (CPACF).
“Report on the Protection of Company Names, Trade Names and Other Business Identifiers in Argentina”
February 24, 2021
“The interrelation between copyright and trademarks and the institute of res judicata in light of what was resolved by the Argentine CSJN in the El Eternauta case”
December 4, 2020
Intellectual Rights, Volume 25, Volume II, ASIPI
“Trademark EL ETERNAUTA belongs to the authors of the work”
August 7, 2018
“Decree 27/18 – Substantial changes on Trademark, Patent, Utility Models and Industrial Designs Law”
January 26, 2018
Impact of the new Civil and Commercial Code on Intellectual Property. Author of the article: “The name of a natural person and its interrelation with trade names and trademarks. The reform of the Civil and Commercial Code”
“From lawful use to illicit use … just one step?” co-authored with Veronica Canese.
August 29, 2012
“Commercial Code and supplementary regulations. Doctrinal and jurisprudential analysis. Volume 6 Industrial Property –Hammurabi 2006”
Author of the chapter of precautionary measures in the Trademark Law Nº 22.362.
Managing Intellectual Property MIP
2020: IP STARS
2019: IP STARS y Top 250 Women in IP
2018: IP STARS y Top 250 Women in IP
2017: IP STARS y Top 250 Women in IP
2016: IP STARS
2015: IP STARS
2014: IP STARS
2021: WIPR Leaders 2021
2020: WIPR Leaders 2020
2019: WIPR’s Influential Women in IP
2020: Contentious area / Litigation
2019: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2018: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2017: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2016: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2015: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2014: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2013: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2012: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2011: Silver Category / Contentious Area / Litigation
2021: Excellent: Trademark Registrations. Anti-Piracy and IP Litigation. Highly recommended: Patent Registration.
2020: Excellent: IP Litigation and Trademark Registrations Highly Recommended: Antipiracy and Patent Registration.
2019: Highly Recommended: IP Litigation
Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award
2017: Trade Mark Litigation Lawyer of the Year in Argentina.
2016: Buenos Aires Bar Association, Postgraduate School, Update on Company Law. Subject: “Company name, trade name and trademarks. Homonymy. Administrative and judicial opposition regime”.
2015: Speaker at the AAAPI Colloquium on the new Argentine Civil and Commercial Code: Its impact on Industrial and Intellectual Property law related matters. Panel Title: “Name of the natural person and pseudonym. Name of the legal person”.
2014 Speaker at the AAAPI Annual Meeting. Panel title: “Everything you always wanted to know about trade names (but were afraid to ask): names, categories, company names, logos, trade designs/devices, corporate names, jurisdiction, adverse possession, statute of limitations, overlapping IP rights and more”.
2012: Speaker at the AAAPI Annual Meeting. Panel title: “Damages compensation for IP infringements”.
2009: 2009 Speaker at the AAAPI Annual Meeting. Panel title: “Statute of limitation in IP matters”.
2007: Speaker at AAAPI workshop. Panel title: “License Agreements: standard, forgotten, recommended and rather not recommended clauses”.
2001: Update of IP Jurisprudence organized by Fores and EABA. Topic: “Precautionary Measures.”