Practice Areas / Intellectual Property

Héctor Palacio Héctor Palacio (Managing Partner - Head of the Trademark Department)

Graduated from Museo Social Argentino University, School of Law. He has been an IP Agent since 1975. He performs lecturing and teaching activities in several Argentine and international seminars and public and private entities. Has written several articles on topics related to his specialty. He acts as Advisor for the Cámara Argentina de la Industria Plástica and other commercial chambers. He has acted as vice-president of the Argentine Association of Industrial Property (AAAPI) and is member of the most renowned international associations such as:

  • - Inter American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI).
  • - International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI).
  • - International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • - Associação Brasileira de Propriedade Industrial (ABPI).
  • - Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group (PTMG).
  • - The Association of European Trademark Owners (MARQUES).

Practice Areas:
He has always carried out his activity within the Industrial Property field, mainly in the area related to trademark law, either in the litigation stage as well as in the management of trademark portfolios.


Languages: Spanish / English



Mercedes Durlach Mercedes Durlach (Attorney at Law)

Education:
Graduated from Argentine Catholic University, School of Law. Postgraduate course on Update on Copyright and Related Law. Theory, Practice and Jurisprudence, University of Buenos Aires.

She is a Patent and Trademark Agent, member of the Argentine Association of Industrial Property (AAAPI) and other renowned international associations such as:

- International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI).

- Associação Brasileira de Propriedade Industrial (ABPI).

- American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA).

- International Trademark Association (INTA).

- Inter American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI).


She has specialized in Intellectual Property; Trademarks; Copyright; Litigation and Unfair Competition.


Languages: Spanish / English



Diego Palacio Diego Palacio (Attorney at Law)

Education:

Graduated from University of Buenos Aires, School of Law. Used to be Commercial Law professor at the University of Buenos Aires.

He is a Patent and Trademark Agent, member of the Argentine Association of Industrial Property (AAAPI) and other renowned international associations such as:

- International Trademark Association (INTA)

- International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI).

- Associação Brasileira de Propriedade Industrial (ABPI).

He also attends every year to the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) as an observer participant.

His work mainly focuses on Trademarks, Patents, Utility Models and Designs, Domain Names, Copyrights, Transfer of Technology and Customs (IP).

He was a panelist on "Non-conventional Trademarks: issues related to the protection of three-dimensional marks in the era of 3D printing" on August 22, 2017 at the International Congress of ABPI (Brazilian Association of Intellectual Property) in Rio de Janeiro.

He was a speaker in the  "Interplay between Designs, Copyright and Trade Dress (Trademarks) - Overlapping or Coexisting?" session at the INTA Annual Meeting in Boston on May 20, 2019.

He served in the INTA Unreal Campaign Committee for the 2016-2017 term. He has been appointed to the INTA Geographical Indications Committee for the 2018-2020 term.

Languages: Spanish/ English/ Portuguese/ French

Email: diegopalacio@palacio.com.ar


Languages: Spanish / English / Portuguese / French



Ada Sedrán Ada Sedrán (Trademark Team Leader)


Languages: Spanish / English



Marina Acosta Marina Acosta (Trademark Team Leader - Translator)


Languages: Spanish / English



Magalí Turdó Magalí Turdó (Trademark Team Leader - Translator)


Languages: Spanish / English



Maria Florencia Espinosa Maria Florencia Espinosa (Trademark Team Leader - Translator)


Languages: Spanish / English



Florencia Dulfano Florencia Dulfano (Trademark Team Leader - Translator)


Languages: Spanish / English



Sofía D. García Sofía D. García (Trademark Team Leader - Translator)


Languages: Spanish / English




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