Argentina and Latin America
O’Conor & Power-Abogados/Propiedad Industrial-Argentina.
With more than 30 years’ experience in the handling of IP portfolios for domestic and international clients in Argentina and Latin America, O’Conor & Power Abogados- Propiedad Industrial’s lawyers, industrial property agents and select network of engineers and technical professionals combine their broad backgrounds and experiences in different disciplines and industries to work closely as a team – which is underpinned by fluent English communication representing international, regional and local companies in trademarks, patents, utility models, designs, copyright, software domain names, transfer of technology, franchising, licensing and related matters.
We are wholly responsive to clients’ needs and use our vast local and international IP experience and expertise in order to satisfy the changing requirements of the IP community in a globalised world, following the principles of reliability: quality, efficient action, adaptable and tailored pricing and flexibility, with equal emphasis on providing customised and personalised services.
The firm serves clients from different industries, including automotive, optical, chemical, pharmaceuticals, beer, wine, food, coffee, technology and telecommunications, toys, clothing and sportswear, among others.
Areas of specialization:
• Patents of inventions, utility models and industrial designs
• Domain names and the Internet
• Anti-counterfeiting and border measures
• Litigation and legal action
• Annuity payment services
• Due diligence and IP audits
• Unfair competition and consumer law
• Trade secrets and confidentiality matters
• Licensing, franchising and technology transfer
• Interface with general legal and M&A departments of corporations
The broad experience of O’Conor & Power’s team in the management of local and international IP portfolios in Argentina and across Latin America makes it a superior one- stop resource in the region.
We are qualified to protect and enforce clients’ IP interests through transactions, dispute resolution, litigation, border enforcement measures and unfair competition-related actions.
The role and experience of O’Conor & Power in the management of IP portfolios in Argentina and Latin America put it in a unique position in relation to other IP firms in Argentina – a result of the team’s creative approach to the different procedures and systems of the region, while also considering the different cultural aspects. This makes communication and the fulfillment of clients’ objectives and requirements swift, easygoing and thus cost effective.
The firm holds a unique, solid position of understanding the needs and requirements of international companies not only in Argentina, but in the rest of Latin America. It presently handles IP portfolios for companies from a diverse variety of industries, including Bata Industries, Ltd; Asahi Chemical Corporation; Colgate-Palmolive Company; Molson Coors Brewing Company; Codorniù SA; Jockey International, Inc; Eisai R+D Management Co, Ltd; Jvc Kenwood; Fage Dairy Industries, Inc; Keurig Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc; Foo Fighters; Mastercard International, Inc; Magna International, Inc; Thomas Pink Limited; Hulman Motorsports Corporation (Indycar); Selfridges Retail Limited; Cloud B, Inc; H Lundbeck A/S; Raybestos, Inc; Energizer Brands, LLC; J Walther Thompson; and The Nielsen Company, Inc, among many others.
Argentina and Latin America
INTA, AIPPI, IBA, PTMG, MARQUES, ECTA, IPO, AIPLA