Mariano is an Argentine lawyer with more than 15 years of practical and academic experience dealing with the full range of IP issues locally (Argentina), regionally (Latin America) and internationally.
He joined Moeller IP Advisors in 2005. He has been advising clients in legal strategies related to the registration, protection and enforcement of patents, trademarks, domain names, advertisement claims, copyright as well as anti-counterfeiting, transfer of technology and regulatory affairs matters in Argentina, Latin America and other regions.
In December 2018 Moeller’s Board appointed him as the Head of the regional legal department, which followed becoming a partner in November 2017 and previous duties as Director of Business and Professional Development since early 2015. One of his main internal responsibilities is maintaining and expanding worldwide relationships with leading individuals, industries and institutions.
Internally, Mariano leads the team of lawyers handling patent litigation, regulatory affairs and other complex transactional and adversarial services provided by Moeller regionally and internationally.
Mariano regularly teaches different IP courses as an adjunct professor at Austral University, San Andres University (Argentina) and Chicago Kent (USA). Lecture topics include Latin American Patent & Trademark Law, Sanitary Regulatory Affairs, The Madrid & Hague Systems for the International Registration of Rights, as well as IP Management and Innovation.
His academic background is a Law degree with specialization on administrative law from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina, 2001). In 2002, he became an Argentine IP Agent (2002). He also completed a LLM in International IP Law with high honors from Chicago Kent (USA, 2004) then another LL.M. in Law and Economics from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Argentina, 2008)
Lawyer, Administrative law from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)
LLM in International IP Law with high honors from Chicago Kent (USA)
LL.M. in Law and Economics from the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Argentina)
Argentine Industrial Property Agent
Mariano speaks fluent Spanish and English.