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Fischer Abogados

Intellectual Property

2 ranked lawyersBand 1UruguayLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Highly respected boutique firm well known for providing assistance to local and international clients with the management of their trade mark and patent portfolios. Strong bench of noteworthy practitioners is routinely called upon to represent clients in trade mark prosecution and enforcement, as well as handling contentious administrative proceedings. Also counsels clients emanating from the audiovisual industry on copyright issues. Team offers additional capabilities in data protection and privacy mandates.

Strengths

An interviewees reports: "They are a reference for trade marks in Uruguay and are my first choice there," adding that they are "an established firm with a lot of experience and knowledge across the IP arena. Additionally, the team offers good results and a quick turnaround."

A client goes on to add: "They are efficient and are always a step ahead, in that they are always able to advise us on any risks. They are proactive and intelligent." Another source highlights their skill in intellectual property litigation.

Notable practitioners

Pre-eminent practitioner Gustavo Fischer is "one of the best IP lawyers in Uruguay," an interviewee reports, while another enthuses: "Gustavo is one of the most recognised IP lawyers in the country. He is without doubt a leader in this area." A clients further describes him as a "great IP lawyer with a lot of prestige in the market." He advises notable multinational clients on the full gambit of IP matters.

A commentator praises Mercedes Castells for being "very capable in trade mark prosecution matters." A client goes on to add: "She is an intelligent lawyer with a lot of expertise in the IP arena." She frequently assists with copyright matters, as well as advising on data privacy issues.

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Overview

FISCHER Abogados clients have made aware that they value the following strengths of the Firm:

•    our adherence to the principles of Loyalty, Perseverance and Excellence 

•    our flexibility for embracing change, spirit of innovation, and improvement.

•     our understanding of how technology has deeply changed the way on how business is conducted, and our approach and solutions to the emerging legal issues.

•     our combination of knowledge, experience and state-of-the-art technology tools and resources.

•     our commitment to providing high quality and responsive services with a standard of professional excellence, the abilities and skills of our professional team, and their attention to every detail.

•     the understanding of our clients´ business and their needs, and providing the best knowledge and strategies for the achievement of their objectives

•     our experience in cutting-edge cases, and our approach to complex issues, the added value of our advice, our personal attention and pro-activity.

•     our knowledge of cross-border legislation and keeping abreast of latest developments.

•     our academic credits and our involvement in the major international IP organizations.

•     our negotiation skills, our view of clients´ needs and goals, the anticipation of all aspects of  transactions, and the strict adherence to timeframes.

•     our vast network of first class contacts across the world which enables to provide tailored solutions best adapted to the client’s needs.

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Intellectual Property Department

Fischer Abogados

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Department location

San José 807

Suite 403

Montevideo

Montevideo

Uruguay

11100

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Uruguay

Intellectual Property


Gustavo Fischer
Band 1
Mercedes Castells
Band 3