The firm advises its corporate clients in their day-to-day issues relating to the advertising and marketing of their products and activities. More specifically, the firm actively participates with clients in the development of their advertising campaigns and in providing for alternative solutions to comply with applicable legislation. The firm also assists its clients in controversies including litigations involving intellectual property rights.
DAMASO A. PARDO:
born Buenos Aires, Argentina, February 16, 1956; admitted, 1985, Argentina. Industrial Property Agent, 1985. Education: Argentine Catholic University, Law School, (Bachelor of Law, Abogado). Franklin Pierce Law Center, NH, USA, (Master in Intellectual Property Law, 1990). Author: “Patents: Monopoly or Intellectual Property Rights”, 1993. “International Protection of Intellectual Property” (Argentine Chapter), Sweet & Maxwell, 1996. “World Intellectual Property Rights and Remedies” (Commentary on Argentine Patent Law Nº 24.481), Oceana Publications, Inc., 2000. “Changes on the Argentine Patent Act: a more fair practice or the dilution of the rights of enforcement for patent owners?, Patent World, July-August issue, 2003. Associated with the law firm of Allende & Brea, 1985-1992. Head Intellectual Property, law firm Beccar Varela, 1993-1996. Consultant, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland, 1994. Partner, law firm of Alonso, Pardo & Asociados, 1996-2001. Lecturer: “Paris Convention and other International Treaties administered by WIPO”, Universidad de Lima, Perú; 1994. “The Requirement of Use for Trademarks”, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, 1994. “Settlement of Disputes within GATT”, Argentine Catholic University, Buenos Aires, 1995. “Licensor Liability towards Licensee and Third Parties”, Licensing Executive Society (LES), Buenos Aires, 1995. “Parallel Importation on Trademarks”, Argentine Association of Industrial Property (AAAPI), 1995; “Madrid Agreement and Protocol” (AAAPI), 2000. “Argentine Trips Compliance”, CILS Seminar on Intellectual Property, Kitzbühel, Austria, 2000; “Preliminary measures of art. 50 GATT-TRIPS and its application in Argentina”, American Chamber of Commerce, Buenos Aires, 2001; “Well-known trademarks”, Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, 2003. Member: Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA); Argentine Association of Industrial Property Agents (AAAPI); International Trademark Association (INTA); International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI); The Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES); Inter-American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI); International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).