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AV LEANDRO N ALEM 882, C1001AAQ CIUDAD DE BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA
Tel:
Work +54 11 4310 0100
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Fax +54 11 4310 0200
Email:
Web:
www.marval.com

Iris V Quadrio

Tel:
Work +5411 4310 0100
Email:
Web:
www.marval.com
Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

Work Department

Intellectual Property / Trademarks

Position

Iris V. Quadrio specialises in IP law, with extensive experience advising domestic and foreign clients, principally on trademark and trade dress issues, including IP rights clearance, registration and management of IP portfolios.

Career

Prior to joining the firm, she worked for the Estudio de los Dres. Goytía between 1982 and 1987 and for BankBoston during 1981 and 1982.

Languages

English, French & Spanish.

Member

Member of the Board of Directors of the International Trademark Association (INTA) for the term 2006-2008. Chair of INTA’s Dilution & Well-Known Marks Subcommittee – Latin America & Caribbean- for the term 2006-2007. Also member of Colegio Público de Abogados, Colegio de Traductores Públicos de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Asociación Argentina de Agentes de Propiedad Industrial, Interamerican Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI), Association Internationale pour la Protéction de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI) and of the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group (PTMG).

Education

She graduated in 1987 from the Universidad Católica Argentina, where she also graduated as a Public Translator of English in 1981. She has also attended postgraduate courses on industrial and intellectual property at Harvard University and at the Universidad de Salamanca.


Argentina

Intellectual property

Within: Leading lawyers

Iris Quadrio - Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal

Within: Intellectual property

The client consensus is that few firms can match Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal’s ‘long experience in the area’ or its ‘deep bench of professional partners’. The sizable eight-partner team covers all the bases in IP law and is able to draw upon specialist skill sets in patents, trade marks and IP litigation; overall the department is roundly praised for its ‘proactive ability to find solutions’ and its ‘very practical and business-oriented approach’. Among its recent trade mark cases, the ‘very strongIris Quadrio successfully represented Procter & Gamble in an opposition action brought by Chinfield. Elsewhere, senior figure Sergio Ellmann successfully represented Ford in overcoming the Argentine Trademark Office’s objections to the registration of the "Ford Bronco" trade mark. On the patent side, Martín Bensadon is widely revered as a ‘leading expert’ and led many of the department’s recent high-stakes patent litigation cases. Of counsel Iván Poli and Ignacio Sánchez Echagüe are also noted for patent matters, while Gustavo Giay and Martin Chajchir are key names for IP litigation.

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