Name: Mark Teuten
Law firm: Cervieri Monsuárez
Mark Teuten has experience in trademark law in
Uruguay and across Latin America. He joined Cervieri Monsuárez
in 2013 and is the only dual qualified (UK and Uruguay) lawyer
in Uruguay. Teuten represented Nestlé in a case against a local
company for imitating a local Nestlé trademark for cocoa products;
the court accepted Nestle’s claims. He also has experience in
contentious and non-contentious trademark prosecution.
Name: Juan Vanrell
Law firm: Vanrell IP
Position: General manager
Juan Vanrell is the general manager at Vanrell
Propiedad Intelectual Abogados. Vanrell focuses
his practice on a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals,
beverages, cosmetics and food. He is a former president of the
Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property and he is
also the national ambassador of the International Chamber of
Commerce for Uruguay. Vanrell is a member of associations such
as INTA, AIPPI, and Marques.
Name: Agustín Mayer West
Law firm: Ferrere Abogados
Position: Head of IP, regional
Agustín Mayer West heads Ferrere’s regional
intellectual property and life sciences teams. He is also involved
in competition law, advertising, sports law and entertainment
law matters. For more than ten years, he has been advising
multinationals and companies in the pharmaceutical sector in
Uruguay, representing their interests in large-scale projects and
matters. Since July 2017 he has been regional manager of Ferrere.
Name: Pablo Monsuárez
Law firm: Cervieri Monsuárez & Asociados
Pablo Monsuárez is co-founder of Cervieri Monsuárez & Asociados.
He has a doctorate in law and social studies from the University of
the Republic, along with a postgraduate in commercial law from
the same university. Monsuárez is an attorney and focuses his
practice on commercial law and transport. He is a member of the
Uruguayan Chamber of Lawyers and INTA.
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