Argentine Law Firm Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum Starts Up as a New Boutique
Following a restructuring that saw it end its partnership with law firm Berton Moreno, Ojam Bullrich Flanzbaum has announced its launch.
The firm’s strategy focuses on the creation, protection, defense and maximization of its clients’ intellectual and industrial property rights and other intangible assets, in which Ojam has more than 20 years’ experience.
The firm’s client roster includes foreign-based corporations, local companies, small and medium-sized companies and entrepreneurs or startups.
The firm’s team is made up of partners Juan Carlos Ojam, Mercedes Bullrich, Raquel Flanzbaum, María Luisa Santa María, Mariel Chichisola and Diego Montangero and associates Paula Caraffa, Paula Giannetti, María Paula Guelfo, Octavio Krause, Rosario Mauro, Sergio Queipo, Belén Recchini, Magdalena Sáenz Lavalle and Camila Sirianni.
Partner Juan Carlos Ojam has a renowned career in administrative proceedings, litigation and legal counsel in all aspects relating to intellectual property, including trademarks, patents and industrial models and design, as well as antitrust practices, legislation regarding advertising and copyright.
Ojam leads the firm’s defense of the trademark portfolios of international companies, fostering their value by participating in audits, complex commercial transactions and all kinds of agreement involving those assets. He has ample experience in different areas of business related to wine and spirits, sports, advertising and technology. Through his work at intellectual property boutiques, and as the head of intellectual property teams at general practice firms, he has developed his activities in all areas related to intellectual property and other intangible assets.
Partner Mercedes Bullrich focuses her practice on advising both local and international clients in all matters related to intellectual property, such as trademark availability searches, legal opinions, prosecution and monitoring of trademarks, patents, industrial models and designs; portfolio management and the handling of cases relating to domain names.
With over 20 years’ experience, she stands out for her strong commercial profile and management of trademark portfolios of international companies.
Partner Raquel Flanzbaum advises local and international clients in industrial and intellectual property matters, both in the prosecution and litigation areas, placing special emphasis on pre-judicial or friendly conflict resolution, where she has settled many disputes, and often in record time.
Partner María Luisa Santa María María Luisa provides advice to both foreign and domestic clients on the protection of their intellectual property rights, including trademark counseling and prosecution, and their representation in pre-trial mediation, opposition and cancellation proceedings, jointly with the strategic enforcement of other intangible assets.
She has sound experience in negotiating, contract drafting and recording of licenses, security interests, and assignments of intellectual property assets as well as in negotiating settlement agreements. In addition, she advises clients on IP aspects of M&A within a wide variety of industries.
Partner Mariel Chichisola is part of the communication, marketing and strategy team at the firm and provides training sessions and advise to incubators, accelerators and related public organizations. She leads the firm’s team specialized in advising entrepreneurs, startups and innovative businesses.
With over 20 years’ experience in the market, partner Diego Montangero specializes in trademark matters. He has focused his expertise on management and advice. In addition, he participates as a lecturer in various IP workshops and seminars.
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