Martín Bensadon

Argentina

Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal
Av. Leandro N. Alem 928
(C1001AAR) Buenos Aires
Argentina

Tel: +54 (11) 4310-0100 ext. 1434
Fax: (54.11) 4310.0200

Email: mb@marval.com
Web: www.marval.com.ar

Martín Bensadon joined Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal in 1991 and has been a partner of the firm since 1998. He specializes in industrial property and more particularly in patent law, having advised many national and foreign firms in this area.

He graduated as a lawyer from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1991 and obtained a Master in Laws at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996. In the same year he also worked as a foreign associate in the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering.

He has participated in seminars on industrial property and has written various articles on subjects related to his area of specialty in national and international publications as well as a book on Argentine Patent Law.

He used to be a postgraduate Professor of Industrial Property at the Universidad Católica Argentina and the Universidad de Palermo while he currently teaches at the Universidad Austral and Universidad de San Andrés. He was a Guest Researcher of the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law and a Visiting Scholar at The George Washington University Law School.

At present he is a member of the Asociación Argentina de Agentes de la Propiedad Industrial, the Asociación Interamericana para la Protección de la Propiedad Industrial, the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle (AIPPI), the Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and the Colegio de Abogados de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.

• Filing and prosecution of patents, utility models and industrial designs
• World-wide protection, with particular emphasis on Latin America
• Technical expertise with an in-house team of chemists, biochemists, physicists and electrical, mechanical and electronic engineers
• Advising on patentability and infringement matters
• Enforcement of patents, utility models and industrial designs, including preliminary injunctions and infringement suits
• Translations

Founded in 1923, Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal is the largest law firm in Argentina. A market leader at both local and Latin American levels, the firm has been providing sophisticated, high quality advice to international and local clients for 90 years. The firm comprises over 300 lawyers and has wide experience of international business issues and the complexities of cross-border transactions.

Our unmatched strength allows us to react quickly and to simultaneously handle large, complex and time-consuming transactions without compromising on quality. All our teams are led directly by highly experienced partners and carefully tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients.

We have a strong focus on high-end corporate and finance transactions and the largest, most active litigation and arbitration practice in Argentina. Our leading intellectual property department provides a comprehensive service and has unrivalled experience; the firm was originally founded as an intellectual property office. We are also a market leader in a wide range of other key practice areas including tax, labor and employment, competition/antitrust, energy and natural resources, administrative and public law, insurance and reinsurance, telecommunications and broadcasting as well as real estate and construction.

We are the Argentine member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms, comprising more than 160 members. We also have an office in New York, providing invaluable support on US transactions.

With a long history of advising multinational companies and international institutions, we have an unique understanding of the Argentine market and how to help our clients achieve their goals. Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal has a 90-year track record of being prepared to respond to any challenge, both in the country and in complex cross-border transactions.

Martín Bensadon receives widespread market recognition thanks to his “superlative management skills, interpersonal capabilities and outstanding devotion to the client’s needs.” He focuses on patents and is very active in academic activities.
Chambers Latin America, 2014