FERRERE

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Agustín Mayer West

Agustín Mayer West is FERRERE’s regional managing director as well as managing director of its Uruguay office. 

Agustín Mayer West is FERRERE’s regional managing director as well as managing director of its Uruguay office.  His position combines management of the firm, and shaping and executing its strategy, with personal attention to clients and their needs.

In his over 20 years with the firm he has spearheaded and developed various practice areas and industries including Antitrust, Life Sciences, Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), Entertainment, Advertising and Sports.  He has specialized in and leads the Intellectual Property area.

Mayer West Advises clients in diverse sectors of activity on strategic corporate issues, complex regulatory matters, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, and distribution model changes, among others. Some of the clients he regularly counsels are: DIRECTV, Nestlé and other pharmaceutical sector companies.

He is recognized in international rankings as one of the chief experts in his field.  Chambers and Legal 500 position him in Band 1 in Intellectual Property. According to Chambers he is "an excellent lawyer” and is “renowned for the strength of his IP practice and has expertise in a broad range of issues.”

Mayer West sits on the board of the Uruguay-United States Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Directors of Council of the Americas.  He is also an officer of the Latin American Forum of the International Bar Association as well as a member of its Intellectual Property Committee.  He is a member of the International Trademark Association, the Inter-American Intellectual Property Organization, and is secretary of the Uruguayan group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).

In his teaching activity he holds the chair in Intellectual Property in the degree program in Biotechnology at Universidad ORT (Uruguay), and is guest professor in Intellectual Property at Universidad de Montevideo (Uruguay).

Memberships

  • Uruguay-United States Chamber of Commerce
  • Council of the Americas 
  • International Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Inter-American Intellectual Property Organization
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Attorney, Universidad de la República (Uruguay), 1999.
  • Diploma in Intellectual Property, Graduate Center of Universidad de la República, 2000.

 

"He has been in the industry for a long time, he's a very knowledgeable practitioner who knows a lot of people. He knows our business inside out, which is beneficial to the service." He maintains a particular niche in patent matters.

Chambers Latin America / 2019 / Intellectual Property

He is renowned for the strength of his IP practice and has expertise in a broad range of issues, with a noteworthy focus on patents.

Chambers Latin America / 2018

"An excellent lawyer."

Chambers Latin America / 2018

Recomended

Chambers Latin America / 2018 / Intellectual Property

Recomended

Legal500 / Intellectual Property

Recomended

Latin Layer 250 / Intellectual Property

Recomended

Latin Lawyer 250 / Antitrust
12/03/2019
Regional

Latin Lawyer 250 recognizes FERRERE in its four jurisdictions

Latin Lawyer 250 conducts an annual survey of the region’s leading firms and their most active practice areas, in which FERRERE was distinguished its four jurisdictions.

08/01/2019
Regional

FERRERE promotes five new partners

FERRERE has appointed five new partners to the firm, Soledad Díaz, Verónica Franco, Martín Pallares, Sebastián Ramos and Daniel Robalino Orellana, as of January 1, 2019.

03/12/2018
Regional

FERRERE garners awards as Best Regional Practice in South America

The regional award of Chambers and Partners crowns the firm’s regionalization and sustained growth in each of the jurisdictions where it is present: Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay.

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