Patricio M. Albornoz

Patricio Albornoz is a Senior Associate in the Intellectual and Industrial Property Department.

Since 2011 he has been  an Associate Professor at Universidad Católica Argentina and has taught courses related to intellectual property in different universities and professional associations.

His expertise encompasses contentious and non-contentious work for multinational corporations, established national businesses, as well as startups and individual artists, falling within the scope of traditional and digital business.,Strategic advising and day-to-day legal support pertaining the identification of intangible assets developed by the client´s creative departments and conjunctly designing protection and monetization strategies for these assets. Brand management, marketing, and advertising, contractual and strategic operations related to image rights and sponsorship matters copyright, trade secrets, IP due diligence, along with enforcement and non-traditional dispute resolution.

He is member of several professional entities.

He is the author of several publications on Intellectual Property issues.

Education and training

  • Universidad Católica Argentina
    Law, 2009

    Universidad Austral
    Candidate for an Intellectual Property Masters degree at Universidad Austral. Thesis pending.

    Other training and updating courses:

    Annual Conferences of the Asociación de Agentes de la Propiedad Intelectual between 2004 and 2020.

    INTA roundtable on the Argentine System of Oppositions, October 2007.

    INTA roundtable on Alternative Dispute Resolution, October 2005.

    Master in Intellectual Property: FLASCO – Intensive Seminar: “Contracts on intellectual property”, 2018.

    “Program on Techniques of Contractual Wording” – Universidad Austral, 2018.

    Program on Internet Law and Communication Technology (DITC) – Universidad de San Andrés 2020 (annual)

    Program on copyright, "CopyrightX" - Harvard Law School - January / May 2021.


Chambers Latin America
Intellectual Property (Associate to watch)

Legal 500
Intellectual Property - Rising Star

  • Leaders League
  • Intellectual property – Trademark prosecution


Assistant professor of Civil and Commercial Obligations and Damages and Civil Liability in the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina since 2011.

Participation as teacher of the Postgraduate Course on Management of Intangible Assets at UCA

Participation as teacher (patents) in the “Program of Intellectual Property Law and Internet UdeSA”

Additionally, he has delivered classes in diverse courses, conferences and seminaries related to industrial property at different universities and professional associations. 


Active member of the Unfair Competition Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA). 

Active member of the Trademark Subcommittee of the Argentinean Association of Industrial Property Agents (AAAPI).

Member of the Intellectual Property and Copyright Committee at the Bar Association of the City of  Buenos Aires.

Member of the Public Bar Association of the Federal Capital and of the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires.