Santiago R O’Conor
Santiago R O'Conor is the managing partner of O'Conor & Power, a solid and reliable team of IP practitioners based in Buenos Aires. Mr O’Conor specialises in all aspects of intellectual property, principally trademarks, advising domestic and foreign companies on local and international IP law, prosecution and litigation in Argentina and Latin America. He advises Forbes and Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries, such as technology and telecommunications, luxury goods, agriculture, food and wine, and entertainment.
Mr O’Conor professional IP experience spans over 35 years and includes being an associate of the largest worldwide law office and a partner and head of the international trademark practice of the most important law office in Argentina for 23 years. The expertise he has gained over this long career has made Mr O’Conor the darling of many international brand owners.
Mr O'Conor is a graduate of the faculty of law of the University of Buenos Aires and an industrial property agent. He has gained postgraduate qualifications from the Fordham IP Institute in New York and at the Program of Instruction for Lawyers (PIL) at Harvard Law School.
Mr O'Conor is an active participant in many IP international associations, in particular INTA, the Chartered Institute of Trademark Attorneys, the European Communities Trademark Association, the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group and the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property, in which he served and is serving in many positions.