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New Pilot Program For Accelerated Examination Of Patents In Uruguay

New Pilot Program for Accelerated Examination of Patents in Uruguay

On August 14, 2019 the Dirección Nacional de la Propiedad Industrial, National Direction of Industrial Property (hereinafter, “DNPI”) issued Resolution…

Fernández Secco & Asociados  Recognised By World Trademark Review

Fernández Secco & Asociados recognised by World Trademark Review

We are pleased to announce that World Trademark Review has once again distinguished our firm, defining our work as "honest,…

Fernández Secco & Asociados “highly Recommended” By Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars

Fernández Secco & Asociados "highly recommended" by Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars

We are proud to announce that our firm was distinguished by IP Stars, obtaining in every area, the highest category…

Fernández Secco & Asociados At The 37th ECTA Annual Conference.

Fernández Secco & Asociados at the 37th ECTA annual conference.

The 37th annual conference, under the slogan “Gods in transit: IP at the crossroads of Great Civilizations”, will take place…

Fernández Secco & Asociados At The 140th INTA Annual Meeting

Fernández Secco & Asociados at the 140th INTA Annual Meeting

The 140th INTA Annual Meeting will take place from May 19th to 23rd. Fernández Secco will be attending to the…

Fernández Secco & Asociados Ranked By The World Trademark Review

Fernández Secco & Asociados ranked by the World Trademark Review

We are proud to announce that the World Trademark Review has again ranked our Firm. Our quick responses, the attention…

Trademark Use In Uruguay

Trademark use in Uruguay

We would like to remind you that as of January 1st, 2019 it will be possible to file non-use cancellation actions in…

Fernández Secco & Asociados Present At ASIPI

Fernández Secco & Asociados present at ASIPI

Fernández Secco & Asociados will be present at ASIPI´s 20th Conference and Administrative Council to be held at the Hilton…

The Firm

At Fernández Secco we strike a balance between innovation and tradition. With over 35 years of experience in the market, we are regarded market leader by our local and international clients.
Our sustained growth is built upon the same values that inspired us on day one.
Our exemplary work ethic permeates throughout all of our services. We use our strong international relations as a means to grow and innovate while at the same time delivering personalized results.


Fernandez Secco is a firm on the rise – peers remark that “it has grown tremendously in recent years and is hard on the heels of the leading players on the market”. Judging by the number of foreign associate endorsements it garners, it is clearly a popular choice for inbound filing and portfolio development instructions; top Brazilian outfits in particular find it an able running mate. Outside of the IP space, accounting and tax are additional areas of expertise. Gonzalo Fernandez Secco is the key point of contact for rights holders.

World Trademark Review 2015

Litigation department head Lucía Salaverry is considered “highly professional” by clients, who highlight her “good knowledge and expertise,” and her rapid responses “ and her rapid responses.

Chambers and Partners 2015

Best known for its expertise in trade marks. Handles anti-counterfeiting, anti-piracy and unfair competition matters, and is also active in copyright and patent registry.

Chambers and Partners 2015

Agustina Fernández Giambruno is well regarded in the market, with clients saying she is “serious and focused,” while peers praise her as being “very smart” and “a very good lawyer”.

Chamber and Partners 2015

Practice primarily recognised for its expertise in trademarks, though it also advises clients on anti-counterfeiting, anti-piracy and unfair competition work. Agustina Fernández Giambruno and Lucía Salaverry are key client contacts.

Chambers and Partners 2015

Fernández Secco also regularly advises on anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting issues, including border measures as well as handling Internet and domain name issues.

The Legal 500 2015

Experienced and reliable contentious Intellectual Property specialist Lucía Salaverry Galbarini is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2015

Managing Intellectual Property Handbook appoints Fernández Secco in its 2015 IP Ranking among the first 10 leading Uruguayan Practices in matters of patents, trademarks and copyrights.

Managing Intellectual Property Handbook

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