Juan Antonio Pittaluga
Juan Antonio has a Law and Social Sciences degree from the University of the Republic in Uruguay. His professional experience includes being partner of the Uruguayan law firm Guyer & Regules from 1975 to 1992. He is founding partner of Pittaluga Abogados and Partner of MO&PC Collections Uruguay, a company specializing in providing integrated solutions for collections and sales.
He is experienced in banking and corporate law, and has act as the attorney for several international banks, such as Citibank and HSBC, among others. He has participated in the execution of loan contracts for national companies representing the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and foreign banks. In addition, he has participated as representative of foreign companies in different business and financial operations taking place in Uruguay. He is also former President of the Uruguayan chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Ex-Secretary General and Vice-president of the Interamerican Industrial Property Association. He is Founder and Editor of the magazine “Marcasur”
He is a member of the Uruguayan Bar Association; International Bar Assocation (IBA); Licensing Executives Society (LES) and International Trademark Association (INTA).
Martin has vast experience in the areas of commercial law, corporate law, advising and representation of international clients in a broad range of transactions. He has participated in advising international companies that operate in Uruguay in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, foreign investment and international business, and has attended the Evaluation Program for Uruguay “Corporate Governance ROSC (Report in the Observance of Standards and Codes)” – The World Bank.
He has a degree in Business Management from the Catholic University of Uruguay, “Damaso Antonio Larrañaga” and a Masters degree in Corporate Law from the University of Montevideo.
He is the Vice-President of the Uruguayan Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys and member of the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property – ASIPI (delegate for Uruguay); International Trademark Association – INTA; the European Communities Trademark Association – ECTA and the International Bar Association – IBA.
Martin is the co-author of the publication “Doing Business in Uruguay,” Pittaluga Abogados and has organized and given conferences for clients, companies and students regarding “Investing in Uruguay.” He is also the author of the Uruguayan chapter of the following publications: “Trademarks- Getting the Deal Through” (IBA) and “Domain Names- Global Practice and Procedures” (Field Fisher Waterhouse).