Thesis working title

The Paying Public Domain Regime in Argentina – A Law and Economics study of its rationale, effects and efficiency

Short bio

Maximiliano Marzetti is a qualified lawyer, trademark and patent agent, and law-and-economics scholar. He obtained his law degree from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina where he also taught commercial law. He earned two master of law degrees, one from the Università degli Studi di Torino in intellectual property and another from the Universität Hamburg in law and economics. He was awarded an Erasmus Mundus grant by the European Commission, a semi-senior research grant by the Latin American Council of Social Science, served three times as foreign scholar (Stipendiat) at the Max Planck Institut für Geistiges Eigentum, Wettbewerbs- und Steuerrecht in Munich, and provided legal counsel to the XX Winter Olympic Games Organizing Committee in Turin. He is currently a graduate lecturer of Intellectual Property Law and Economics at the Latin American School of Social Science and Universidad Torquato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, as well as visiting lecturer at other Latin American universities. In 2016, he was appointed Assistant Researcher at the Centre of Interdisciplinary Studies of Industrial and Economic Law, University of Buenos Aires, Guest Professor of Corporate Governance at Universidad de Palermo, Buenos Aires, and Assistant Director to the LLM in Intellectual Property at Università degli Studi di Torino

Academic Background

2006 European Master in Law & Economics (Bologna & Hamburg)

2005 Master of Laws in Intellectual Property (Turin)

2004 Specialist in Intellectual Property and Competition Law (Santiago de Compostela University)

2003 Profesor Superior Universitario (Catholic University of Argentina)

1999 Law Degree (Catholic University of Argentina)

Work Experience

2011-2016, Ambrosini & Asociados, Buenos Aires, Director of the Intellectual Property Department

08/2016-12/2016, Turin Law School-WIPO LLM in Intellectual Property, Assistant Director

07/2006-09/2006, Intellectual Property Centre, Law School, Austral University, Buenos Aires Graduate Academic Coordinator (pro tempore)

04/2005-09/2005, O’Farrell Law Firm, Buenos Aires, Associate, Intellectual Property Department

01/2005-04/2005, XX Winter Olympic Games Organizing Committee, Turin, Intellectual Property Counsel, Legal Department

06/1999 – 12/2003, Battaglia & Asociados, Rosario, Junior/Semi-Sr. Lawyer

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