Virginia Cervieri

Doctor in Law and Social Sciences from the University of the Republic (1996). Postgraduate degree in Commercial Law, University of the Republic (1998). Master in Intellectual Property. Professor of Commercial Law, University of the Republic (2006-2009).

Specialist in trademark and anti-piracy law. Trademark Agent. President of the Chamber for the Fight against Piracy and Smuggling. President of the Uruguayan chapter of the World Jurist Association. Expresident of the CERTAL Uruguay Chapter. Founding member of the Permanent Commission for the Defense of Intellectual Property Rights of the Ministry of the Interior. Member of the Anti-Piracy Committee MARQUES. Vice President of INTA’s global committee on trademark counterfeiting for the 2016-2020 period. Member of the Uruguayan Association of Intellectual Property Agents (AUDAPI) and currently a member of the Board for the period 2020-2023.

Recognized in the Top 250 women in IP (Managing IP – Ip Stars) 2017 and 2018. Named Leading Lawyer in Chambers Latin America 2014 – 2019, Leading Lawyer in Legal 500 Latin America. Outstanding as the best professional in trademark services for Uruguay in the publication WTR 1000 – Gold Category and recognized in Anti-Counterfeting (Top TM Professionals). Recognized by Chambers & Partners as Lawyer in Band 1 (2019). Recognized in the Leading Lawyer category in the “Law Firm and Leading Lawyer Ranking” of The Legal 500 (2019). Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award- Gender Diversity at the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards Latin America 2019. Named to the WIPR Leaders 2020 list. Listed on the IP Stars ranking for 2020-2021. Featured in WIPR’s Influential Women in IP 2020 publication.