Palumbo, María Elena

Senior IP Advisor

María Elena Palumbo represents domestic and international clients in administrative procedures and matters related to industrial property, such as patent prosecution.

Ms. Palumbo is a senior advisor within the Intellectual Property Practice at Mitrani, Caballero & Ruiz Moreno. Previously, she was an IP Manager at Tenaris Connections B.V., in The Netherlands (2014-2017) and at Siderca S.A.I.C. (2010-2014) in Campana, province of Buenos Aires, where she had been an Intellectual Property Analyst (2005-2010) beforehand. She was in charge of Catalysts, Chemical Processes and Fuels as a Patent Examiner at the Instituto Nacional de la Propiedad Industrial (INPI) in Argentina for 9 years. As a Chemical Engineer, she was a professor of General Chemistry at Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora (1995-2008).


WIPO, Academy Chile (Strategic Intellectual Property Management, 2012)

Instituto Nacional de la Propiedad Industrial (Patent Cooperation Treaty Seminar in Latin American Countries, 2000)

Instituto Nacional de la Propiedad Industrial (Patent Search and Examination Seminar, 1999)

Netherlands Industrial Property Office, The Netherlands (Practical Aspects of Patent Information,1999)

WIPO Academy, Switzerland (Interregional Introductory Seminar on Industrial Property, 1999)

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain, and Universidad Nacional de Lomas de Zamora, Argentina (International Specialist in Technologies of Information in the Organizations, 2001)

Universidad de Buenos Aires, Engineering School (Chemical Engineer, 1988)


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