Celia is a lawyer (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella — UTDT, Valedictorian), Intellectual Property LLM (Universidad Austral, with honors) and Master in the Science of Law (JSM, Stanford University). She is a technical bachelor in Computer Science (ORT). She specializes in designing and executing transnational IP protection strategies; in drafting and revising IP contracts, licenses and confidentiality agreements; and in executing domain name disputes in Argentina and before the WIPO.
She has excelled in research and legal consulting in Intellectual Property, as WIPO/WTO selected professor and as Visiting IP Scholar at Columbia University. She received a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue her studies at Stanford, where she wrote her empirical thesis on Patent Strategies of Technology Startups with distinction, supervised by Mark Lemley. She is currently a lecturer at UTDT, where she teaches IP Aspects of Law & Startups, and directs the Law and Innovation Lab and the Data Protection Course in Executive Legal Education.
Celia is a member of the California Bar Association the Buenos Aires Bar Association. She is also a member of the Emerging Issues Committee at INTA. She is an IP agent and leads the IP department at Lerman Szlak, combining academic leadership with specialized professional practice.
Lawyer (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Valedictorian)
Intellectual Property LLM (Universidad Austral, with honors)
Master in the Science of Law (Stanford University, thesis with distinctions)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Industrial Property Agent, Argentina
California, United States
Intellectual Property, Corporate Law