Gustavo Fischer is Partner at FISCHER Abogados, and the head of the firm´s Technology & Digital practice. Attorney at law, and patent and trademark attorney. He graduated from the School of Law of the University of the Republic of Uruguay, and was admitted to the Uruguayan Bar in 1986.
Gustavo specializes in technology law, intellectual property, privacy and data protection, intellectual property, innovation, administrative law and regulatory, and litigation.
He is a member of the Data Protection Committee of ASIPI for period 2015-2018, and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, as well as of numerous international organizations.
Since 1993, Gustavo is professor of public law litigation in the Master Programs on Economic Administrative Law and on Corporate Law of the University of Montevideo. He has also acted as professor of the post-graduate course in intellectual property, University of Montevideo, and is a member of the editorial board of the Iberoamerican Intellectual Property Review.
He is a founding member of the Intellectual Property and the Administrative Law Groups of the University of Montevideo, and a member of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Uruguayan Bar Association.
Gustavo is president of the Uruguayan Group of AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property). He has been secretary, vice-president and president [2009-2013] of the Uruguayan Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association, and currently serves as vice-president of the executive committee for period 2017-2019.
He was appointed by the International Trademark Association as chair of the INTA Latin America & Caribbean Legislation and Regulation Subcommittee for the term 2018-2018. He is a Judge of the Tribunal of the Inter American Intellectual Property Association.