IP Ones to Watch 2023: MIP recognises Martina Beato at Mercado Libre
Martina Beato is an advocate at Mercado Libre in Argentina
Martina Beato, a lawyer specialising in intellectual property at e-commerce company Mercado Libre in Argentina, was picked because of her exceptional legal acumen and unwavering dedication.
Beato manages Mercado Libre’s IP portfolio and handles the online platform’s trademark prosecution worldwide.
Her nominator says Beato’s work ethic and commitment to excellence set her apart.
“She is known for her meticulous attention to detail, thoroughness in research, and ability to quickly grasp the intricacies of any issue.
“Her ability to maintain composure under pressure and effectively prioritise tasks is truly commendable. Additionally, she is a natural collaborator, fostering positive working relationships with colleagues, clients, and external stakeholders.”
Beato has previously worked as an associate at Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal and as a paralegal at Badeni, Cantilo, Laplacette & Carricart.
She graduated with a degree in law from the Torcuato Di Tella University in Buenos Aires in 2018, the same year she received a prize for academic excellence from Human Rights Watch.
She tells Managing IP: "As part of a technological and disruptive industry, I've aced the art of keeping my cool even in wild moments – you won't catch me making rash moves.
“With an unwavering commitment to efficiency, I eagerly embrace a future of innovative contributions in this field,” she adds.