Milagros Astesiano


  • Milagros Astesiano
  • Phone: +1 212 404 8738

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    230 Park Avenue, Suite 1130
    New York, NY 10169-0079
  • Duane Morris LLP
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4086

Milagros Astesiano practices in the area of intellectual property law. Ms. Astesiano has experience in intellectual property and technology related transactions, with an emphasis on public and private cross-border mergers and acquisitions, licensing, strategic partnerships, and emerging technologies.

Ms. Astesiano formerly was an associate at the largest law firm in Argentina, and a leading law firm in South America, where she advised clients on intellectual property, information technology, privacy and data protection matters.

Ms. Astesiano completed a training in Duane Morris, San Diego Office, as a Foreign Law Clerk after being selected by the New York State Bar Association within the frame of the “Training for Young Latin American Lawyers Program”.

Ms. Astesiano received an LL.M. in intellectual property and information technology law from Fordham University School of Law and is a graduate of Argentine Catholic University.


  • New York
  • City of Buenos Aires, Argentina


  • Fordham University School of Law, LL.M., Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, 2021
    - Recipient of the William Michael Treanor Scholarship Award
  • Argentine Catholic University, LL.B., 2017
    - Academic Excellence Award granted by the Bar Association of the City of Buenos Aires
    - Scholarship granted by the Argentine Catholic University, School of Law
    - Honor Degree granted by the Argentine Catholic University, School of Law
    - “El Derecho” award granted by the Editorial “El Derecho”


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2023-present
    - Foreign Law Clerk, 2019
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
    - Associate, 2022-2023
  • Marval O’Farrell Mairal
    - Associate, 2018-2020
    - Legal Intern, 2013-2018

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Get Smart with AI: Strategic Contracting to Reduce Risk,” Duane Morris Webinar, November 15, 2023