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Latin-America Guide

Intellectual Property — Guatemala


Consortium Legal - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

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Head of department: Ninoshka Urrutia Santizo
- 1 partner
- 1 other qualified lawyer

What the team is known for Top-tier team maintaining a stellar reputation within the IP field. Provides ample capabilities across the entire spectrum of IP concerns, including high-volume trade mark registrations as well as complex litigation cases. Retained by an impressive client list featuring major multinational brands from an array of sectors. Practice benefits from the firm's strong regional network in co-ordinating cross-border mandates.

Strengths Peers roundly endorse Consortium Legal as a top firm in this area, calling it "a leading firm for IP law" and adding: "It has been in the market for a long time, and has a very high number of clients here."

Work highlights Handled the transfer of over 500 trade marks from various owners, both local and international, to its client CMI IP Holdings.

Significant clients Telefónica, Mars, HJ Heinz, Walmart de México, PepsiCo.

Notable practitioners

Department head Ninoshka Urrutia Santizo is widely highlighted by market commentators as a leading practitioner within the IP sphere, where she is held in high regard for her expertise. Peers endorse her impressive level of activity, and go on to call her "one of the number-one names for IP in Guatemala."

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Managing of trademark portfolio, patents, protecting IG and DO. Sanitary registration and enforcement of IP Rights. In 2017 we open offices in Campus TEC, a co-working place similar to Silicon valley in the USA in which we advise entrepreneurs in IP Matters specially software protection.  

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BLP - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Luis Ruiz and Pamela López
- 1 partner
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Admired IP department acting as counsel to an impressive roster of local and domestic clients, including major pharmaceutical names and technology brands. Team is highly experienced advising on all areas of IP law, spanning trade mark prosecution, domain name disputes and anti-counterfeiting. Also provides capabilities managing its clients' IP needs on a regional level.

Strengths Clients are full of praise for the firm, stating: "We have always received a highly professional and cost-competitive service. The lawyers are very knowledgeable and easy to work with; they take the time to listen to us, and build partnerships based on understanding."

Work highlights Successfully defended South Korean company Yupoong and its US distributor Flexfit against a trade mark opposition filed by Empresas Adoc.

Significant clients Abbott Laboratories, Philips, Monsanto, Home Box Office, Scotiabank.

Notable practitioners

Department head Luis Ruiz is a distinguished individual in the IP space. He is praised for his work in this field by clients and peers alike, with sources commending his impressive experience in trade mark matters, and describing him as "professional, timely and accurate." Clients add: "He has a lot of knowledge in patents, and is someone who is deeply concerned with providing a good service; he always strives to be proactive."

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Carrillo y Asociados - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Analucía Carrillo Marroquín
- 1 partner
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly regarded IP practice handling a vast array of mandates within the IP space. Areas of expertise span trade mark registrations, utility models and industrial designs relating to the pharmaceutical, clothing and cosmetics industries. Team also offers substantial capabilities in representing clients in opposition actions and enforcement cases.

Strengths Clients are highly positive, commenting: "We receive a service of excellent quality. The team is responsible and very knowledgeable of IP matters - the lawyers are highly diligent, they maintain very fluid communication with us, and they respond quickly and comprehensively to all of our requests."

Work highlights Successfully defended Aldo Group International against a trade mark cancellation action for alleged non-use.

Significant clients Novartis, Abercrombie & Fitch, AT&T, Alcon, Express.

Notable practitioners

Partner Analucía Carrillo Marroquín heads the firm's IP practice. She is widely commended by peers for her prominence in the field, and is also endorsed by clients, who say: "She is very professional and provides a lot of knowledge and security when keeping us up to date with our processes."

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Mayora & Mayora, S.C. - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- approximately 3 partners
- approximately 1 other qualified lawyer

What the team is known for Admired domestic name with an active practice dedicated to IP matters. Team offers extensive capabilities in the field, covering trade marks, patents, copyrights and data protection, as well as providing experience in related litigation cases. Also offers substantial expertise advising on domain names, piracy and anti-counterfeiting matters.

Strengths Market commentators highlight the firm for its prominence and skill in the IP field.

Notable practitioners

The key client contacts are Santiago Mayora and Andrés Wyld.

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Palacios & Asociados / Sercomi - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Marco Antonio Palacios
- 3 partners
- 8 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Prominent practice in the IP arena, earning praise for its capabilities in the field. Team regularly advises major multinational brands on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters, including high-level infringement and unfair competition cases. Also wins plaudits for its expertise in pharmaceutical law, assisting clients with sanitary registrations.

Strengths The team earns impressive praise from clients, who say: "The IP team is simply incredible; the lawyers respond immediately to any request, and work to an impeccable standard."

Notable practitioners

Department head Marco Antonio Palacios is considered a leading name in the IP field. Peers hold him in high regard, stating: "He is a great practitioner who deserves his place here." Clients go on to add: "Marco Antonio and his team are excellent in IP law." He is deeply experienced in a wide range of matters, and offers particular prowess in copyrights.

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Palomo & Porras - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Heads of department: Hector Palomo and Sandra Iriarte
- 2 partners
- 4 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Respected IP team retained by a stellar list of international brands from sectors including retail, technology, and food and beverages. Offers substantial prowess in defending IP rights in complex litigation cases, as well as in the management of sizeable IP portfolios. Also offers niche expertise relating to technology transfers and licensing.

Strengths The team comes highly recommended by clients, who say: "The lawyers at Palomo & Porras offer a great quality of service, as they always answer quickly and come up with solutions. They are very organised and professional, and we would particular highlight their knowledge and responsiveness."

Significant clients Cervecería Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma, Corporación Dinant, Grupo Elektra, Nutresa.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Sandra Iriarte is recognised as a leading associate in the IP field. She is roundly endorsed by sources, who state: "She provides an excellent quality of work and a very professional service. She's always available, has a very good attitude, and really knows the area in detail."

Partner Hector Palomo receives ample praise from market sources, who describe him as "quick and results-focused." They go on to say: "He is an earnest and professional adviser with knowledge of many areas of law." He offers particular expertise in handling IP litigation cases.

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Viteri & Viteri - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- 5 partners
- 5 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Highly specialised boutique practice with broad experience in the IP arena. Offers skilled coverage of matters spanning trade marks, patents and copyrights, with long-standing expertise in handling contentious cases arising from opposition and enforcement actions. Client list includes important international and domestic names.

Strengths According to clients, "the lawyers at Viteri & Viteri are very helpful and try to simplify issues as much as they can. They always get back to us quickly with accurate answers."

Notable practitioners

Esteemed partner Ernesto José Viteri Arriola is a highly experienced name in the Guatemalan IP sphere, with particular expertise handling high-level litigation cases. He offers coverage of trade marks, patents and copyrights, and frequently advises major multinational and domestic clients.

Senior statesman Ernesto Ricardo Viteri Echeverría is a revered figure in the market, with sources calling him "an institution in Guatemala." They go on to say: "He is definitely the most well-known lawyer in the country for IP matters by far."

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A.D. Sosa & Soto - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Juan Sebastian Soto
- 1 partner
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Well-regarded practice representing key local and international clients from sectors such as consumer goods and food and beverages. Strong capabilities in handling IP concerns across Latin America and the Caribbean. Areas of focus include anti-counterfeiting actions and trade mark litigation.

Strengths Clients highlight the team, stating: "The lawyers are excellent. They are extremely responsive, clear and professional; they're very easy to understand and highly knowledgeable about the law."

Significant clients Procter & Gamble, Otis McAllister, Grupo Cemaco, Light-Tec, Grupo Disagro.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Juan Sebastian Soto comes highly recommended by clients, who describe him as "very professional and technical" and go on to enthuse: "He is an intellectual lawyer who is very passionate about IP law."

Associate-to-watch Hania Kruck participates in many of the firm's most notable IP cases. She is highlighted by clients as "a very fast and efficient adviser."

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Bufete López Cordero - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Guillermo López Davis
- 2 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Dedicated IP practice with expertise spanning a range of mandates, including trade mark oppositions and unfair competition matters. Counsel to a number of leading international brands from industries such as pharmaceuticals, technology and consumer goods.

Strengths Clients endorse the service provided by the firm, commenting: "We have very high regard for the professionalism and support we receive from the team. The lawyers are experts in the area."

Work highlights Represented Unilever in an unfair competition case before the civil courts, where it was found that Reckitt Benckiser had made disparaging claims about the client's products in its advertisements.

Significant clients Google, Abbott Laboratories, Arysta LifeScience, NFL Properties, GlaxoSmithKline.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Guillermo López Davis regularly leads on the firm's most significant IP cases, and offers particular expertise in trade marks. He is endorsed by interviewees for his "highly competent and professional" demeanour.

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Castillo Love Abogados - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Francisco José Castillo-Chacón
- approximately 2 partners
- approximately 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Respected boutique offering coverage of a wide range of issues, including trade mark, patent and copyright prosecution, enforcement and infringement. Has long-standing experience advising both local and multinational clients.

Notable practitioners

Department head Francisco José Castillo-Chacón boasts a wealth of experience in the IP arena, and has considerable expertise advising clients on range of mandates within the field. He is highlighted by peers as "a great individual."

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Lexincorp - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
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Heads of department: Gonzalo Menéndez González and Gonzalo Menéndez Park
- 3 partners
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Regional firm regularly retained as counsel by notable international clients from a variety of industry sectors, with particular strength in pharmaceuticals and telecoms. Key areas of focus include trade mark opposition actions and regional portfolio management.

Strengths Clients comment: "The service we receive from Lexincorp is excellent. It is professional and efficient, and we particularly value the fact that they can offer coverage of a number of countries."

Work highlights Obtained a cancellation action on behalf of Laboratorios Pisa for non-use of a trade mark registered by another pharmaceutical company, which unsuccessfully filed an opposition to the cancellation.

Significant clients Televisa, Novartis, Thomson Reuters, Bimbo, Sony Interamerican.

Notable practitioners

Key partner Ovidio David Parra Vela is a highly regarded individual in the IP sector and regularly handles the firm's most complex mandates. He is also singled out by peers for his academic contributions to the field.

About the Team (content provided by Lexincorp)

Successful business strategies value assets of intellectual property and technology. We understand how these assets improve competitiveness and efficiency in the operations.
It is our job to address its complexity in terms of protection,registration, counseling and monitoring of distinctive signs, patents, health records and background studies of distinctive signs, among others. We guarantee our clients the tranquility of our efficiency and professionalism in the field of I.P.
​We work with transnational corporations, Intellectual Property Protection agencies, international law firms and individual clients to ensure their intellectual property rights are duly taken care of in the Region.


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Marroquín, Pérez & Asociados, S.C. - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: María Mercedes Marroquín de Pemueller
- 2 partners
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Well-known boutique practice offering extensive coverage of a range of IP matters. Team regularly handles trade mark portfolios for clients, as well as representing them in IP-related litigation and unfair competition cases.

Notable practitioners

Department head María Mercedes Marroquín de Pemueller is held in high regard by market interviewees for her skill in the IP field. She is highly experienced in range of matters, including in IP infringement cases.

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Arias - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
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Heads of department: Ivon Hernández and Liz Gordillo
- 1 partner
- 2 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Regional player with a noted presence in the Guatemalan IP field. Advises clients on copyright and domain name protection, anti-counterfeiting actions and software licensing. Team's sector-specific expertise covers pharmaceuticals, media and automotives.

Work highlights Advised the US Dairy Export Council in relation to an administrative claim filed by the EU against a resolution granting appellation of origin protection to parmesan cheese.

Significant clients Procter & Gamble, Sanofi, SABMiller, Google, Bayer.

Notable practitioners

Associate and department co-head Ivón Hernández is a well-known name in the IP market. She offers experience in a wide range of matters, including enforcement actions, appellations of origin and software agreements.

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CENTRAL LAW - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
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Heads of department: Gustavo Noyola Rodríguez and Juan Pablo Carrasco de Groote
- 1 partner
- 1 other qualified lawyer

What the team is known for Noted regional firm with a compact department in the Guatemalan IP market. Team advises notable clients across a variety of IP concerns, including enforcement actions, sanitary registrations and trade mark oppositions.

Work highlights Represented Microsoft in a copyright dispute relating to software piracy.

Significant clients ASICS Corporation, American Standard Brands, Airbus, Tesla Motors, PPG Industries.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Gustavo Noyola Rodriguez comes highly recommended by clients, who state: "He is a great IP lawyer; he really knows the law and understands how the region works. He knows our needs and answers us no matter the day or time." They add: "It is amazing to feel so secure with an outside counsel."

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Advises clients on trade mark registration, copyrights, patents and enforcement. 


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Major companies from the international market.


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EY Law - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
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Head of department: Ana Rocío Beltetón
- approximately 3 qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Active practice with experience handling an array of IP mandates. Areas of focus include international trade mark and patent searches and registrations, as well as enforcement actions.

Strengths The service is endorsed by clients, who say: "The lawyers at Integra Möller Legal are professional, prompt and efficient. We value the depth they provide in their analysis."

Notable practitioners

The key client contacts are Ana Rocío Beltetón and Enrique Möller.

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Fernández & Fernández - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- Head of department: Carina Fernández
- 3 partners
- 3 other qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Recognised department regularly acting as counsel to local and international clients on a range of IP mandates. Long-standing experience handling litigation cases, including complex opposition and infringement actions.

Strengths The firm comes highly recommended by clients, who say: "The service is excellent. The lawyers keep us up to date and always respond promptly. We would highlight their ability to think things through and give us good advice for going forward."

Work highlights Represented Crayola Properties in an opposition filed against an application for an identical trade mark.

Significant clients Christian Dior Couture, Facebook, Audi, McIlhenny Company, Hallmark Cards.

Notable practitioners

Department head Carina Fernández receives a high level of praise for her work in this area. Clients describe her as "very thorough," with others adding: "She is very responsive to our requests." They go on to say: "She is a terrific adviser - her English is perfect and she does really great work."

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Rivera Cordova & Cordero - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Basic facts about the department
- approximately 2 qualified lawyers

What the team is known for Experienced practice advising clients on a variety of IP matters, with particular emphasis on commercial trade marks, patents and copyrights. Also offers expertise in trade mark litigation.

Strengths Clients recommend the team, highlighting the lawyers' "professionalism, reliability, great knowledge of the area, and ability to find solutions which fit the needs of the client."

Notable practitioners

The key client contact is Rodrigo Rivera Córdova.

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Senior Statesperson

Ernesto Ricardo Viteri Echeverría

Viteri & Viteri

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Senior statesman Ernesto Ricardo Viteri Echeverría is a revered figure in the market, with sources calling him "an institution in Guatemala." They go on to say: "He is definitely the most well-known lawyer in the country for IP matters by far."

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Marco Antonio Palacios

Palacios & Asociados / Sercomi

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Marco Antonio Palacios is considered a leading name in the IP field. Peers hold him in high regard, stating: "He is a great practitioner who deserves his place here." Clients go on to add: "Marco Antonio and his team are excellent in IP law." He is deeply experienced in a wide range of matters, and offers particular prowess in copyrights.

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BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Luis Ruiz is a distinguished individual in the IP space. He is praised for his work in this field by clients and peers alike, with sources commending his impressive experience in trade mark matters, and describing him as "professional, timely and accurate." Clients add: "He has a lot of knowledge in patents, and is someone who is deeply concerned with providing a good service; he always strives to be proactive."

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Ninoshka Urrutia Santizo

Consortium Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Ninoshka Urrutia Santizo is widely highlighted by market commentators as a leading practitioner within the IP sphere, where she is held in high regard for her expertise. Peers endorse her impressive level of activity, and go on to call her "one of the number-one names for IP in Guatemala."

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Ernesto José Viteri Arriola

Viteri & Viteri

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Esteemed partner Ernesto José Viteri Arriola is a highly experienced name in the Guatemalan IP sphere, with particular expertise handling high-level litigation cases. He offers coverage of trade marks, patents and copyrights, and frequently advises major multinational and domestic clients.

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Band 2

Analucía Carrillo Marroquín

Carrillo y Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Analucía Carrillo Marroquín heads the firm's IP practice. She is widely commended by peers for her prominence in the field, and is also endorsed by clients, who say: "She is very professional and provides a lot of knowledge and security when keeping us up to date with our processes."

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Francisco José Castillo-Chacón

Castillo Love Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Francisco José Castillo-Chacón boasts a wealth of experience in the IP arena, and has considerable expertise advising clients on range of mandates within the field. He is highlighted by peers as "a great individual."

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Band 2

María Mercedes Marroquín de Pemueller

Marroquín, Pérez & Asociados, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head María Mercedes Marroquín de Pemueller is held in high regard by market interviewees for her skill in the IP field. She is highly experienced in range of matters, including in IP infringement cases.

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Band 3

Comte & Font - Legalsa

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Karina Calderon of Comte & Font - Legalsa heads the firm's IP practice. She is highly regarded by peers and clients alike, who endorse "her ample knowledge of IP matters and her attentive and dynamic attitude," and add: "She is a highly qualified lawyer who provides a great client service."

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Band 3

Carina Fernández

Fernández & Fernández

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Carina Fernández receives a high level of praise for her work in this area. Clients describe her as "very thorough," with others adding: "She is very responsive to our requests." They go on to say: "She is a terrific adviser - her English is perfect and she does really great work."

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Band 3

Guillermo López Davis

Bufete López Cordero

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Guillermo López Davis regularly leads on the firm's most significant IP cases, and offers particular expertise in trade marks. He is endorsed by interviewees for his "highly competent and professional" demeanour.

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Palomo & Porras

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Hector Palomo receives ample praise from market sources, who describe him as "quick and results-focused." They go on to say: "He is an earnest and professional adviser with knowledge of many areas of law." He offers particular expertise in handling IP litigation cases.

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Band 3

Ovidio David Parra Vela

Lexincorp

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Key partner Ovidio David Parra Vela is a highly regarded individual in the IP sector and regularly handles the firm's most complex mandates. He is also singled out by peers for his academic contributions to the field.

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Band 3

Juan Sebastian Soto

A.D. Sosa & Soto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Juan Sebastian Soto comes highly recommended by clients, who describe him as "very professional and technical" and go on to enthuse: "He is an intellectual lawyer who is very passionate about IP law."

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Up and Coming

IP LAW GT

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming lawyer Vanessa Castro of IP LAW GT is a well-known name in the IP sphere. Peers say of her: "She is a very good lawyer and I would definitely recommend her."

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Star Associate

Palomo & Porras

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department co-head Sandra Iriarte is recognised as a leading associate in the IP field. She is roundly endorsed by sources, who state: "She provides an excellent quality of work and a very professional service. She's always available, has a very good attitude, and really knows the area in detail."

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Associates to watch

Alejandro del Valle Porres

QIL+4 ABOGADOS

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate Alejandro del Valle Porres of QIL+4 ABOGADOS receives widespread praise from sources, who comment: "He has very good ideas and is highly dedicated. He is always available and gets back to us quickly." 

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Arias

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate and department co-head Ivón Hernández is a well-known name in the IP market. She offers experience in a wide range of matters, including enforcement actions, appellations of origin and software agreements.

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A.D. Sosa & Soto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Hania Kruck participates in many of the firm's most notable IP cases. She is highlighted by clients as "a very fast and efficient adviser."

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Gustavo Noyola Rodriguez

CENTRAL LAW

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Gustavo Noyola Rodriguez comes highly recommended by clients, who state: "He is a great IP lawyer; he really knows the law and understands how the region works. He knows our needs and answers us no matter the day or time." They add: "It is amazing to feel so secure with an outside counsel."

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