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Latin-America Guide

Intellectual Property — Guatemala


BLP - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Stellar IP practice ascending in the rankings this year. Team is retained to manage the portfolios of a number of well-known technology and healthcare multinationals. Often advises on trade mark and patent prosecution, also winning instructions to defend IP rights through litigation. Additional areas of expertise include data protection and privacy issues and assisting clients with the IP implications of entering the Guatemalan market.

Strengths Clients enthuse: "Their legal strategies demonstrate that all of their lawyers have a solid knowledge of the intellectual property area. Also, they provide a personalised service and answer quickly, showing an understanding of our needs."

Another source further points to the fact that ''they provide very user-friendly advice in a timely manner."

Work highlights Advised Google on a variety of complex copyright matters related to the launch of a virtual music platform in Guatemala.

Notable practitioners

Acclaimed professional Luis Ruiz is renowned by market sources for his prowess in the IP field. Interviewees offer strong praise for his work, explaining: "He is a lawyer with great technical knowledge of IP law who also understands corporate issues; this gives him a well-rounded insight into matters and allows him to understand his clients' needs." Another source notes: "He shows great attention to detail and has always provided reliable advice in a time-efficient manner."

Key associate Pamela López comes highly recommended by clients, who highlight: "She's very proactive, knows the subject well, responds quickly and is very assertive." They go on to highlight her ability to handle complex matters involving conflicting legal arguments.

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The practice is mostly well known for trademarks, prosecution, litigation, patents, anti counterfeiting and copyrights.

The team manages matters related to local and regional trademark clearance and prosecution, IP administrative/judicial litigation, anti-counterfeit counselling and litigation, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) national phase applications, IP portfolio due diligence and protection, copyright matters, domain names disputes, industrial designs and geographical indications, among others. The Practice Group is unique because of its capabilities of handling all main areas of Intellectual Property in one office.

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Consortium Legal - Intellectual Property Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Market-leading full-service powerhouse commanding an outstanding reputation in the IP field. Known for its capabilities in the full spectrum of relevant matters, including trade mark portfolio management, patent prosecution and the defence of IP rights through litigation. Regularly advises a roster of prominent clients from industries such as food and beverages and finance. Team is aided by the firm's robust regional presence in co-ordinating cross-border mandates.

Strengths The firm receives ample praise from clients, who report: "The firm is a point of reference in Guatemala; they provide great client service."

Other sources say: "They understand the client's philosophy and always look for solutions."

Work highlights Assisted Titon with a PCT application to obtain a patent for invention protection.

Notable practitioners

Department head Ninoshka Urrutia Santizo is regarded by sources as an authority in IP matters. Clients enthuse: "She is very diligent in her work and follows up on matters. She's someone that pays attention to you, understands you and is concerned with making sure everything is done well, which gives you peace of mind. I value her knowledge and her passion for the subject."

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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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Carrillo y Asociados - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Admired firm possessing strong expertise in a number of matters within the IP arena. Retained by an impressive list of local and international clients hailing from the retail, telecommunications and healthcare industries for advice on issues such as the prosecution and maintenance of patents and trade marks. Also noted for its capabilities in representing clients in enforcement actions.

Strengths The practice is endorsed by market commentators, who describe it as "an important IP practice that is both diverse and active."

Work highlights Advised Novartis on the maintenance of its IP portfolio in Guatemala.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Analucía Carrillo Marroquín is held in high esteem by peers for her solid position in the market. Her expertise in IP matters ranges from managing trade mark and patent portfolios to filing opposition and cancellation actions. Her recent work includes being the lead partner advising Novartis on the maintenance of its IP portfolio, including both patent and trade mark issues.

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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)

What the team is known for Highly regarded firm offering specialised expertise in intellectual property matters. Frequently acts as counsel to significant international companies on both contentious and non-contentious cases. Areas of involvement span infringement and unfair competition cases. Also admired for its capabilities in sanitary registrations.

Strengths The firm is endorsed by both clients and peers for its strong IP expertise and its visibility in the market.

Notable practitioners

Department head Marco Antonio Palacios is widely considered by peers to be an authority on a range of IP matters. He is commended for his experience in the full range of IP concerns affecting both local and international clients, and remains particularly active in copyright matters.

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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)

What the team is known for Admired practice offering wide-ranging capabilities in IP. Regularly sought out by a distinguished client roster featuring top names from the technology, retail, and food and beverage industries. Areas of focus include protecting and defending IP rights in complex disputes and managing significant IP portfolios. Also adept at assisting with technology transfers and licensing.

Strengths The team receives strong praise from clients, who enthuse that the lawyers are "outstanding," going on to note that "they are extremely efficient and give prompt advice with great technical knowledge, which really adds value to our matters."

Work highlights Assisted Apple with its response to an opposition raised in respect of its Touch ID mark in Guatemala on the grounds that it was unable to coexist with a third party's trade mark.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of department Hector Palomo remains well regarded by peers in the IP field. Clients are keen to praise him, stating that "he is highly professional, reliable and personable. He also has very good contacts in the region and internationally." His expertise is appreciated by clients, with one interviewee highlighting "his depth of knowledge of IP matters in Guatemala, as well as the fact that he replies promptly and is always available."

Star associate Sandra Iriarte co-heads the firm's IP practice and comes highly recommended by clients. They note: "Sandra is an excellent and efficient lawyer who stands out for her client service and friendly manner." Another source states that "she's very responsive; when I have a question I receive a reply either on the same day or the following day."

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Viteri & Viteri - Intellectual Property Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established IP practice offering renowned expertise in this field. Offers substantial capabilities in areas such as trade mark filing, copyright issues and patents, as well as contentious matters such as opposition actions and enforcement. Frequently retained to act as legal advisers to prominent local and multinational clients.

Strengths The firm is endorsed by market onlookers, who say: "This is a very specialised firm and we value both the quality of their work and the speed of their answers."

Notable practitioners

Senior statesman Ernesto Ricardo Viteri Echeverría is held in high esteem by peers, with sources lauding him as "a deeply experienced lawyer," and going on to describe him as "very deserving of recognition."

Revered practitioner Ernesto José Viteri Arriola garners enthusiastic praise from clients. They note: "He explains legal issues as they are and doesn't shy away from them; he is also friendly and reliable." He remains active in handling complex IP disputes, also offering substantial capabilities in copyright law and the prosecution of trade marks and patents.

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A.D. Sosa & Soto - Intellectual Property Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Well-known team in the IP field winning mandates from a number of major clients hailing from the retail, automotive and pharmaceutical industries. Particularly adept at advising on contentious IP matters, ranging from trade mark oppositions and infringement claims to anti-counterfeiting measures.

Strengths The firm elicits praise from clients, who state: "The service is very good; they always provide accurate answers in a desirable timeframe."

Notable practitioners

Department head Juan Sebastian Soto is endorsed by clients for his abilities in IP mandates, with one interviewee reporting that "he always provides accurate legal recommendations." His areas of focus include IP disputes surrounding trade marks.

Clients are full of praise for associate-to-watch Hania Kruck, describing her as ''an excellent lawyer who provides answers and solutions that are both concrete and accurate."

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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)

What the team is known for Noteworthy IP firm offering a range of services within the field, such as unfair competition mandates and trade mark opposition actions. Acts as counsel to several top international names in the technology, pharmaceutical and consumer goods sectors.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Guillermo López Davis frequently advises on the practice's leading IP work, particularly in the area of trade marks. He is praised by clients, who enthuse: "He is an excellent professional; whenever I need anything he provides both excellent client service and high-quality work."

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Lexincorp - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 3

第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Solid practice in the IP ambit utilising its regional network to manage portfolios covering multiple jurisdictions. Team enjoys notable experience in trade mark opposition actions, representing a client roster comprising major international players from the telecommunications and pharmaceutical industries.

Work highlights Successfully opposed the registration of a trade mark on behalf of Dawn Foods.

Notable practitioners

Key partner Ovidio David Parra Vela is a well-regarded figure among interviewees, frequently leading the practice's most complex IP-related litigation cases. He is also held in high regard by peers for his academic contributions to IP matters in Guatemala.

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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)

What the team is known for Experienced boutique firm possessing ample expertise in a range of IP matters. Regularly retained to represent clients in IP-related disputes and unfair competition cases, also winning instructions for the management of significant trade mark portfolios.

Notable practitioners

Head of department María Mercedes Marroquín de Pemueller is admired by market sources for her handling of a number of IP matters such as infringement cases. A client describes her as "a brilliant lawyer."

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

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Noted firm with solid capabilities in IP matters. Retained as counsel by clients from the fashion, food and beverage and pharmaceutical sectors to assist with such matters as trade marks, patents and anti-counterfeiting actions. Offers further expertise in IP litigation.

Strengths The firm garners praise from clients, who say: "They provide an excellent, timely service due to their quick and clear responses. The partners have a very good practical approach to problem solving.''

Work highlights Advised Bayer on the IP law issues surrounding cross-border personal data transfers, metadata and data privacy.

Notable practitioners

The key client contacts are Eduardo Mayora and Santiago Mayora.

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Arias - Intellectual Property Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Regional firm with an active IP department frequently advising notable multinational clients from the pharmaceutical, media and fashion industries. Active across a range of enforcement issues, including trade mark and domain name protection through opposition actions.

Strengths Clients express satisfaction with the firm, describing it as "an efficient and responsive team providing accurate advice."

Work highlights Defended SABMiller against an opposition action brought by Cervecería Centro Americana in respect of the client's trade mark application for Pilsner Urquell.

Notable practitioners

Associate Ivón Hernández co-heads the firm's IP department. She is appreciated by clients, who report: "She is an excellent professional who is very well versed in IP law; she makes us feel very well supported."

About the Team (content provided by Arias)

One of the largest and most respected law firms in Central America, Arias has 75 years of experience providing accurate and timely solutions based on clients’ goals, a great team of professionals, award-winning client service and unparalleled innovation to the region’s legal market.

Arias is a full-service law firm able to provide advice in over 30 practice areas; with a legal team of 32 Partners and more than 130 lawyers through their 7 offices across all Central American countries, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, Arias reaffirms its commitment to continue serving clients with a strategic vision, generating value that allows clients to reach and surpass their objectives. Helping them in a unique approach, by having all their regional legal matters tendered by a single contact. They are truly, integral partners who clients can trust.

The Firm has coordinated some of the largest multijurisdictional transactions crossing Latin America; it is the go-to firm for international corporations doing business in the region. The Firm has grown and achieved innovation over the years in order to offer personalized, preventive, and strategic legal services to the business and the needs of its clients, with reliable and accurate legal solutions.

Arias heritage, passion for law, and commitment to quality allows them to grow along with the region and overcome new challenges in each country where they operate.

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Castillo Love Abogados - Intellectual Property Department

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Band 4

第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Robust practice advising local and international clients. Offers broad capabilities in a wide variety of IP matters, spanning trade marks, copyright matters and patent prosecution. Additional expertise in enforcement actions arising from the infringement of IP rights.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Francisco José Castillo-Chacón is highly experienced in the field of IP, frequently furnishing clients with advice on an array of relevant matters. His practice is complemented by his capabilities in the litigation arena.

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CENTRAL LAW - Intellectual Property Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Active regional firm with a dedicated IP department frequently acting for prominent clients in the automotive, food and beverage and technology industries on IP matters. Known for managing international IP portfolios, assisting with trade mark registrations upon entry into the Guatemalan market and enforcement actions.

Strengths Clients confirm that they are "highly satisfied with the legal services provided by the firm."

Work highlights Successfully defended Tesla's local trade mark after it was registered locally by a party other than the client.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch Gustavo Noyola Rodriguez heads the firm's IP department. He regularly advises top international and domestic clients on matters ranging from trade mark registrations to opposition and enforcement actions. Peers and clients praise the quality of his work.

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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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Fernández & Fernández - Intellectual Property Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Recognised boutique practice frequently retained to advise local and multinational companies on an array of IP mandates. Offers solid experience handling IP-related disputes such as complex opposition and infringement actions.

Notable practitioners

Partner Carina Fernández heads the firm's IP department and maintains her position in the intellectual property arena. She continues to be regularly sought out by a roster of clients for advice on a variety of IP mandates including opposition and infringement actions.

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Novales Abogados - Intellectual Property Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Solid practice entering the rankings this year. Acts for significant names from the pharmaceutical, food and beverage and fashion industries on such matters as patent and trade mark prosecution, as well as portfolio management. Also adept at defending clients against opposition actions.

Strengths The team receives plentiful praise from clients, who explain: "The service is timely and above all oriented towards providing solutions to complex situations. They demonstrate a proactive attitude when carrying out legal research and keep us informed of any developments."

Work highlights Continued to manage Donovan Werke's regional portfolio, including trade mark maintenance and filing of opposition actions.

Notable practitioners

Javier Novales is the key client contact.

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Rivera Cordova & Cordero - Intellectual Property Department

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第四等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

What the team is known for Established firm retained by clients for assistance with a range of IP mandates, with a particular focus on trade mark issues, including both prosecution and defence. Provides further expertise in copyright issues and patents.

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 held in high esteem by peers, with sources lauding him as "a deeply experienced lawyer," and going on to describe him as "very deserving of recognition."

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Marco Antonio Palacios

Palacios & Asociados / Sercomi

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Marco Antonio Palacios is widely considered by peers to be an authority on a range of IP matters. He is commended for his experience in the full range of IP concerns affecting both local and international clients, and remains particularly active in copyright matters. 

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BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Acclaimed professional Luis Ruiz is renowned by market sources for his prowess in the IP field. Interviewees offer strong praise for his work, explaining: "He is a lawyer with great technical knowledge of IP law who also understands corporate issues; this gives him a well-rounded insight into matters and allows him to understand his clients' needs." Another source notes: "He shows great attention to detail and has always provided reliable advice in a time-efficient manner."

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Ninoshka Urrutia Santizo

Consortium Legal

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Ninoshka Urrutia Santizo is regarded by sources as an authority in IP matters. Clients enthuse: "She is very diligent in her work and follows up on matters. She's someone that pays attention to you, understands you and is concerned with making sure everything is done well, which gives you peace of mind. I value her knowledge and her passion for the subject."

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Ernesto José Viteri Arriola

Viteri & Viteri

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Revered practitioner Ernesto José Viteri Arriola garners enthusiastic praise from clients. They note: "He explains legal issues as they are and doesn't shy away from them; he is also friendly and reliable." He remains active in handling complex IP disputes, also offering substantial capabilities in copyright law and the prosecution of trade marks and patents.

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Band 2

Analucía Carrillo Marroquín

Carrillo y Asociados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Analucía Carrillo Marroquín is held in high esteem by peers for her solid position in the market. Her expertise in IP matters ranges from managing trade mark and patent portfolios to filing opposition and cancellation actions. Her recent work includes being the lead partner advising Novartis on the maintenance of its IP portfolio, including both patent and trade mark issues.

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Band 2

María Mercedes Marroquín de Pemueller

Marroquín, Pérez & Asociados, S.C.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department María Mercedes Marroquín de Pemueller is admired by market sources for her handling of a number of IP matters such as infringement cases. A client describes her as "a brilliant lawyer."

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Band 2

Palomo & Porras

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Co-head of department Hector Palomo remains well regarded by peers in the IP field. Clients are keen to praise him, stating that "he is highly professional, reliable and personable. He also has very good contacts in the region and internationally." His expertise is appreciated by clients, with one interviewee highlighting "his depth of knowledge of IP matters in Guatemala, as well as the fact that he replies promptly and is always available."

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Band 3

Comte & Font - Legalsa

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Karina Calderón of Comte & Font - Legalsa is the head of the firm's IP department. She is valued by both peers and clients, who commend her "technical knowledge and understanding of the legal processes involved in IP law."

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Band 3

Francisco José Castillo-Chacón

Castillo Love Abogados

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Francisco José Castillo-Chacón is highly experienced in the field of IP, frequently furnishing clients with advice on an array of relevant matters. His practice is complemented by his capabilities in the litigation arena.

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Band 3

Carina Fernández

Fernández & Fernández

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Partner Carina Fernández heads the firm's IP department and maintains her position in the intellectual property arena. She continues to be regularly sought out by a roster of clients for advice on a variety of IP mandates including opposition and infringement actions.

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Guillermo López Davis

Bufete López Cordero

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Head of department Guillermo López Davis frequently advises on the practice's leading IP work, particularly in the area of trade marks. He is praised by clients, who enthuse: "He is an excellent professional; whenever I need anything he provides both excellent client service and high-quality work."

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Ovidio David Parra Vela

Lexincorp

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Key partner Ovidio David Parra Vela is a well-regarded figure among interviewees, frequently leading the practice's most complex IP-related litigation cases. He is also held in high regard by peers for his academic contributions to IP matters in Guatemala.

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Band 3

Juan Sebastian Soto

A.D. Sosa & Soto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Juan Sebastian Soto is endorsed by clients for his abilities in IP mandates, with one interviewee reporting that "he always provides accurate legal recommendations." His areas of focus include IP disputes surrounding trade marks.

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Up and Coming

Eproint

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Up-and-coming partner Vanessa Castro of Eproint is recognised by peers for her visibility in the IP field. They acknowledge her position in this practice area, highlighting her "respectable level of technical knowledge."

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Up and Coming

Gabriela Gándara

Dentons Muñoz Guatemala, S.A.

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Department head Gabriela Gándara of Dentons Muñoz Guatemala earns plaudits from sources for her presence in the IP arena. Clients say: "She has a very good knowledge of IP matters in Guatemala and is really helpful to us when we have to make decisions." Another source adds: "She is professional, friendly and focused on resolving any issues that may arise."

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Star Associate

Palomo & Porras

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Star associate Sandra Iriarte co-heads the firm's IP practice and comes highly recommended by clients. They note: "Sandra is an excellent and efficient lawyer who stands out for her client service and friendly manner." Another source states that "she's very responsive; when I have a question I receive a reply either on the same day or the following day."

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Associates to watch

Alejandro del Valle Porres

QIL+4 ABOGADOS

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Alejandro del Valle Porres of QIL+4 ABOGADOS co-heads the firm's IP practice and is endorsed by both peers and clients. He offers particular expertise in filing trade marks, as well as defending them through opposition actions.

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Associates to watch

Arias

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate Ivón Hernández co-heads the firm's IP department. She is appreciated by clients, who report: "She is an excellent professional who is very well versed in IP law; she makes us feel very well supported."

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Associates to watch

A.D. Sosa & Soto

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Clients are full of praise for associate-to-watch Hania Kruck, describing her as ''an excellent lawyer who provides answers and solutions that are both concrete and accurate."

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Associates to watch

BLP

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Key associate Pamela López comes highly recommended by clients, who highlight: "She's very proactive, knows the subject well, responds quickly and is very assertive." They go on to highlight her ability to handle complex matters involving conflicting legal arguments.

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Associates to watch

Gustavo Noyola Rodriguez

CENTRAL LAW

From the Chambers Latin America guide

Associate-to-watch Gustavo Noyola Rodriguez heads the firm's IP department. He regularly advises top international and domestic clients on matters ranging from trade mark registrations to opposition and enforcement actions. Peers and clients praise the quality of his work.

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