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Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez

Intellectual Property

2 ranked lawyersBand 2PanamaLatin America 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-reputed IP department with a substantial specialisation in trade mark and copyright matters, including prosecution and enforcement. Also active representing clients in anti-counterfeiting measures and litigation. Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez's impressive roster of international and domestic clients spans sectors including retail, food and beverages and logistics. New client wins included Edwards Lifesciences and Altieri Coffee.

Strengths

An interviewee describes the firm's service as "outstanding," while also appreciating that "Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez stands out for their knowledge and understanding of the law and local procedures. The commercial awareness of their team members is also high."

Work highlights

Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez acted as counsel to the Republic of Panama in a trade mark arbitration proceeding under ICC rules.

Notable practitioners

Marissa Lasso de la Vega continues to offer a market-leading practice advising local and international clients on trade mark prosecution, anti-counterfeiting mandates and contentious IP proceedings. She also garners praise from an interviewee for her significant data protection practice. Marissa Lasso de la Vega offers a longstanding presence in the market and is admired by interviewees, who describe her as "an excellent lawyer," as well as "a global IP practitioner."

Dynamic partner Monique Ferrer rises in the rankings this year after eliciting ample praise from interviewees, with one describing her as "very skilful and clear in her advice." They add: "She is personable and straightforward in her communication." Another observer also values that "Monique Ferrer is timely, committed and always available to provide advice."

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Overview

AFRA’s intellectual property team specializes in prosecution and litigation of trademarks, slogans, commercial names, patents, designs, utility models, copyright, domain names. Our IP team also advises numerous domestic and foreign clients including businesses, retailers, companies, ONG’s, developers and private individuals regarding all legal matters relating to the protection and defense of intellectual property rights. Our IP team is also very active in the assessment and handling of prosecution matters and litigation of their clients in other jurisdictions, particularly in the Caribbean region, Central, South and North America as well as Europe.

Members

Ferrer, Monique (Head of Department)

Lasso de la Vega, Marissa (Head of Department)

Gonzalez, Marycarmen

Lopez, Nicole

Moreno, Rodrigo

Clients

adidas International Marketing B.V.

Anaqua

Basf SE

Cinemark

Conair

Koninklijke Philips N.V.

Mercantil C.A. Bank

Pepsico, Inc.

Red Bull

Rigo Trading

Sanofi

Televisa

Walmart

Industries

Agrochemical Products

Automobiles

Banking & Finance

Chemicals

Cosmetics

Dedia (TV & Radio)

Education

Electronics

Fashion

Food and Beverage

Healthcare

Household Product Industry

Pharmaceutical Products and Life Sciences

Software and Computer Science

Sports

Telecommunications

Veterinary Products

Intellectual Property

Alfaro, Ferrer & Ramírez

firm
Location

Edificio AFRA

Ave. Samuel Lewis y CL 54

Apartado

Panama

Panama

Panama

0816-06904

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Panama

Intellectual Property


Marissa Lasso de la Vega
Band 1
Monique Ferrer
Band 2