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Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Competitive IP practice with a longstanding presence in the Panamanian market. Team has core expertise in trade mark applications, infringement and cancellations. Well equipped to represent clients in IP litigation and anti-counterfeiting mandates. Advises prominent companies from the consumer goods and technology arenas.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch Melissa Del Busto boasts wide-ranging expertise in the IP arena, encompassing patent, trade mark and copyright matters. A market commentator describes her as an "experienced IP lawyer who is highly active on trade mark mandates."

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Overview

With a network of corresponding firms around the world, ARIFA IP legal team serves international clients with strong intellectual property portfolios, particularly in Latin America.

IP Registration, world ready

  • ARIFA IP team constantly ranks among the top three in Panama by applications filed and registered with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • A team of some 12 IP experts - including lawyers and highly trained personnel - works to better serve local and foreign clients in the registration and protection of trademarks.

Effective opposition trademark proceedings. ARIFA regularly represents the interests of its clients, mostly obtaining favourable decisions.

Key players on a multidisciplinary team. 

The IP group regularly works with other ARIFA corporate teams to advise on intellectual property issues in significant and complex mergers and acquisitions, and financings transactions.


IP Litigation. Our IP litigation lawyers frequently participate in complex and difficult cases for clients at trial and appellate levels. 

Members

Restrepo, Rosa (Head of Department)

Del Busto, Melissa

Graham, Jorge

Clients

A&E Television Networks, LLC.

AstraZeneca PLC

Church & Dwight Co., Inc

Colgate-Palmolive Company

Facebook

GAP

Harley-Davidson Inc

L’Oreal

Laboratorios Liomont, S.A. de CV

Societe des Produits Nestle S.A.

Speedo Holdings BV

Toyota Motor Corporation

UEFA Champions League

Industries

Charities / Not for Profit

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Sports

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Intellectual Property Department

Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega

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Department location

PH ARIFA, 9th & 10th Floors,

West Boulevard,

Santa Marina Business District,

PO Box 0816‐01098

Panama

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