BUFELCO is a well-regarded intellectual property team that acts for a noted international client base, particularly for companies from the retail, fashion and finance industries. The law firm is experienced in contentious mandates, including administrative, civil and criminal proceedings concerning trade mark infringement and counterfeit goods. BUFELCO demonstrates a particular focus acting for clients in anti-counterfeiting proceedings in Guatemala.
"BUFELCO is able to handle highly complex trademark clearance and registration matters, as well as contentious proceedings in Guatemala. The team provides great levels of service and responsiveness."
BUFELCO's IP department assisted Hostess Brands with a non-use cancellation proceeding before the Guatemalan civil courts in order to remove an identical mark owned by a multinational bakery.
Well-regarded partner and department head Guillermo López Davis is known for his work in the Guatemalan intellectual property sector. He is highlighted by onlookers, with one respondent affirming: "Guillermo López Davis has a strong understanding of the implications of doing business in Central America and uses his legal expertise to protect his clients' interests."