DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Espino Nieto & Asociados

Intellectual Property

2 ranked lawyersBand 1El SalvadorLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent practice group with an outstanding reputation in the Salvadoran IP market. Frequently sought out by discerning international clients to advise on complex contentious and non-contentious IP mandates involving the manufacturing, finance and technology sectors. Benefits from particular expertise in anti-counterfeiting disputes, data protection issues and trade mark matters.

Strengths

Interviewees praise the firm's ability to handle complex mandates, with one highlighting it as "a top-tier firm with a lot of experience."

Observers speak highly of their reputation in the market, with one noting: "They have an important client portfolio."

Work highlights

Assisted SC Johnson & Son with the filing of a nullity action against a trade mark.

Notable practitioners

Department co-head Danilo Rodriguez Villamil elicits praise from sources for his extensive IP skills, with one interviewee remarking: "He is spectacular, really a person of extraordinary quality who knows so much. Working with him is great." He also receives ringing endorsement from peers, with one commenting: "He is a prominent figure in IP matters and I have a lot of respect and admiration for him."

Elena Puente has a strong reputation for her experience in the IP market, with one source describing her as "a very good lawyer who has dedicated her life to IP." She is held in particularly high regard for her expertise in trade mark matters.

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El Salvador

Intellectual Property


Danilo Rodriguez Villamil
Band 1
Elena Puente
Band 3