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Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán

Intellectual Property

2 ranked lawyersBand 2PanamaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Dynamic IP firm with a robust practice advising on trade mark matters. Strong bench counsels on trade mark registrations, oppositions and infringement. Also known for assisting on anti-counterfeiting measures, including raid actions and hearings before criminal courts. Provides services to clients from various sectors, including automotive, retail and technology.

Notable practitioners

Head of department Gabriela Tejada de Britton comes recommended by market commentators for her longstanding experience in the sector. One interviewee reports that "she is an excellent lawyer with a broad experience of IP."Sources also highlight her expertise in the trade mark, patent and anti-counterfeiting arenas, with one describing her as a"key player in the patents field."

Ileana Martinelli is an "experienced lawyer assisting clients on contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters," a source attests. Martinelli also advises on registering utility models and industrial designs, as well as copyright and domain name issues.

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Overview

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán has built a reputable Intellectual Property and Brand Protection practice, maintaining its status as a key player in Panama's IP field year after year. The firm has gained a wealth of expertise over the years and it has evolved in line with clients' ever-changing needs, focusing on building strategies that will enforce their Intellectual Property rights locally and internationally while fostering a safer environment for their brands.

The practice assists international and domestic corporations within the commercial, services, and industrial sectors in all aspects related to trademarks, patents, utility models, industrial designs, slogans, copyrights, trade and domain names, brand protection and anti-counterfeiting, as well as unfair competition and regulatory matters. Furthermore, in line with today's demands, the firm has been developing a Data Privacy and Protection practice, advising several clients in this emerging sector.

Its team, which has one of the highest success rates in registering trademarks, has proven expertise in assisting clients in the prosecution and defense of their IP rights, offering a complete assessment from their creation and registration onwards to management and licensing agreements. It also protects clients' IP rights through enforcement by a range of very successful litigation procedures in both Civil and Criminal Courts, which has made it one of the leading providers of IP legal services.

Members

Tejada de Britton, Gabriela (Head of Department)

de la Guardia, Mariela

González-Ruiz, Fernando

Martinelli, Ileana

Rivera, Moisés Ivan

Rodriguez, Graciela

Industries

Automotive

Education

Entertainment

Fashion

Finance and Banking

Food and Beverages

Luxury goods

Pharmaceutical

Retail

Software

Telecommunications

Transportation

Intellectual Property

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán

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Location

Aquilino de la Guardia Street No. 8

IGRA Building, 5th floor

P.O. Box 0823-02435

Panama

Panama

Panama

0823-02435

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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


Gabriela Tejada de Britton
Band 1
Ileana Martinelli
Band 3