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Palacios & Asociados / Sercomi

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded intellectual property firm, Palacios & Asociados / Sercomi offers clients expertise across a wide range of relevant matters. Significant know-how in the pharmaceutical arena continues to stand out. Also routinely retained to advise clients active in the tobacco and food and beverage industries. Noted for handling contentious IP matters, including infringement issues and litigation proceedings.

Strengths

An interviewee declares: "The firm is very capable and they have a very well-established patent practice in Guatemala."

Notable practitioners

Rainmaker and head of department Marco Antonio Palacios is endorsed by a market commentator, who explains that "he is very well known internationally, and is very active." Palacios has been recognised for his work as an IP practitioner, with a focus acting for clients in litigation proceedings.

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Overview

Counseling, advice, analysis and opinion for all areas of intellectual property (among these: patents, trademarks, designs, copyright, related rights, test data, new technologies) and what is related to the regulation of conduct in the market (unfair competition).

The Firm is a pioneer in the effective application of the protection of test data, "patent linkage", in the coordination and legal management of portfolios of distinctive signs (brands and other signs) and other categories protected locally and internationally. 

Palacios & Asociados / Sercomi permanently has technical professionals (chemists, engineers and pharmacists) on its team, providing specialized support in the areas of patents, industrial designs and utility models, as well as regulatory aspects.

Our experience in coordinating services with an international scope is recognized. Our services are also contracted by international organizations with an interest in IP, who see in our experience and practical knowledge of IP. at the regional level, a valuable element to support training, updating, analysis and proposal processes. Professionals from our Firm have participated in projects and analysis on the state of intellectual property in Central American countries, in programs sponsored by the European Union, USAID, USPTO, SIECA and local projects for the IDB, World Bank, WIPO .

Members

Monterroso, Hilda (Head of Department)

Palacios, Marco Antonio (Head of Department)

Industries

Consumer products, pharmaceutical, banking, food and beverages, alcoholic beverages, tobacco, insurance, entertainment, medical devices, chemicals.

Intellectual Property

Palacios & Asociados / Sercomi

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Location

Avenida Reforma 6-64

Zona 9, Edificio Plaza Corporativa

Torre I, 9 Nivel

Guatemala

Guatemala

Guatemala

01009

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Guatemala

Intellectual Property


Marco Antonio Palacios
Band 2