In this chapter, we recognise 62 practitioners for their expertise across the full gamut of IP rights, including copyright, patents and trademarks.
Most Highly Regarded
Emil Arguelles at Arguelles & Company is praised for his long-standing practice which encompasses advisory work for the full range of IP rights.
The “excellent” María del Pilar López at Zurcher Odio & Raven receives plaudits for her first-class practice consisting of IP registrations and development of enforcement strategies.
Giselle Reuben at BLP is highlighted as “one of the most widely known lawyers for IP in Costa Rica” and is singled out as “quick and efficient in her response”.
Milagro Chaves of Facio & Cañas is highly esteemed for his expertise on contentious matters including infringement actions and preventative portfolio management.
Urko Ochoa of Miniño Abogados is revered for his encyclopaedic knowledge of IP legislation, manifesting in a top-class practice with a concentration on trademark protection.
María del Pilar Troncoso of Troncoso Leroux is “certainly deserving of recognition for her trademarks practice”. which covers procurement, clearance and disputes.
Wallis Pons Cardi at Angeles Pons possesses impressive knowledge of intellectual property law, built on more than 15 years of experience in the field.
Danilo Rodríguez Villamil at Espino Nieto & Asociados is “without a doubt one of the greatest attorneys in Central America” and earns praise for being “extremely knowledgeable on trademark issues”.
Elena Patricia Puente is effusively credited with an “illustrious reputation for trademark prosecution”.
Suzanne Julieta Berrios De Tablas of Consortium Legal is a seasoned litigator with expansive know-how of trademark protection on domestic and international levels.
Edy Portal at Portal & Asociados provides top-notch advice to local and global corporates on their IP portfolios in Central America.
Morena Zavaleta of Arias is a well-established practitioner with sweeping knowledge of IP rights and expansive experience undertaking due diligence processes.
Marco Antonio Palacios of Palacios & Asociados Sercomi is “very strong in counterfeit issues, filing trademarks and pharmaceutical matters”.
Hector Palomo at Palomo & Porras has a wealth of experience developing and managing intellectual property portfolios throughout the region.
Sandra Iriarte is touted for her “immaculate IP knowledge” and her detailed understanding of administrative procedures of copyrights and patents.
Luis Ruiz of BLP is revered for his top-class practice, and in particular is “renowned for his excellent counterfeit and enforcement work”.
Ernesto Viteri at Viteri & Viteri is celebrated as “an institution in IP law with decades of experience”.
Ninoshka Urrutia at Consortium Legal is “an outstanding attorney” with profound knowledge of trademark law.
Ivon Hernandez at Arias is a “definite inclusion” and wins recognition as an “excellent IP lawyer”, relied on by a range of clients for his top-rated advice patent issues.
Ricardo Mejia at Bufete Mejia & Asociados is regarded an authority on IP and is noted for his “wonderful trademark work”.
Fernando Godoy of BLP has a wealth of experience across a spectrum of IP matters, including the registration and protection of IP rights via litigation.
Julian Bendaña-Aragón at Guy Jose Bendaña-Guerrero & Asociados is a “well-known figure in the IP area” who excels in contentious and non-contentious proceedings.
Marvin Caldera S at Caldera & Solano Asociados is hailed as “one of the best in Nicaragua” thanks to his remarkable IP protection and portfolio management practice.
Luis Guinard of Guinard & Noriega is a seasoned practitioner with an impressive profile focused on patent disputes.
The “brilliant” Marissa Lasso De La Vega F at Alfaro Ferrer & Ramírez is highlighted for her splendid dispute resolution and IP enforcement work.
Monique Ferrer C is recognised for the breadth of her experience counselling clients on the enforcement and protection of IP rights.
Ramon Benedetti at Estudio Benedetti is a senior statesman with over four decades of experience operating in the trademarks space.