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Eugenio J Torres-Oyola

Eugenio J Torres-Oyola

Ferraiuoli LLC221 Ponce de León Avenue5th FloorHato ReyPuerto Rico00917

Global Leader

Trademarks 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Eugenio Torres-Oyola is a highly experienced practitioner with specialised knowledge in trademark portfolio management.

Biography

Mr Torres-Oyola is the managing director of Ferraiuoli and the chair of its intellectual property practice group. As such, he concentrates his practice on intellectual property and technology, and entertainment law.

Mr Torres-Oyola's practice includes patent litigation before the District Court of Puerto Rico, the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the District Court of Delaware, and the Eastern District of Texas. In addition, he actively prosecutes patent and trademark applications before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the Puerto Rico Department of State and counsels clients in patent, trademark, copyright, intellectual property licensing, trade secrets, right of publicity and related matters.

Chambers Latin America for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 ranked Mr Torres-Oyola as a Band 1 attorney in intellectual property for Puerto Rico. In 2014 he was promoted to "Star Individual", thus being the only attorney in Puerto Rico in any practice area to have such ranking, a ranking he also received in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. He was also selected as the Young Entrepreneur of the Year for 2010 by the Puerto Rico Sales and Marketing Executives Association.

Besides his other professional endeavours, Mr Torres-Oyola is the founder of a legal process outsourcing company that provides patent support services focusing in the aerospace and biotechnology sectors. Patent Solutions Group was awarded second place in Grupo Guayacán's Enterprize Business Plan Competition in 2007.

Since 2001, Mr Torres-Oyola has been an adjunct professor of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law where he has taught elective courses in patent law practice, cyberlaw, international patent law practice, and fundamentals of patent prosecution. He is currently teaching an intellectual property and entrepreneurship clinic course.

Mr Torres-Oyola's clinic is certified by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, so that its students can represent inventors and trademark owners before it. In December 2012, Mr Torres-Oyola was named alternate United States delegate for the Interamerican Intellectual Property Law Association (ASIPI).
In 2014 he was promoted to "Star Individual" – a ranking he also received in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 – being the only attorney in Puerto Rico in any practice area to have said ranking.

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