BLP promotes IP partner in Guatemala

Central American law firm BLP has promoted Pamela López Ovando to partner in its Guatemala City office.

Posted mercredi, avril 6 2022
BLP promotes IP partner in Guatemala

Pamela, who joined BLP in 2016 in Guatemala City, has been until now the director of the office’s intellectual property practice.

During her time at BLP, Pamela has been involved with clients in both counseling and prosecution, developing IP strategies, carrying out IP audits and due diligence, engaged in providing counseling on domestic and foreign trademark and patent filing and prosecution, as well as advertising and consumer protection, data protection and licensing, transfers, and assignments.

She has also been involved in IP litigation concerning the creation of anti-counterfeiting legal strategies and enforcement actions, and in successfully resolving administrative and judicial litigation cases.

Prior to joining BLP, Pamela was director of IP at LatamLex Abogados, also in Guatemala City, and prior to that an associate at the same firm. She has also held the position of IP lawyer at law firm Palomo & Porras.

She has studied IP courses as a specialization at the Universidad Austral in Argentina, and at the Universidad Rafael Landívar.

She is a founding member of the Guatemalan Intellectual Property Chamber (CAMPI) and she is a member of the regulatory affairs committee of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property.

BLP is a law firm with operations spanning Central America. In addition to its offices in Guatemala, the firm also has a presence in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador, as well as in Spain’s capital Madrid.