Mrs Pamela López > BLP > Guatemala City, Guatemala > Lawyer Profile
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Mrs Pamela López
Intellectual Property, Advertising, Marketing & Consumer Protection, Privacy & Data Protection
Pamela is Partner of BLP in Guatemala. Her practice areas include Intellectual Property, Advertising, Marketing & Consumer Protection, Privacy & Data Protection.
During her seven years as a lawyer, she has advised national and international organizations in all aspects related to the registration, protection, and defense of trademarks, patents and other industrial property rights, including the licensing of assets, litigation, and anti-piracy matters. Recently she has been known for her work advising, from a copyright and intellectual property perspective, the most disruptive technology companies for the introduction of innovative business models to Central America.
Pamela has significant experience managing strategies for sanitary registrations, analyzing from a legal perspective the advertising materials, commercial promotions, and other consumer protection matters, including the attention to claims before the corresponding authority.
she also has assisted companies in data privacy matters, ranging from prevention audits preparation of notices and privacy policies, training of personnel, and legal defense against complaints.
The prestigious publications Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, and World Trademark Review have recognized her work. The first of these publications describes her as a key figure in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice and is highly esteemed among clients for her technical knowledge and assertive response in complex cases.
She joined the BLP team as an associate in 2016, after having been Director of the Intellectual Property Practice at Arenales & Skinner-Klee – LatamLex for one year, and working eight years at Palomo & Porras, seven years as Paralegal and one as Associate Attorney.
- International Bar Association (IBA): Member.
- Transforma, local chapter of Women in the Profession of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice: Member.
- Association of Lawyers and Notaries of Guatemala (CANG): Member.
- Guatemalan Chamber of Intellectual Property (CAMPI): Founding member, Member of Academic Committee.
- Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI): Member.
- Specialization in Intellectual Property, Universidad Austral, Argentina, 2018.
- Diploma in Copyright and Related Rights, Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala, 2012.
- Bachelor’s in legal and Social Sciences, Lawyer and Notary, Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala, 2014.
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
BLP‘s ‘excellent‘ team has an impressive client roster of major multinationals from the technology (including fintech) and pharmaceutical sectors, among others. In addition to advising on trade mark prosecution and protection, the team has expertise in patents, copyright, advertising and consumer protection issues, and health registrations, and the regional firm regularly assists with the management of clients’ IP portfolios across Guatemala and Central America. Anti-counterfeiting actions, judicial and administrative IP litigation, and advice on the IP aspects of high-value M&A transactions are all additional areas of strength. The team is led by Luis Ruiz, who co-heads the firm’s region-wide IP practice, and director Pamela López, who has extensive experience in the management of IP portfolios, and has been particularly active recently in advising disruptive technology companies. The arrival of associate Marleni García from an in-house role at Cemar in November 2020 further boosted the team’s strength in this area. Since publication, López has been promoted to partner – effective as of March 2022.