Mr Fernando González-Ruiz > Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán
IGRA BUILDING, NO 8 AQUILINO DE LA GUARDIA STREET
PANAMA
Panama

Position

Intellectual PropertyCompany Formation and ManagementContractsCorporate LawPanama Private Interest Foundations; Civil and Criminal Litigation in Intellectual Property including Copyright.

Career

• License Certificate: 2009

• ICAZA, GONZÁLEZ-RUIZ & ALEMÁN 
Associate since 2009.
Legal Assistant (2004 – 2008).

Languages

Spanish and English

Memberships

Panama Bar Association; International Trademark Association (INTA); Panamanian Association of Intellectual Property Law (APADEPI); American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), member of the Committees of Environmental, Information and Communication Technology Services, and Trade and Investment; International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), member of the Intellectual Property Commission. In addition, Mr. González-Ruiz is a member of INTA´s Brands and Innovation Committee for 2016 – 2017, where he also participates in the Programming and Communications Subcommittee.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Sciences, Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología (ULACIT), (2009).   Thesis: “The Voting Trust in Panama Corporations and the Anglo-Saxon Voting Trust”.
  • Specialization Course in Civil Law, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, (2009).
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA), ADEN Business School, currently

Leisure

Photography, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, boxing and reading

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Intellectual property

(Rising stars)

Fernando González-RuizIcaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán is active in trade mark, patent and copyright matters, handling the registration of IP rights nationally and internationally, as well as IP-related litigation. The practice predominantly acts for well-known multinationals from the beauty, pharmaceutical, automotive, luxury goods, food and beverages, and entertainment sectors. Practice head Gabriela Tejada de Britton has longstanding experience in trade mark and patent prosecution, and leads the IP team that provides ‘deep expertise and pragmatic advice‘. She ‘is backed by an excellent team‘, which includes recently promoted partner Moisés Rivera, whose specialisms encompass trade marks, brand protection and anti-counterfeiting litigation, and associate Fernando González-Ruiz, who handles infringement actions, particularly in the e-commerce sector.