Romero Pineda > San Salvador, El Salvador > Firm Profile
Romero Pineda Offices
EDIFICIO AVANTE, SUITE 5-01
BLVD LUIS POMA, SANTA ELENA
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‘We have always received a professional and cordial service from each and every one of the lawyers who deal with our matters.’
‘The service I have received from Romero Pineda has been one of the best in El Salvador.’
‘Nadya León is an excellent attorney. She responds quickly and gets to the point.’
Productos Alimenticios Bocadeli
Proyecciones y Administracion Empresarial/PAE Global/Arch Resources Group
The Walt Disney Company
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- Acting for Bocadeli in conducting trade mark searches, handling new filings, prosecutions and renewals, and designing IP strategies in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Belize, the Dominican Republic, Peru and the US.
- Advising Mexico-based company Proyecciones y Administracion Empresarial/PAE Global/Arch Resources Group on comprehensive IP strategies.
- Acted for Ubiquiti Networks in two oppositions to stop identical trade marks from obtaining unlawful registration, with favourable results.
‘The team stands out for its availability, client service, knowledge and professionalism.’
Bimbo El Salvador
ISP El Salvador
Pochteca de El Salvador
Gaspro El Salvador
Dada & Dada Compañía
Belcorp El Salvador
Comedica de RL
B Cremades & Asociados
‘Our company has worked with Romero Pineda for many years and we have been provided with an excellent service. We look forward to continuing to work with them in the years ahead.’
‘Francisco Martinez has been available for us every time we request any advice from him.’
United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
- Assisted Gaspro with its positioning in the medical supplies and industrial oxygen market.
- Assisted Bimbo with the expansion of its local plant in El Salvador, including a substantial investment in its assets and operations.
- Retained by Copa Airlines to renew its licence to operate in El Salvador.
Romero Pineda > Firm Profile
Romero Pineda provides a full range of legal services to international, regional and local businesses. Founded in 1978 by Dr Roberto Romero Pineda, the firm is organized into four primary departments – banking, corporate, intellectual property and litigation – which work collaboratively to ensure a comprehensive perspective and specialized expertise. Superior legal knowledge, excellent skills and responsive client service have always been absolute priorities of the firm. Romero Pineda is the exclusive Salvadoran member in world’s leading legal and business networks: Lex Mundi. It has stringent performance standards and provides the firm with access to legal experts around the world.
Main areas of practice
Intellectual property: the firm’s lP department helps clients identify, secure, assert and defend all aspects of their intellectual property rights in trademarks, copyright, patents, domain names and trade secrets. In addition, Romero Pineda’s lawyers have been recognized for their transactional experience involving IP, such as acquisitions, sales, technology transfers, e-commerce, and licenses and franchising. The group also prosecutes the health/sanitary registrations required for health, personal care and food products. With the litigation department, the firm has unequalled capability in IP conflicts, disputes and enforcement.
Corporate: the firm advises domestic, regional and multinational entities on the establishment, diversification and expansion of commercial operations, including business structure, M&A, contracts, free trade zone projects, due diligence, labor relations, immigration and foreign investment registration.
Banking and finance: Romero Pineda’s banking department provides highly specialized legal services to domestic and international banking and financial institutions regarding the establishment and development of operations in El Salvador and Central America. The firm is experienced in handling matters such as incorporation of new banks; secured and unsecured transactions and collateral; syndicated loans; acquisition of local banks; cross-border loan transactions; and due diligence investigations.
Litigation: the firm is experienced in all types of commercial disputes and equipped to handle complex cases involving multinational parties. It has a demonstrated record of success at the trial and appellate levels and is experienced in negotiating settlements. Several of its lawyers are certified mediators and arbitrators.
Antipiracy: the firm’s specialized team works with clients to manage and implement their strategies and enforcement programs, including monitoring procedures, border enforcement measures and litigation.
Labor law: the firm’s expertise in labor law is key to helping clients to comply with their labor obligations and receive appropriate support for the management of their workforces.
Tax law: the firm advises on general and industry-specific issues, including the creation of structures to minimize tax liability; tax effects of financing by international lenders; taxes on mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures involving local and international companies; and tax implications of insurance policy sales.
Aviation: the firm has specific industry experience assisting both passenger and cargo airlines with the business and regulatory aspects of operations, ranging from the acquisition of operating permits to authorization for changes in schedules and new routes.
IT, data protection and privacy division: the firm has an interdisciplinary team with extensive litigation, regulatory, technology and compliance experience. Our lawyers develop and implement regulatory strategies and provide valuable advice across multiple practice areas: Data Protection compliance and enforcement issues, Cibercrime/Cibersecurity, Disputes resolution, Related intellectual property issues, E-commerce infringement issues.
International work: Romero Pineda has a wide range of international and multinational clients. It represents clients from industries and sectors including fashion, retail and consumer markets, technology and telecommunications, natural resources, financial institutions, transportation, life, science and health, infrastructure, advertising and marketing.
|CARLOS CASTILLO||Partnep||View Profile|
|ELSY DURÁN||Manager of the Intellectual Property Department.||View Profile|
|FRANCISCO MARTINEZ||Partner- Manager of the Corporate Department||View Profile|
|ROBERTO POCASANGRE||Associate||View Profile|
|JOSE ROBERTO ROMERO||Managing Partner and Vice President||View Profile|
|ROXANA ROMERO||Partner /Intellectual Property||View Profile|
|ROBERTO ROMERO PINEDA||President and Founding Partner||View Profile|
|CAMILA VILLAFUERTE||Senior Associate||View Profile|