JOSE ROBERTO ROMERO > Romero Pineda > San Salvador, El Salvador > Lawyer Profile

Romero Pineda
EDIFICIO AVANTE, SUITE 5-01
BLVD LUIS POMA, SANTA ELENA
ANTIGUO CUSCATLÁN
El Salvador

Work Department

MANAGING PARTNER

Position

MANAGING PARTNER / VICE PRESIDENT

Career

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • CAFTA
  • Agency and Distribution Agreements
  • Business Law
  • Copyright
  • Corporate Law
  • Food and Drug Registration
  • Foreign Investment
  • Franchising
  • Intellectual Property Registration and Enforcement
  • Licensing
  • Manufacturing and International Service Operations in Free Zones
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Notarial Law
  • Patents
  • Technology Transfers
  • Telecommunications
  • Unfair Competition

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jose Roberto is Vice-president and Managing Partner of the Firm. He has been part of Romero Pineda & Asociados since 1984, engaging and specializing in Intellectual Property. He managed to consolidate and diversify the services of the Intellectual Property Division over the years. Jose has also held positions in international organizations positioning the Firm as one of the leading players in Intellectual Property.

His Corporate Law practice includes the incorporation and development of foreign companies in the country. Jose has a broad experience on mergers and corporate transformations, distribution and organization of corporate structures in industries such as textile manufacturing, telecommunications, real estate, entertainment, finance, food and beverages, pharmaceutical and health products.

Social Responsibility Activities:

FUNDEMAS (Salvadoran Foundation for Social Responsibility) Founding Member since 2001.

FUSADES (Salvadoran Foundation for Social and Economic Development) Founding Member since 2003.

KIWANIS CLUB LOS ROBLES Founding Member, 2004; Secretary 2005-2007; Vice President 2007-2008; President 2008-2009.

FUNDACION LIDERA (A Foundation organized by prominent Salvadoran law firms and companies to promote ethics). Founding Member 2008. Vice President 2008-2010.

FUNDACION PATRIA UNIDA (Foundation to promote citizen initiative for reducing crime and generating jobs) Founding member and 1st. Secretary.

NICIATIVA ESCALON (A private sector initiative to promote sustained development of a residential and business sector known as Colonia Escalon) Member of the founding group.

Languages

Spanish
English

Memberships

MEMBERSHIPS:
A.S.I.P.I. (Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property) – Member since 1986.

A.I.P.P.I. (International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property) – Member since 1990.

INTA International Trademark Association.

Education

Bachelor of Legal Sciences
Dr. José Matías Delgado University 1990.

Master E-Myth
E-Myth, Inc 2008.

Legal English Diploma
Javeriana Pontifical University 2003.

Seminar on Electronic Commerce:
DIESCO, Chamber of Commerce 1999.

Mediation Course
Franklin Pierce Law Center 1995

Lawyer Rankings

El Salvador > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

José Roberto RomeroRomero Pineda

Well-established local firm Romero Pineda fields a standout intellectual property team, advising on the identification and protection of client’s inventions and creations. Furthermore, the strong practice’s portfolio of services includes IP matters related to corporate transactions, copyright issues and unfair competition matters. The practice group is led by a quartet comprising eminent managing partner José Roberto Romero, multinational portfolio expert Roxana Romero, Carlos Castillo and associate Elsy Duran. Castillo, who also leads the firm’s litigation department, frequently acts on contentious IP matters and Duran coordinates trade mark clearances and registrations. At associate level, the team also includes Nadya León, who heads the incidents and oppositions unit of the IP practice, and Pamela Giraldo, who focuses on sanitary registrations, particularly of pharmaceutical and natural products.