PRACTICE AREAS


Arias offers multi-jurisdictional services in industrial and intellectual property regulations and in sanitary registration matters, including:

  • Protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • Registration of trademarks, trade names, slogans, patents and copyrights
  • Unfair trade practices
  • Technology transfers
  • Sanitary registrations of food products, dietary supplements, natural products, cosmetics, drugs, medical devices, agrochemicals and food products for animals

The Intellectual Property department at Arias also specializes in the following:

  • BRANDS
    Arias has a consolidated, growing area for brands. It offers its clients services related to brand searches, owner reports, brand application management, business names, and advertising slogans. We offer other services such as checking and monitoring brands in the marketplace, preparing product import and export reports, and brand oversight for brands in the registration process
  • INDUSTRIAL PATENTS AND DESIGNS
    Arias offers a full patent processing service running from the initial stages involving preliminary background checks and industrial model analysis to the intermediate stages such as theoretic construction of documentation for providing and drafting the patent, through the presentation and follow-up stage in the national and international PCT model stage. The firm is also able to handle any other event that may arise during the registration process
  • PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
    The Arias innovation and new technology practice involves specialists in personal data protection in accordance with Law No. 8968, to protect and exhaustively fullfill companies' requirements related to said law
  • INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION
    Our legal advisory services in this area stand out due to their integral approach in the diverse cases handled by our expert attorneys. They include matters such as copyright protection, invention patents, industrial designs, brand names, and other matters associated with the different contention scenarios that may arise related to this branch of law
  • COPYRIGHTS
    The Arias Innovation and New Technology Department offers a wide array of services related to copyright protection and registration. Our specialized attorneys offer legal counseling related to: advice for companies about their strategy related to registering copyrights, database registration, works of art, literary works, software, intellectual property assignment contracts, and advice to entities about collective management and how it functions

Regional Team

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Mario René Archila

Partner

Guatemala

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Sonia Fuentes

Associate

El Salvador

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Elisa González

Senior Associate

El Salvador

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Liz Gordillo

Partner

Guatemala

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Vanessa Granados

Senior Associate

El Salvador

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Ivón Hernández

Senior Counsel

Guatemala

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Sonia Urbina

Partner

Honduras

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Morena Zavaleta

Partner

El Salvador

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Luis Fernando Zelada

Senior Counsel

Guatemala

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Andrey Dorado

Partner

Costa Rica

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Mariana Vargas

Associate

Costa Rica

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Marcela Canjura

Senior Associate

El Salvador

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Luis Diego Castro

Partner

Costa Rica

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Jorge Ortega Centella

Associate

Panama

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Carlos Flores Presa

Associate

Guatemala

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Sofía Cantillo

Associate

Guatemala

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Valeria Grant

Associate

Costa Rica

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María del Pilar López Quirós

Partner

Costa Rica

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Ariana Lizano

Senior Associate

Costa Rica

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Desirée Barahona Mata

Associate

Costa Rica

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María José Campos

Associate

Costa Rica

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Gustavo-Adolfo Vargas R.

Partner

Nicaragua

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Carlos Úbeda

Associate

Nicaragua

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Pedro Pablo García

Associate

Guatemala

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Simón Valverde

Partner

Costa Rica

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Anny Ramos

Associate

Honduras

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