Practice Areas

Trademarks, Patents and Copyright; Administrative Law, Litigation.

Intellectual Property Law Specialist, Universidad de Los Andes, (2012)
Master of Administrative Law, Universidad Santa María, (2003)
Trademark and Information Services Management, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) (1999)
Attorney at Law, Universidad Santa María, Venezuela, (1995)

Previous Work:
Vice-President of Venezuelan Association of Intellectual Property Agents (COVAPI) (2009-2014)
Chairman of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Venezuelan-American Chamber of Commerce (VenAmCham) (2011-2014)
Senior Associate - Benson, Pérez Matos, Antakly & Watts (Caracas, Venezuela-2002-2013).
Negotiator for Venezuela – Negotiating Group on Intellectual Property (Free Trade of the Americas) (NGIP-FTAA) (2002)
Manager, Trademarks Office – Venezuelan Patent and Trademarks Office (SAPI) (1998-2002).

Achievements: Selected by the U.S. Department of State to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) – Trade and Finance (Latin America and the Global Economy) (2013)
Ranked by Chambers Latin America as Intellectual Property expert.
Ranked by World Trademark Review as Intellectual Property expert.

Practice Areas:Trademarks, Patents and Copyright; Administrative Law, Litigation.

Languages: Spanish and English