As part of its human talent development strategy, BLP has promoted IP specialist Pamela López to Partner, increasing our Central American partnership to 34. Pamela’s appointment will strengthen the already established Intellectual Property practice in Guatemala, which is recognized as Band 1 by Chambers and Partners, Tier 1 by The Legal 500, and Gold Firm by WTR 1000, all prestigious ratings of the IP team’s leadership.

Based in Guatemala City, Pamela advises national and international organizations on the registration, protection and defense of trademarks, patents, and other industrial property rights, including asset licensing, litigation, and related regulatory advice. She has recently gained renown for her work advising, from an intellectual property perspective, the most disruptive technology companies on the introduction of innovative business models in Central America.

Pamela has a law degree from Rafael Landívar University and a Specialty in Intellectual Property from the Austral University of Argentina. She is a founding member of the Guatemalan Chamber of Intellectual Property (CAMPI) and member of its Academic Committee.

About the promotion, BLP partner in Guatemala and co-head of BLP´s Central America IP practice, Luis. F. Ruiz commented, “We are proud to be able to call Pamela a partner. During her years at BLP, where she has developed most of his career, first as an Associate and then as Director of the IP Practice; she has consolidated a fantastic IP team that today is recognized as a leader in the region by all specialized rankings. Her appointment will allow even greater development of the Intellectual Property practice at a local and international level, while we develop increasingly complex and challenging cases that require constant innovation.”

With pride in the unmatched talent of our team, we welcome our new partner.

Recognized by the main legal directories in the world as the leading law firm in the region, BLP is the firm to do business in Central America, with more than 150 lawyers providing service in 28 practice areas at 9 offices strategically distributed in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, with representation in Spain.