Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán has been ranked for an eighth consecutive year in the World Trademark Review 1000. In the 2021 edition, the firm maintains its Gold Band ranking. The publication also highlights our Head of Intellectual Property, Gabriela Tejada de Britton, and Fernando González-Ruiz as leading individuals in the gold and silver bands, respectively. Moreover, Moisés Iván Rivera makes his debut in the publication this year, alongside Mariela De La Guardia Oteiza.
The publication provided the following review on the firm’s Intellectual Property team and its services:
“Respected by examiners, judges and customs agents alike, Icaza González-Ruiz & Alemán has all bases covered when it comes to trademark practice. The IP team, led by Gabriela Tejada De Britton, is well equipped to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of even the most exacting rights holders. De Britton is one of Panama’s most creative thinkers on brands and an engine of a prosecution unit which registers rights with striking efficiency. Expertise in anti-counterfeiting is another major selling point: Fernando González-Ruiz and Moises Ivan Rivera closely monitor the market and act decisively to eliminate fakes for high-profile players such as Hewlett Packard and Dreamworks Animation. González-Ruiz is distinguished by his enforcement versatility and is instructed by household names including Jaguar Land Rover and Swatch. “Rivera connects closely with clients, which enhances his strategic efficacy”; he acts for Unilever and Global Bank Corporation, among others. He makes his WTR 1000 debut this year alongside recently promoted partner Mariela De La Guardia Oteiza, who dispenses holistic advice on diverse branding problems.”
About WTR 1000
The WTR 1000 research directory focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. The WTR 1000 ranking shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice.