Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán is recognized as a Gold Tier Law Firm

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán is recognized as a Gold Tier Law Firm



Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán is proud to be recognized for the tenth consecutive year as a Gold Tier Law Firm by the World Trademark Review 1000!


Panama’s largest outfit Icaza González-Ruiz & Alemán is steeped in historical significance and home to a modern, thriving trademark practice.”  — World Trademark Review 1000


Our experts Gabriela Tejada de Britton, Moisés Iván Rivera, and Fernando González-Ruiz have also been recognized by the publication as recommended individuals for their exemplary work.


We celebrate this achievement with gratitude for our valued clients and our exceptional Intellectual Property team.


Read more about our ranking clicking here.


Inauguration of APADEPI’s new Board of Directors

Inauguration of APADEPI’s new Board of Directors


On Thursday, January 26, 2023, the Panamanian Association of Intellectual Property Law (APADEPI) held the inauguration of its new Board of Directors. Our partner Gabriela Tejada de Britton, President of the outgoing Board of Directors, delivered a speech to commemorate her administration’s achievements. In addition, at the ceremony, our partner Moisés Iván Rivera was appointed Sub-Secretary of the new Board of Directors for 2023-2024.


APADEPI is a non-profit organization that brings together all professionals who wish to promote activities for the development of Intellectual Property.


Our firm wishes the new Board of Directors all the best as they embark on this new journey. Congratulations and success to them!


INTA – Global IP Matrix – The Global Spread of Brand Restrictions

Our partner Mariela de la Guardia contributed to the article on Brand Restrictions for the Global IP Matrix with Maricruz Villanea, Elisa Tricerri, and Dr John Rudolph, members of the Brand Restrictions Committee of the International Trademark Association.


“As we know, the Earth´s temperature is slowly rising due to climate change. If humanity does not confront this, the planet is in doom. Similarly, brand restrictions (BRs) have been gradually spreading around the world. Without action, brand owners may ultimately have to confront their doom. No doubt, brands globally are in hot water.”


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Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán ranked by The Legal 500

Icaza González-Ruiz & Alemán ranked in the tenth edition of The Legal 500 Latin America.


Our firm has the pleasure to share that it has been recognized in multiple practice areas in the tenth edition of The Legal 500 Latin America rankings.

The departments ranked this year are the following:

  • Intellectual Property – Tier 2
    • Gabriela Tejada de Britton – Leading Individual
    • Fernando González-Ruiz – Rising Star
  • Capital Markets – Tier 2
  • Corporate and M&A – Tier 2
  • Banking & Finance – Tier 3
  • Transport: Shipping – Tier 3

To read testimonials from the rankings and view the key members in each department, click on the images below.

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Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán named Panama’s firm of the year at the Managing IP awards 2021

Managing IP Americas Awards 2021 names Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán Panama’s Firm of the Year


We have the honour to announce that on April 7, 2021, Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán was recognized by the Managing IP Americas Awards 2021 as Firm of the Year in Panama. The awards recognize remarkable intellectual property achievements by law firms and in-house teams during the past year.


We thank Managing IP for this recognition, and we congratulate our Intellectual Property Team for their hard work and commitment to our clients, which earned them this achievement. 


About the Managing IP Awards

Managing IP launched its awards programme in 2006. The ceremony attracts hundreds of guests from private practice and in-house as well as prominent figures in the IP industry. It is regarded as the premier IP law firm awards event in the legal industry. In total, more than 1,000 guests attended the ceremonies in 2019 and 2020.


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