ARIAS, FABREGA & FABREGA has one of the leading intellectual property practices in Panama. With a team of expert lawyers and highly trained personnel, ARIFA offers clients a full range of legal services in this area, including IP registration, IP infringement prosecution, IP licensing and product health regulation.
Our IP litigation lawyers constantly win complex and difficult cases for clients at the trial and appellate levels.
In terms of trademark and other IP registration, since 2005 ARIFA has ranked second in the country in number of applications filed and registered with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Through a well-established network of IP corresponding firms, ARIFA coordinates registration of trademarks and other intellectual property rights around the world, particularly in Latin America.
Not surprisingly, in 2008 and 2007, ARIFA was ranked at the top tier of Panamanian law firms in this area of practice by the leading industry magazine Managing Intellectual Property.
Societe des Produits Nestle S.A., Kraft Foods, McCormick & Company Incorporated BP p.l.c., Castrol UK Limited, Exxon Mobil Corporation, British American Tobacco, Compañía de Bebidas Das Ameritas-AMBEV, Anheuser-Busch, LLC, Champagne Moet & Chandon, Dell Inc., Nokia Corporation, Grupo Televisa S.A., Audi AG, Toyota Motor Corporation, AstraZeneca PLC, Merck KGaA, Novartis AG, Escada AG, Major League Baseball Properties Inc., FIFA – Federation International de Football Association, Dow AgroSciences LLC, Kimberly Clark Worldwide Inc., The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., John Galliano S.A., Kenneth Cole Productions Inc., Holiday Inn International, Millennium Copthorne, Productos Alimenticios Pascual S.A, Varela Hermanos S.A., Consorcio Comex, S.A. DE C.V., Siemens AG, H-D, Michigan Inc. (Harley-Davidson) and Eveready Battery Company Inc.