Gabriela

Bodden

Email: gbodden@eproint.com

Expertise:

Gabriela has 22  years of expertise in the intellectual property field. She is a recognized expert in international intellectual property law in the Caribbean and Latin America.

She is the Joint Managing Partner at Eproint.

Gabriela is consistently ranked as a top lawyer by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, WTR 1000 and MIP Stars, amongst others: “ Bodden has a particularly strong track record in clearance searches and trade mark prosecution, as well as advising on IP matters related to medical cannabis´´ (Legal500)´´; “Department co-head Gabriela Bodden is highly experienced assisting local and international clients with a range of IP matters. Clients enthuse: “She is incredibly hard-working and really understands and adapts to the needs of the client. She also has in-depth knowledge of other jurisdictions.” Another source observes that “she is clear in her evaluations and very effective.” (Chambers and Partners);  “Bodden brings incredible international expertise to the practice and is brilliant at getting things done in the Caribbean and other locales.´´(WTR 1000). 

Gabriela’s expertise focuses exclusively on the highly specialized area of ​​intellectual property law, cannabis law, trademark law, patent matters amongst other areas. She counsels clients in the selection and registration process of IP rights and their enforcement (on piracy and anti-counterfeiting strategies, handling complex opposition actions, lawsuits in various countries), securing their success by providing easy to understand legal guidance so that they can focus their full potential, adding a significant competitive advantage to clients’ portfolios.

Her passion for research has motivated her to have authored numerous articles on intellectual property law that have been published in the international guild.

She is currently the appointed President of the AIPPI CA-Caribbean Regional Group.

Publications:

  • Filing Strategies in the Caribbean and Central America; don’t be ambushed
  • Filing a trademark in the Caribbean- What to expect
  • The future legislation before the Caribbean Court of Justice and CARICOM
  • The obligation of use of trademarks in the Caribbean
  • Trademarks in the Caribbean; Pirates, Plantations, rum and reggae, and intellectual property?
  • What to expect when conducting a search in the Caribbean
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