Vanessa Castro is an expert in Intellectual Property. She specializes in registration, protection and litigation of trademarks, geographical indications, appellations of origin, patents, utility models, industrial designs, copyright and related rights. Unfair competition Human rights. Corporate law, obligations and civil and commercial contracts.
She has also been a full professor at the Galileo University, assistant professor at the Rafael Landívar University and professor of English at the Guatemalan American Institute -IGA-.
Acknowledgments and Awards
Chambers and Partners
Latin America Guide 2018
Ranking among Guatemalan lawyers specialized in Intellectual Property as “UP AND COMING”. “Lawyer Vanessa Castro of IP LAW GT is a well-known name in the field of Intellectual Property.” Her colleagues say: “She is a very good lawyer and I would definitely recommend her.”
Women in Law Awards 2015
Lawyer Monthly Magazine
“Women in Law 2015 Award in recognition of their exceptional ability and legal experience and contribution in the area of Intellectual Property.”
Also mentioned in previous versions of Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Latin Lawyer.
Intellectual Property Committee Guatemalan – American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM).
Unfair Competition Committee International Trademark Association (INTA) (2015-2017).
Intellectual Property Practice Group Lex Mundi
Intellectual Property Trainer Superintendence of the Tax Administration (SAT), Intellectual Property Prosecutor (MP), Judges and judicial personnel (School of Judicial Studies).
Panelist Corporate Security Convention (OSAC-AMCHAM) 2016.
World Bank contributor in the document “Doing Business in 2006: Creating Jobs.”