Intellectual Property

Suzanne de Tablas

Partner - El Salvador

“Suzanne de Tablas’ work is of excellent quality. She always gives timely advice on different aspects of IP and offers us alternatives and effective solutions in each and every case.”

Suzanne is a partner of Consortium Legal – El Salvador. With more than 19 years of specialization in Intellectual Property matters; she has worked in the protection and defense of trademarks of beverages, pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, among others. 

He had an outstanding participation during the entry into force of the Association Agreement with the European Union, protecting Geographical Indications and European Designations of Origin. She has extensive experience in Intellectual Property litigation, in matters such as: anti-piracy actions, border actions, trademark nullity and cancellation of trademarks for non-use, copyright infringement, franchise agreements, licensing, due diligence, CAFTA-DR regulations on intellectual property and textile issues, as well as on medical supplies bidding issues.

 She has advised on multilateral transactions in the transfer of trademarks. He has experience in regulatory issues of food products, beverages, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and medical supplies registrations. She has given seminars as a speaker, sharing her experience on enforcement issues and anti-piracy actions in different countries.  

She worked as Head of Intellectual Property at the Attorney General’s Office of El Salvador for 11 years handling complex cases of trademark, notorious trademark, patent and copyright infringement, among others. Likewise, she has actively participated in the review of draft laws related to Intellectual Property.

  • Advice on multilateral contracts for trademark transfers.
  • Advice on regulatory issues of food and medical supplies registrations, among others.
  • Defense of complex cases such as: Ron Zacapa; defense of Geographical Indications of the French cheese El Emmental de Savoie, as well as the defense of the Spanish Denomination of Origin Manchengo cheese, Italian Denomination of Origin Provolone Valpadana, Parmigiano Reggiano, French Denomination of Origin Brie de Meaux, Camembert de Normandie.
  • Registration of a famous Mexican trademark for fragrance products called Siete Machos. 
  • Certification in Fashion Law, Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property, (2023)
  • Certification in Legal Aspects of the Video Games and e-Sports Industry, Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property, (2021)
  • Diploma of Law in Licensing and Acquisitions of Pharmaceutical Products, López Henríquez Consultores, El Salvador (2018).
  • Post Degree in Copyright, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina (2007).
  • Diploma in International Arbitration, Universidad Jose Simeón Cañas, El Salvador (2007)
  • Course on Arbitration, World Intellectual Property Organization (2007).
  • Bachelor of Laws and Social Sciences, Universidad Salvadoreña Alberto Masferrer USAM, El Salvador (2005)
  • International USPTO Program, Patent and Trademark Office of the United States, Washington, D.C. (2000)
  • Member, International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Member, Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)
  • Member, American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), El Salvador