Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán at ASIPI Quito 2023

Partner Moises Ivan Rivera participated in the ASIPI Quito 2023 Seminar


Our Intellectual Property partner, Moisés Iván Rivera, participated in the ASIPI Quito 2023 Seminar: The Financial World of Intellectual Property, held from June 4 to 6 at the JW Marriott in Quito, Ecuador.

At the event, he enjoyed an excellent academic program and shared with colleagues from the region. Below you may view photos of his participation.


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!


Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán wins ‘Panama firm of the year’ at Managing IP Americas Awards 2022

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán has been named Panama’s Firm of the Year at the Managing IP Americas Awards 2022.


Now in its seventeenth edition, the Managing IP Awards celebrate remarkable Intellectual Property achievements by law firms and in-house teams in more than fifty jurisdictions.


The first installment of the Managing IP Awards 2022, focused on the Americas, took place on April 7 in New York where the achievements of the winning firms were recognized and celebrated.


Learn more about the awards and read the full list of winners by clicking on the following link: Managing IP Americas Awards 2022.



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.



Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán ranked Gold band firm by WTR 1000 2021

Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán has been ranked for an eighth consecutive year in the World Trademark Review 1000. In the 2021 edition, the firm maintains its Gold Band ranking. The publication also highlights our Head of Intellectual Property, Gabriela Tejada de Britton, and Fernando González-Ruiz as leading individuals in the gold and silver bands, respectively. Moreover, Moisés Iván Rivera makes his debut in the publication this year, alongside Mariela De La Guardia Oteiza.


The publication provided the following review on the firm’s Intellectual Property team and its services:

“Respected by examiners, judges and customs agents alike, Icaza González-Ruiz & Alemán has all bases covered when it comes to trademark practice. The IP team, led by Gabriela Tejada De Britton, is well equipped to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of even the most exacting rights holders. De Britton is one of Panama’s most creative thinkers on brands and an engine of a prosecution unit which registers rights with striking efficiency. Expertise in anti-counterfeiting is another major selling point: Fernando González-Ruiz and Moises Ivan Rivera closely monitor the market and act decisively to eliminate fakes for high-profile players such as Hewlett Packard and Dreamworks Animation. González-Ruiz is distinguished by his enforcement versatility and is instructed by household names including Jaguar Land Rover and Swatch. “Rivera connects closely with clients, which enhances his strategic efficacy”; he acts for Unilever and Global Bank Corporation, among others. He makes his WTR 1000 debut this year alongside recently promoted partner Mariela De La Guardia Oteiza, who dispenses holistic advice on diverse branding problems.”




About WTR 1000

The WTR 1000 research directory focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.  The WTR 1000  ranking shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice. 

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