Ms. Carrillo is head of the intellectual property and real estate practice groups. Her practice in the intellectual property area includes a full range of trademark services, including trademark prosecution, client counseling and trademark clearance. She also possesses significant expertise in trademark infringement, opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Office.
She serves a broad base of international clients in the consumer products, pharmaceutical, software and scientific fields. In her prosecution and counseling practice, she renders opinions on the availability and proper use of trademarks. She prepares files and prosecutes trademark applications through the opposition and appeal process. Her range of experience in trademark counseling, prosecution and litigation ensures her ability to offer clients advice throughout the life of a trademark.
Ms. Carrillo practice includes trademarks, unfair competition and false advertising litigation and trademark prosecution. Protecting intellectual property rights under Guatemalan law, she has experience with trademarks, patents, design patents, industrial designs and service trademarks. She is also experienced in negotiating and drafting settlement and license agreements on behalf of clients.
Additionally, she represents and counsels clients in the acquisition, development, leasing and sales of properties as well as real estate transactions.
Francisco Marroquín University , School of Law, Attorney at Law and Notary Public, 1992; Fordham University, International Intellectual Property Law and Policy, New York, 1997; Trademark Administrators and Paralegal Forum, Washington, D.C., September 1998; Harvard University Law School, Internet Law Program, 2002; Program of Master in Mercantile Law and Leadership of Entities, International Banking Seminar, 2002; Central America Business Institute (INCAE) and Georgetown University Law Center, Legal Issues on International Business, 2003; English for Law and Business, American Institute for Legal Education, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2006; Intellectual Property Summer Course, Franklin Pierce Institute, New Hampshire, 2007.
Joined the Firm in 1984. Francisco Marroquin University, Assistant Professor, Notarial Law program (from January to November 1994); Guatemalan Delegate of the IAR Committee for the International Trademark Association - INTA (from November 2003 up to actual date); Guatemalan Representative for the Interamerican Association of the Intellectual Property – ASIPI (from May 2005 up to actual date).
Thesis: "Urbanized Condominiums: Need of its Legal Regulation", 1992; “Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law in Guatemala,” for the bulletin of the TerraLex Intellectual Property Practice Group, August, 1998; International Intellectual Property Law, first printing 2005 (published by Aspatore Books); Article: "The Progress of IP Law in the Guatemalan and Central American Region", of IP Client Strategies in Central and South America, a publication of leading lawyers on building client relationships, understanding the impact of recent cases and developments, and recognizing regional influences of Intellectual Property Law, from the Inside the Minds series, Thomson Reuters/Aspatore books, 2009.
Guatemalan Bar Association; International Trademark Association (INTA); Interamerican Association of the Intellectual Property (ASIPI); International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).
Intellectual Property, Industrial Property and Real Estate
Foreign Languages: English