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Alfaro López

He joined the Firm in 2007, specialized in Intellectual Property.


Alfaro joined the firm in 2007.

He is a member of the Intellectual Property practice group. His professional practice focuses particularly on counseling, management, maintenance and protection of patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names, commercial names, advertising signs and any other distinctive signs in Guatemala, as well as ensuring the effective enforcement of intellectual property rights.

His expertise lies in helping clients identify, protect and leverage the value of their intellectual assets by developing a unique course of action for each case.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Law and Social Sciences, Rafael Landívar University, 2010.
  • Attorney-At-Law and Notary, Degree in Justice, Juridical and Social Sciences, Panamericana University, 2013
  • Master’s Degree in Policy and Communication, Panamericana University, 2017
  • Postgraduate studies in Intellectual Property, University of San Carlos de Guatemala and the Commercial Law Institute, 2017
  • He has attended courses in the areas of Marketing (Rafael Landívar University - 2011); Intellectual Property (Inter-American Intellectual Property Association - 2008); Notarial Law (Guatemalan Notarial Law Institute - 2007); Legal English (Rafael Landívar University - 2006); Alternative Dispute Resolution (Guatemalan Industrial Chamber - 2005) and Human Rights (Rafael Landívar University - 2003 and 2004).
  • He has participated in workshops such as: "The Implementation of the Trademark Law Treaty (TLT) and the Amendments to the Industrial Property Law" (Guatemalan Chamber of Intellectual Property - 2016); “Case Law and International Treaties on Intellectual Property” (IURISTEC - 2016); and “Trademark Law in National Case Law” (IURISTEC - 2015).
  • He is part of the teaching faculty of the Industrial Design Degree of the Faculty of Architecture and Design of the Rafael Landívar University.

Publications and Contributions

  • Bulletin: “Intangible assets in times of COVID-19 – Protection of Intellectual Property”, Carrillo y Asociados – 2020.
  • Bulletin: "Smuggling in Guatemala: Recent Figures and Future Perspective", Carrillo y Asociados - 2019.
  • “The need to disseminate the function of the Intellectual Property Registry of Guatemala as a tool for competitiveness”, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala, 2017
  • Thesis: “Fundamental elements for an Intellectual Property policy in Guatemala”, Universidad Panamericana, 2016
  • Thesis: "The protection of distinctive signs and their protection through the renewal procedure", Universidad Panamericana, 2013.
  • Thesis: "The protection of industrial design and the protection of distinctive signs", Universidad Rafael Landívar, 2010.


  • Guatemalan Bar Association
  • Guatemalan Chamber of Intellectual Property
  • Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property -ASIPI-
  • International Trademark Association -INTA

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property Substantive

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Gabriel Cabrera

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Ana Lucía Chávez

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