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Monique Ferrer C.


Monique is a Partner in both the Intellectual Property Department and the Health Sciences/Regulatory and Compliance Department of the firm.

She plays a crucial role in guiding clients through the intricate landscape of intellectual property (IP) and and health sciences regulations.

She has extensive experience in intellectual property law, including the analysis of specific regulations and compliance requirements related to IP and health sciences.

In addition, Monique actively supports projects related to IP. and collaborates with interested parties to structure agreements. Whether working with applicants and rights holders, she assists in the development of strategies for the effective protection and management intangible assets.

Monique represents both local and foreign companies and individuals in matters related to the prosecution of intellectual property rights before the Ministry of Commerce and Industries of Panama, as well as the protection and enforcement of such rights before the IP courts.

Her work in the life sciences sector involves advising companies on advertising and labelling compliance for pharmaceutical products, cosmetics, agrochemicals, medical devices, biomedical equipment and food and beverages. She also has extensive experience in securing the necessary marketing authorization for these products as well as the required Operation Licenses and special sanitary permits for manufacturers, distributors, and agencies.


  • Bachelor's degree in Law and Political Science, Universidad Católica Santa María la Antigua, 2004.
  • Postgraduate studies in Intellectual Property, University of Castilla-La Mancha, 2007.


  • Panamá, 2004.


  • Ranked by Chambers & Partners Latin America and Global in Intellectual Property. "Monique Ferrer is an excellent attorney; she's smart, knowledgeable and has great common sense”. Intellectual Property client for Latin America.
  • Ranked by IP Stars as Trademark and Patent Star.
  • Ranked for The Americas and The Caribbean 2023 - The Patent Lawyer Magazine.
  • Recommended Individual (Silver) - WTR1000 2023.
  • Ranked by The Legal 500 as Leading Individual in the Intellectual Property area. “Monique Ferrer knows our entire team and how to solve our issues, which gives us agility when dealing with matters internally and externally. Her warm attitude and response times stand out”. Intellectual Property client for Latin America.
  • Ranked by Who’s Who Legal: IP 2023.


  • Panamanian Association of Intellectual Property Law (APADEPI), Member of the Board of Directors 2023-2025. Member of the Commission of Women Leaders in IP.
  • International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), Titular National Delegate for Panama and President of the Regulatory Affairs Committee (2021-2023).
  • Panama Bar Association


  • Spanish & English


Intellectual Property

Life Sciences and Regulatory Compliance

Data Privacy and Protection