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Nicole M. López Luque


Nicole is an associate in the Intellectual Property Department of the firm.

Her practice involves providing comprehensive advice to both national and multinational clients on Intellectual Property matters. She assistsclients in registering their intangible assets before the General Directorate of Industrial Property Registration (DIGERPI), the National Copyright Directorate, the National Customs Authority, and the Colon Free Trade Zone. In addition to her advisory role, Nicole supports clients in judicial proceedings in this field and in administrative and judicial proceedings related to Competition and Monopoly.

Nicole’s expertise extends to filing arbitration claims in domain-related issues before the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). She has also been involved in various administrative processes before the National Customs Authority related to the withholding of goods that violate Intellectual Property rights. Furthermore,she has experience in criminal proceedings before the Specialized Prosecutor's Office for Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity Offenses.

Beyond her legal work, Nicole has served as a lecturer on Copyright Law for both public and private institutions. She is a member of the Panamanian Association of Intellectual Property (APADEPI) and volunteers at the Kiwanis Las Perlas Club in Panama.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Law and Political Science, Universidad Católica Santa María la Antigua, 2017
  • Specialization in Intellectual Property, Industrial and New Technologies, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 2018.
  •  Master's in Business Administration, EUDE, 2022.
  • Diploma in Accusatory Penal System, Universidad del Istmo, Panama, 2023.
  • Courses on Copyright Law taught by ASIPI Academy.


  • Panamá, 2017


  • Recommended by The Legal 500 in Intellectual Property. 2023.


  • Panamanian Association of Intellectual Property (APADEPI)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)
  • Industrial Designs Committee - Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)
  • Club Kiwanis Las Perlas, Panamá


  • Spanish & English


Competition and Consumer Protection

Intellectual Property