Monique Ferrer is a partner at our Intellectual Property Department and also the Head of the Regulatory & Compliance Department of our firm.
Monique represents local and foreign companies and individuals on the prosecution of intellectual property rights before the Ministry of Trade and Industries of Panama, as well as the protection and enforcement of such rights before the Courts of Justice, specialized in intellectual property.
Her regulatory and compliance work includes representing and 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 obtaining marketing authorization for these products.
She holds a Law and Political Sciences Degree from the Universidad Católica Santa Maria La Antigua, Panama, and a Post-Graduate Degree in Intellectual Property from the Universidad de Castilla–La Mancha, Toledo, Spain.
Her expertise is recognized by the legal community who acknowledge her level of skill with recommendations and rankings as leading practitioner by Chambers and Partners Latin America who describe her as “very professional and with good knowledge of IP matters” and has also been ranked as an IP Starby the Managing Intellectual Property publication.
Monique is an active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA); the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) -where she was a member of the Trade Dress and Industrial Designs Committee from 2012-2015 and currently of the Regulatory Affairs Committee from 2015-2018-; the Panamanian Association of Industrial Property (APADEPI) and the Panama Bar Association.