Name: MARIA EUGENIA GARCIA FONSECA
Education: Universidad Redemptoris Mater, Nicaragua (Bachelor of Laws, 1998); INCAE and Georgetown University Law Center, Nicaragua (Postgraduate studies in the Executive Program on the Legal Aspects of International Business, 2004); World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Worldwide Academy, (Courses with honorable mention in: Brands, Patents, Copyrights and Related Rights; E-Commerce and Intellectual Property; Biotechnology and Intellectual Property).
Attorney at Law and Notary Public. Draftsperson of Rulings in the First District Civil Court, 1996; Legal Advisor in the Ministry of Governance, 1997-1999; Attorney specializing in Intellectual Property since 2000; Founder (2006) and current Head of the Intellectual Property Department of the law firm JARQUIN - GARCIA. Lecturer on Intellectual Property Law at the School of Legal Sciences of Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) from 2007 to date. Sub-delegada at Nicaragua. Professor of Intellectual Property Law for undergraduate education, postgraduate programs and Masters at Universidad Americana (UAM), 2011.
Selected by Latin Lawyer magazine as one of Latin America’s leading Intellectual Property specialists, 2005. Honored Member of the Who´s Who registry of professionals and executives due to her outstanding leadership and achievement in her area of practice, 2010.
Areas of Practice:
Intellectual Property Law, Trademark, Patent, Domain Name and Copyright Registration; Health Registration; E-trade; License Contract Negotiation; and Administrative, Civil and Criminal Lawsuits of all types related to Intellectual Property.
Languages: Spanish and English.