Regional IP director
Fabiola Torres joined LatinAlliance as a junior associate in the corporate/commercial department in 2012. After a few years, Torres took over the services of trademark registration, copyright, patents and licences and created the IP practice area in the firm. The team is composed entirely of women with offices in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. As head of the IP department, Torres has negotiated several deals with clients in the life sciences sector, including Stein Laboratories, Medikem, and Grupo Carval. She is part of the IP committee in the American Chamber of Commerce, which evaluates and discusses new reforms and legislations that affect the IP practice in the region. Torres is also a member of INTA and ASIPI, and is approved by the Latin American Corporate Counsel Association. Between 2017 and 2018, Torres completed a master’s degree in business administration at the Adolfo Ibáñez University in Chile.