Guillermo López Davis

Correo Electrónico: glopezdavis@bufelco.com.gt

Short description

Serves as Managing Partner of the firm since 2011. He focuses his professional practice in rendering legal advice to companies in corporate, transactional and tax aspects. During his professional career, which spans for more than 20 years, he has served as outside legal counsel for multiple companies, having also participated in an important number of mergers and acquisitions, loan structuring and other financial transactions (including syndicated loans) and in other significant corporate and commercial dealings. He also has extensive experience in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, being one of the leading lawyers in the field.

Academic Profile

 

Francisco Marroquin University, 1998

Lawyer and Notary Public

 

Francisco Marroquin University (ESEADE), 2003 (Cum Laude)

MBA, Magister Artium in Business Administration and Business Law

 

University of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain, 1999

Post-graduate Studies in Trademark and Competition Law

 

University of New Hampshire, 2012

Certificate in Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Summer Institute (IPSI)

Professional Associations

 

  • Association of Lawyers and Notaries of Guatemala
  • Guatemalan Association of Industrial Property Attorneys
  • Ibero-American Intellectual Property Association
  • International Trademark Association

 

Legal Rankings Obtained

 

  • Chambers Latin America 2010 (Intellectual Property and Corporate Law)
  • Chambers Latin America, 2011 – 2018 (Intellectual Property)
  • Latin Lawyer

Legal 500

Other Activities and Special Mentions

 

  • Author of INTA’s Country Guide chapter  for Guatemala, in relation to trademarks – International Trademark Association (INTA) – 2012 to date.
  • Collaborator of the World Bank DOING BUSINESS Guides.
  • Assistant Professor, Francisco Marroquin University.

Languages

 

Spanish – English

 

Practice Area

 

  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Civil Law (Contracts)
  • Intellectual Property (Trademarks and Patents)
  • Consumer Law (business approach)
  • Employment Law (employer oriented)
  • Litigation in exercise areas