Carlos is one of the most prominent experts in Intellectual Property in El Salvador and is Partner of the Firm and Director of the Litigation Division, supervising Intellectual Property and Corporate issues. He is the author of one of the first Intellectual Property Treaties of the country. He has written several articles about Intellectual Property, which have been published by institutions as the Central American Economic Integration System (SIECA). Currently, he is a professor of Intellectual Property, Arbitration and Civil Procedures in varios universities in El Salvador. He has over 30 years of experience in Intellectual Property supporting the defense of Intellectual Property rights. He has also been a speaker on CAFTA DR: Trademarks and Copyright issues. Carlos Has been designated by the Comission of Culture of the Supreme Court of Justice as a panelist on Intellectual Property and International Trade matters.
He has also participated in the central american effort to update the regional Intellectual Property legislation by several programs hosted by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). From 2001 to 2002, he was part of the legal advisory team of the Ministry of Economy on the new Trademark Law. In addition, he also acted as Advisor to the private sector in the Intellectual Property negotiation tables of CAFTA-DR y CAFTA with México.
In his capacity as international consultant, he has participated in events hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of Dominican Republic (Amcham), Chemonics International, among others.
He is a member of the Interamerican Intellectual Property Association (ASIPI) and has worked with the different Subcommittees of the International Trademark Association (INTA). He is a member and counselor of the Salvadoran Designers Association and has acted as founding member and President of the Intellectual Property and Legal Committees of the American Chamber of Commerce in El Salvador-AmCham .
He was awarded in January 2011 by the Republic of Peru with the Merit Order for distinguished services, in the degree of "COMENDADOR", in recognition of the legal defense, titularity and procedence of the Peruvian Denomination of Origin PISCO.
Romero Pineda & Asociados
Edificio AVANTE, Suite 5-01, Blvd. Luis Poma Santa Elena, Antiguo