Gabriela Miranda

San Pedro, Barrio Los Yoses, Avenida 10, Calle 37, San José, Costa Rica
+506 2283-3070

Experience: Gabriela Miranda is the Director of the Intellectual Property Department at Lexincorp Costa Rica. He counts with a highly experienced team, treating all issues related to Intellectual Property.

Ms. Miranda has over 12 years of experience in the area, providing advice and consultancy services in trademark registration procedure, nullities, oppositions, trademark cancellations, change of name, assignments, administrative process appeals, trade names and slogans. Responsible for the patents and PCT procedures, registration, redaction, appeals, oppositions, administrative processes related to patents, in this sense Ms. Miranda has been certify by the WIPO as Patent Writer.

She has provided prosecution of intellectual property infringements such as administrative processes, civil litigation and criminal prosecution.

She is a legal advisor in use of image agreements, edition agreements, among other.

Ms. Miranda has been speaker on different panels with regards intellectual property, and prepared legal articles on national and international media.

The Intellectual Property legal team counts with extensive experience in providing legal advice and preparation of procedures related to the health registration of various products before the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica.

Educatio: Universidad Estatal a Distancia, San José, LLM Intellectual Property, January 2012-ended on April 2013. Thesis pending, Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho, San José. Public Notary, January 2012, Universidad de Costa Rica, Facultad de Derecho, San José, Attorney at Law, August 2007.

Languages: Spanish, English, Italian

Professional Associations

Bar Association, Professional Association of Intellectual Property in Costa Rica (APPICR), Inter-American Intellectual Property Association (ASIPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), Intellectual Property Commission at Intellectual Property Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Costa Rica.

Relevant Cases

Ms. Miranda immobilize and cancel the registration of a corporation, since it was improperly using a LEGO trademark It was a historic administrative ruling, since it was the first time that the immobilization and cancellation of a corporation was requested before the National Public Registry as an infringement of the Trademark law.

It was a national and international matter, and was published in various national and Central American media, as well as in radio.