María Milagros Nebreda
Maria Milagros joined HPCD in 1988, where she is the partner in charge of coordinating the intellectual property division. She previously worked at the Venezuelan Institute of Foreign Trade, gaining experience in intellectual property matters and community law. She also worked at Banco Consolidado, developing expertise in foreign exchange control and banking law.
Patricia began her career as an intern in HPCD (former Bentata Hoet & Asociados) in 1990, and became equity partner in 2003. She worked as a foreign legal counsel at Office Kirkpatrick (Belgium) from 1996 to 1998, and as an intern at Boden, De Bant, De Brauw, Jeantet & Uria (Belgium) in 1992.
Hugo has been HPCD’s IP General Manager since 2001 and became a partner in 2010, gaining vast experience in patents and trademarks.
Alicia joined HPCD as an attorney in 2001, and has been a Partner since 2013. She worked as a Legal Assistant at Adair Law Firm in New York, USA. during 1996-1998, and also as Legal Assistant for Peter Winship, Specialist in International Commercial Law at Southern Methodist University in Texas, USA during 1998-1999.
Joaquín joined HPCD in 2012 and became partner in 2016. He worked as International Trademark Counsel at Dineff Trademark Law in Chicago, USA, where he gained a valuable international perspective.
Delfina obtained a Law Degree from the Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV) in 1981. She joined HPCD in 1997, and currently leads the Venezuelan Trademarks Department.
Since joining HPCD during 2003, Matías has been advising and establishing strategies in the protection of the Intellectual Property Rights of his clients in Venezuela, on aspects such as trademarks, copyrights, inventions, multiple protection..
Karen Incera de Bilbao
Karen joined HPCD in 2016 as an attorney in the Changes of Ownership, Renewals and Licenses Department and soon became a Junior Partner at the firm, coordinating the department.