Ana E. Hernandez

Junior Partner

Email: ahernandez@hpcd.com
Phone: + 58 212 201 8532

 

Areas of Practice

  • Trademarks
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

 

Education

  • Candidate for the diploma of Civil Procedural Law Specialist. Universidad Central de Venezuela. 2015.
  • Graduate studies in Constitutional Law, Major in Administrative and Contentious-Administrative Law. Instituto de Estudios Constitucionales. Caracas, Venezuela. 2010.
  • Law Degree. Universidad José María Vargas. 2010.

Professional Experience

Ana joined HPCD in 2011. Before joining the Firm, she worked at Rodríguez Lanz & Asociados in the civil, commercial and contentious-administrative law practice areas. She was also an attorney at Great Wall de Venezuela, handling commercial and civil matters, and an intern at Márquez & Márquez Abogados, gaining experience in trademarks, patents and sanitary registrations.  Nowadays, she works at Hoet Peláez Castillo & Duque as an Intellectual Property Attorney.

  • Prosecution in the trademark registration process at the Trademark Office.
  • Intellectual Property contentious matters: Oppositions, administrative appeals, cancellation and nullity actions, compliance of the client’s rights against infringers, and defense against trademark infringement prosecutions, trade dress and unfair competition infractions.
  • Judicial procedures related to Intellectual Property.
  • Drafting and negotiation of trademark co-existence agreements and other trademarks agreements.
  • Advice on registration strategy and trademark use risk.
  • Protection of well-known trademarks
  • Advice on applying administrative injunctions and judicial proceedings to Intellectual Property-related matters.

 

Memberships

  • Colegio de Abogados de Caracas [Caracas Bar Association]. Venezuela
  • Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI).
  • Venezuelan Association of Industrial Property Agents (COVAPI).

 

Publications

  • Science, Technology, and Innovation Act. Intellectual Property Focus Americas 2014. United Kingdom.

On the verge of rescuing IP. Intellectual Property Focus Americas 2012. United Kingdom.