Matías Pérez Irazábal

Junior Partner

Teléfono:+ 58 212 201 8597


Areas of Practice

  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Domain Names
  • Licenses & Technology Transfers



  • Spanish
  • French
  • English



  • Masters Degree in Intellectual Property. Universidad Metropolitana. Venezuela. 2008
  • Law Degree. Universidad Fermín Toro. Venezuela. 2003

Professional Experience

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, portfolios management, and strategies in the filing of trademarks, including the proper use of the local classification (International / Local). He has broad experience in defense proceedings (oppositions, cancellation and nullity actions); protection system through copyrights, and multiple protection systems; defense of intellectual property rights and investigations in cases of infringement.

  • Trademark protection projects
  • Licensing of intellectual property rights
  • Transfer of intellectual property rights
  • Domain names
  • Negotiation and mediation in intellectual property rights conflicts



  • Venezuelan Association of Industrial Property Agents (COVAPI)
  • Colegio de Abogados de Caracas [Caracas Bar Association].
  • American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (AIPLA)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Academy Alumni Member at The Center for American and International Law
  • Advisory Board at The Center for American and International Law



  • Graduate Thesis: Procedimientos para obtener la declarativa de notoriedad de las marcas comerciales en la legislación venezolana [Proceedings for Obtaining a Declaration of Notoriety of a Trademark within the Venezuelan Legislation]. Venezuela, 2008
  • Senior Thesis: Competencia desleal de las marcas comerciales venezolanas en la Comunidad Andina de Naciones [Unfair Competition of Venezuelan Trademarks within the Andean Community of Nations]. Venezuela, 2003