Simon Valverde
Partner
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Educational Background

  • University of New Hampshire, School of Law, LL.M. 2006.
  • Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica, San José, Costa Rica. Post-graduate Studies in Notary Law, 2005.
  • University of Costa Rica, Law Degree, 2004.

Memberships

  • Costa Rican Bar Association
  • Notary Public
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Costa Rican Association of Intellectual Property Professionals (APPICR).

Languages

  • Spanish and English

Articles

El diseño si importa. El Financiero, May 11, 2014 

Distintividad Sobrevenida en el Derecho Marcario Costarricense.Revista Redem, February, 2014 

Are you using correctly your mark in Costa Rica. Lexology, March 6, 2014 

El uso necesario de la Propiedad Industrial. El Financiero, February 10, 2014 

Double patenting in Costa Rica. Lexology, January 22, 2014

Aspectos que debe considerar al manejar licencias de marcas. El Financiero, November 17, 2013

Efectiveness of patent examiner interviews. Lexology, September 12, 2013 

Las interfases gráficas de usuario ahora pueden ser protegidas de otra manera. El Financiero, September 2, 2013 

Dos sonados casos de propiedad intelectual. La Nación, August 20, 2013

Web agita derechos de autor. El Financiero, May 12, 2013

Los secretos deben cuidarse. El Financiero, January 20, 2013

El dueño de la invención. El Financiero, November 11, 2012

Valore el aporte de sus ideas. El Financiero, May 27, 2012

Proteja sus ideas publicitarias. El Financiero, March 11, 2012 

Uso correcto de las marcas. El Financiero, January 8, 2012

Nuevo edificio de Propiedad Intelectual. La Nación, January 6, 2012

El vigor de los Derechos de Autor. El Financiero, November 27, 2011

Audite activos intelectual . El Financiero, October 23, 2011

La creatividad ante la ley . El Financiero, January 30, 2011

Innovación y Desarrollo . Diario La Nación. January 6, 2011

Proteja sus invenciones . El Financiero. July 26, 2009

Escoja su marca sin líos legales . El Financiero. April 27, 2008

Temor Infundado . Diario La Nación. June 12, 2007

Proteja con la ley el Know How de su empresa . El Financiero. March 13, 2006

 

Simon Valverde is partner at Castro & Pal Abogados. Mr. Valverde holds a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property, Commerce and Technology Law from University of New Hampshire, School of Law. He also underwent special post-graduate studies in Notary Law from the Universidad Autónoma de Centroamérica. He is the coordinator of the Intellectual Property Department at the Firm. Additionally, he served as of counsel of the Vice Dean’s Office of Investigation of the University of Costa Rica and the Management Unit for Knowledge Transfer for Innovation (PROINNOVA) of the University of Costa Rica, in the subject of intellectual property and technology transfer. Since 2011 he is a faculty member of the Intellectual Property course of the Criminal Law Master Degree program at Universidad Latina of Costa Rica (a member of the Laureate International Network) and currently he is faculty member of the Intellectual Property Master Degree program at Universidad Estatal A Distancia de Costa Rica.