DLA Piper announced today that Ana Teresa Barreto has joined the firm as of counsel and head of the Industrial and Intellectual Property practice in Peru.
Barreto is a well-established lawyer with more than 20 years of significant experience providing strategic advice on patent, trademarks and copyrights, among other registration procedures, as well as litigation in IP-related matters. She represents companies across multiple sectors, including retail, pharma, food and beverage, gastronomy and tourism, entertainment, banking, mining, construction, agro-industry and education, among others.
“Ana Teresa is widely considered a talented IP practitioner, and her skills and experience will complement our existing capabilities and allow us to offer an ever more comprehensive range of services for our clients in Peru and throughout the region,” said Ricardo Escobar, managing partner of DLA Piper Peru.
“Ana Teresa’s arrival will help to further strengthen DLA Piper’s reputation as one of the world’s leading intellectual property practices,” added Ann Ford, DLA Piper’s US chair and global co-chair of Clients and Sectors, and US chair and global co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice. “Her experience enhances our capabilities in key sectors in the region and strengthens our global platform.”
Barreto was previously CEO and general director at ClarkeModet Peru, where she regularly managed intellectual property related to new products and innovative developments.