Marissa Lasso de la Vega Ferrari is a Partner at the Firm and Head of the Intellectual Property Department which includes Regulatory, Compliance and Data Privacy. She also plays an active role in our Litigation Department regarding antitrust and con- sumer protection disputes, and intellectual property enforcement.
Marissa has a Law and Political Sciences degree and a Master of Commercial Law, both from the Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua. She also completed the Studies in U.S. Legal Methods at the George Washington University Law School.
Described by Chambers and Partners Latin America as “a very talented IP lawyer” and in Latin Lawyer 250 as “one of the best IP lawyers in the country”. She has also been voted by corpo- rate counsel as a leading practitioner in LACCA for her work in Intellectual Property.
Member of the Panama Bar Association and the Panamanian Association of Industrial Property (APADEPI) where she occu- pied a place on the Board of Directors from 2008-2012 and cur- rently acts as President (2017-2019).
She is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and has acted in various committees and offices there since 2005. Marissa is a member of the American Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama (AMCHAM) where she has been both a member and the Secretary of the Board of Directors and also the Chair of the Legislation and Taxation Committee. Finally, she is a member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry where she has continuously acted as legal counsel to the board of directors since 2009.
Marissa is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), where she is since 2018 chair of the KnowledgeNet in Panama City.