Ximena Souza-Ferreira is a partner with Osterling Abogados and Head of the Life Sciences practice group. She brings comprehensive legal advice to a major portfolio of domestic and foreign clients on obtaining sanitary registrations and authorisations - both for food and beverages as well as cosmetic, pharmaceutical and veterinary products, test data protection and product labelling.
She defends clients in administrative proceedings brought before the General Bureau of Environmental Health - Digesa - on a regular basis. She also advises the leading pharmaceutical laboratories on conducting clinical trials within the current legal framework.
Ximena is also a highly regarded practitioner on trademarks, patents, consumer protection, and unfair competition. Her practice includes advising on advertisement regulations, with a particular focus on comparative and commercial advertising. In terms of contentious areas, she handles complex court and administrative IP litigation.