Trademark and Copyright Director

Gilberto Martínez Maldonado is one of the co-founders of IBERBRAND® and heads the Firm's Trademark and Copyright Department. Gilberto brings over 16 years of experience to his practice which encompasses all aspects of trademark and copyright law and specifically includes: searching advice, prosecution matters, licensing and assignments of trademark and copyright, and intellectual property due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. He serves as the primary point of contact for numerous senior managers, brand managers, in-house counsel, technology transfer professionals and inventors from various industries around the world.

He received his law degree from the Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City and went on to receive a post graduate degree in Intellectual and Industrial Property also from the Universidad Panamericana.

Gilberto is very active in the international Intellectual Property law community. During his many years of practice, he has taken an active role, serving on a number of committees and with IP-related organizations. Currently he is a member of the Trademark Committee of Marques and served as a member of the Trademark Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA) from 2007-2011. He is also an "observer" at the Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA).

When Gilberto is not advising his clients he loves watching and playing soccer and traveling.


Intellectual Property Law
Commercialization of Intellectual Property
Trademark Prosecution and Consulting
Domain Names
Copyright Law


Asociación Mexicana para la Protección de Propiedad Intelectual (AMPPI)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Pharmaceutical Trademark Group
Observer at Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA)


LL.B. Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City
LL.M. Postgraduate in Intellectual Property, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City


English and Spanish