Diogenes Velasquez V.
is a Lawyer and Notary Public, an associate at Aczalaw Nicaragua Firm and is head of the IP division of Aczalaw Nicaragua Firm. Mr Velasquez specialises in intellectual property law, labour law, consumer law and competition. During recent years Mr Velasquez has been developing his professional practice in the field of intellectual and industrial property law, advising and representing leading companies in different sectors, such as fashion, food, telecommunications, financial services, food and beverages, etc, in contentious and non-contentious matters (including the elaboration of legal opinions) in very different matters, but above all in matters related to the protection of intellectual property rights. His practice includes not only the processing and registration of rights before the respective national offices and their application before the competent judicial and administrative authorities, but also litigation in the administrative office before the oppositions of third parties, objections and appeals. In terms of labour law, he has accumulated experience in labour counselling in mergers, acquisitions, business restructuring processes, termination of employment contracts, lay-offs; advice on disciplinary and sanctioning files; due diligence of companies. He has also advised companies in compliance with regulations on consumer rights and competition. He speaks English and Spanish.