Diógenes Velasquez specialises in intellectual property law, labour law, consumer law and competition. He has represented leading companies in different sectors, such as fashion, food, telecommunications, financial services, food and beverages in contentious and non-contentious matters. His practice includes registration of rights before the IP Registry Office, litigation in the administrative office in front of oppositions of third parties, objections and appeals, and matters in connection with compliance with regulations on IP, consumer rights and competition. In the labour law area, he has accumulated experience in labour counselling linked to mergers, acquisitions, business restructuring processes and layoffs; advice on disciplinary and sanctioning files; and due diligences of companies operating in different business sectors. He has a diploma in intellectual property from UPOLI and a postgraduate degree in procedural labour and social security law, with emphasis on oral litigation, from the Institute of Higher Judicial Studies of the Supreme Court. He was admitted to the Supreme Court of Nicaragua in 2011 and speaks English and Spanish.