Edy Guadalupe Portal, Partner


  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Unfair Competition
  • Anticounterfeiting
  • Foreign Investment
  • Food and Drug Registration
  • CAFTA issues
  • Licensing and Franchising
  • Mercantile Law
  • Litigation
  • Internet Law

The Current Chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property Department, Edy Portal has been recognized as the Salvadoran voice of Intellectual Property Protection since 1995. During her career, Ms. Portal has helped numerous national and international corporations and outside counsel with all facets of their IP interests in El Salvador and Central America.

Within INTA, she updates the Country Guide for El Salvador, collaborates as a faculty member of INTA's course on International Trademark Law and Practice during the annual meeting, and was the Salvadoran correspondent for The Trademark Reporter for more than 10 years.   She additionally is a Founding Board Member and current President of the Salvadoran Association of Intellectual Property (ASPI), serves on the Technical Committee of Trademark Attorneys at the Salvadoran Trademark and Patent Office, and represents her firm on the IP Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM). She has been the Salvadoran National Delegate for the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) for several terms and was elected the first President of the AIPPI regional group for Central America and the Caribbean. She also coordinates global Intellectual Property Protection for the firm.




Spanish, English and knowledge of French



  • University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Master of Laws (LL.M.), specialization in Intellectual Property and Business Law.
  • Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property, University of New Hampshire, Intellectual Property Summer Institute (IPSI).
  • Yale University, Managing Program for Lawyers (MPL), New Haven, Connecticut.
  • International Arbitration Course organized by ASIPI, WIPO and Bogotá Chamber of Commerce. Cartagena, Colombia.
  • Florida International University, X Course in International Commerce Negotiation. IP Rights: From Negotiation to Implementation. Miami, Florida.
  • Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado, J.D. Law, El Salvador.


  • Since 2011, she has been ranked in Band 1 of prestigious Law Directory Chambers & Partners.

  • Practice Head Edy Guadalupe Portal is considered "a renowned lawyer in the IP field" by market sources, who go on to describe her as "highly responsive and reliable with very clear expertise in IP cases." They add: She does whatever is necessary for her clients. Chambers & Partners
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Col. Escalón,
San Salvador, El Salvador



International Trademark Association (INTA)

Inter-american Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)

Salvadorean Association of Intellectual Property (ASPI)

European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA)

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI)

Institute of Trademark Agents (ITMA)

Intellectual Property Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce