Gilberto Martínez Maldonado

Director and Founding Partner

Gilberto Martínez is one of the co-founding partners of IBERBRAND® He heads the Firm´s Trademark and Copyright Department, bringing over twenty years of experience to his practice which encompasses all aspects of trademark and copyright law, particularly covering: searching advice, prosecution matters, licensing and assignments of trademark and copyright, and intellectual property due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. He is 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 postgraduate degree in Intellectual and Industrial Property from the same University.

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).

He has been ranked on the Clients Choice Awards and for several years has been also ranked in Chamber and Partners.

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


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


International Trademark Association (INTA)
Observer at Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA)
American Bar Association IP Section (ABA)


English and Spanish