George Walton Payne Q.C.

George Walton Payne is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Barbados on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact George directly using the contact details listed above.

George Walton Payne & Co. was established on August 1st 1978. The Firm has substantial experience in the Creation and Registration of Securities in Barbados. George Walton Payne & Co. provides a wide range of legal services which include Corporate and Commercial Law, International Business and Financial Services, Real Estate, Personal Injuries Negotiation and Settlement. George Walton Payne & Co. has clients in several countries covering all practice areas and in addition to English, communicates in Spanish and French.

Law Firm Partners:

List below:

  • Hon. George W. Payne, Q.C.
  • Hon. Dale D. Marshall, Q.C.
  • Andrew V. Thornhill
  • Tammy L. Bryan
  • Diana R. Douglin
  • Michael S. Alleyne

Law Firm Associates:

List below:

  • Shontelle N. Murrell

Khalid Massoudi

Khalid Massoudi is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Afghanistan on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Khalid directly using the contact details listed above.

MASNAD IP is a specialist trademarks law firm in Afghanistan. It strives to help individuals and businesses protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property rights, especially trademarks in Afghanistan. The firm continues to be internationally recognised as one of the leading Afghan firms of trademarks attorneys.

MASNAD IP is a forward-thinking, dynamic and innovative firm that is considered by its peers and clients as being at the forefront of its practice areas. The firm is known internationally for its quality of communication, proactivity, creativity and high standards in all IP matters. The MASNAD IP attorneys have broad-based technical knowledge and well-developed commercial acumen, and are creative in their approach.

The highly regarded trademark attorneys of MASNAD IP assist in the selection, protection, management and enforcement of trademarks, and advise on copyright and other IP issues for high-profile brands, most notably in the retail, food and drinks, events, finance, travel, telecommunication, sports merchandising, media, heritage and theatre industries.

John Moetteli, Esq.

John Moetteli is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Switzerland and Liechtenstein on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact John directly using the contact details listed above.

For about twenty years, John has been a practicing patent practitioner/Attorney-at-Law, licensed before the Swiss and Liechtenstein Patent Offices. John has represented famous individuals, luxury watch brands, as well as innovative companies, both small and large, before the U.S., Swiss, Liechtensteiner and International patent and trademark authorities.

His technical specialty is mechanical, IT, software, medical devices, and sports products. He is particularly specialised in preparing freedom to operate, invalidity and unenforceability opinions, as well as preparing and prosecuting patent, trademark and design applications. His experience preparing legal opinions gives him the ability to quickly and objectively assess infringement and validity, all helpful to fair and thoughtful determination in arbitration as well as in providing strategic litigation advice.

John is a member of the Association of International Business Lawyers (AIBL), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). He’s been inducted into the Order of the Barons and Order of the Coif, well-known honorary legal fraternities. He’s also the founder of the North American Attorney’s Association. He’s lectured for the Da Vinci School of Intellectual Property, the Swiss Patent Office, WIPO (as a WIPO Patent Expert) and the European Commission. He is currently lecturer in international intellectual property law for the Zurich School of Applied Sciences and has served as an IMD faculty for the Program for Executive Development (PED). He’s published several articles on the subject of intellectual property law as well.

Prior to moving to Switzerland over twenty years ago, John worked in the intellectual property section of Haynes & Boone LLP, a large general litigation firm with offices in Texas, Washington D.C. and Mexico City. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence magna cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center, a highly ranked law school. Prior to his experience with Haynes & Boone, John worked at NASA’s JSC with astronaut Joe Kerwin, the first physician in space. There his responsibilities included technology management as well as space station systems design. During this time, his work was featured on the Discovery Channel’s Invention Series cable television program.

John speaks fluent English, French and German.

Justiari P. Kusumah

Justi Kusumah is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Indonesia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Justi directly using the contact details listed above.

A leading figure in IP law in Indonesia, Justi oversees the Commercial IP, Telecommunication, Media and Technology practice group, as well as the Litigation & Enforcement, and Arbitration Team. Throughout his long legal career, Justi has advised and represented government agencies, state-owned enterprises, and numerous multinational companies on IP litigation and enforcement, transactions, legal due diligence, and other legal matters. Justi’s high-profile clients include the world largest software developer a and Indonesia’s state-owned telecommunication conglomerate.

Justi is involved in the drafting of many IP-related regulations as a member of a IP expert team under the Ministry of Law and Human Rights. He was a member of Indonesia’s delegations to USTR Public Hearing in Washington, USA, and to World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) General Assembly Meeting in Switzerland. He is also a member of various task forces under of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia and Ministry of Communications and Informatics.

In addition to his formal education, Justi Kusumah has attended various training courses in Indonesia, Singapore, Canada, the USA, France, Australia, Hong Kong, and Japan. He has acted as an instructor for various trainings organised by and for different Indonesian government institutions and universities.

Firm Overview:

K&K Advocates is a proud Indonesian firm with practices that cover Intellectual Property (IP), Corporate & Technology, and Dispute Resolution. Over the years we have extended our services from leading IP lawfirm in the country to other practice areas to cater to our clients need from across different industries. Our growing corporate practice covers investments, government procurement, and transactions in many commercial sectors, including Technology, Media, and Telecommunication (TMT). As part of our dispute resolution practice, our dedicated lawyers have represented clients in various general litigation, arbitration, bankruptcy, and IP litigation and enforcement cases.

Since our establishment, K& Advocates has been gaining a reputation as a leading IP expert in Indonesia. We have assisted multinational and local clients on several landmark cases related to copyright, patent, and trademark, from registration to enforcement and dispute resolution. In technology, we have helped leading e-commerce and technology companies navigate the country’s evolving TMT regulatory framework.

Adopting a holistic approach that covers the entire regulatory and enforcement spectrum, we go beyond advisory. We have acted as a nexus between businesses and regulators in the development of a stronger regulatory infrastructure in the country through our Government Outreach program, especially for the emerging Information Technology (IT) sector.

With a growing team of experienced attorneys with a wide range of expertise, K&K Advocates will continue to use such well-rounded approach in advising leading companies in the country.

Armando Mérida

Armando Mérida is our exclusively recommended Intellectual Property Law expert in Guatemala on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Armando directly using the contact details listed above.

As founder and partner of the Law Firm MÉRIDA Y ASOCIADOS in Guatemala City,  he has the experience of having worked at the Legal Department of prestigious international banks in Guatemala City, which enabled him to acquire knowledge and experience in national and international banking affairs. His Law Firm besides the important Intellectual Property field,  works also in Commercial and Civil Law matters. Merida Y Asociados was founded in 1994, and since then has worked with many local and international companies in the above mentioned fields.  The firm is conformed by a team of professional lawyers and assistants experienced in Intellectual Property, Civil and Commercial Law, and also Arbitration. .

The Law Firm is part of the international firm Justinian Lawyer, and is also an active member of AEA ( International Lawyers Network) INTA, ASIPI, CBBL(German speaking lawyers) .

The Firm is focused in giving their clients the best service in the fields that they work.

Clients can communicate with them in Spanish, English and German.

Maria Athanasiadou

Maria Athanasiadou is our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Maria directly using the contact details listed above.

HP&P is home to 11 fully qualified Attorneys with considerable experience in intellectual property matters over many years of practice and 40 highly specialised technical counsellors-patent translators. Two of our Attorneys are European Patent Attorneys. Most of our Attorneys are active members of various national and international professional bodies and regularly contribute to several publications in the IP field, both Greek and International.

At HP&P we serve our foreign clients in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. We closely collaborate with 40 technical counsellors, who have accredited degrees (the majority including post-graduate studies as well) in sciences, (e.g. physics, chemistry/biochemistry, biology and electrical/electronic, chemical and mechanical engineering). Most of them are or have been involved in academic research. They are competent translators for English, French and German and regularly provide consulting services of the highest quality, based on their technical expertise in patent matters.

Our client base covers a very broad spectrum including law firms and prestigious companies in the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, cosmetics, constructions, telecommunications, energy, biotechnology, food, alcoholic and soft beverages, fashion, finance and banking, education, and many more. Our clients range from the trademark and patent departments of large and small international companies directly represented by HP&P, through to multi-national and small companies represented by HP&P indirectly through trademark and patent agents from all over the world. In addition to our intellectual property activities in Greece, HP&P maintains a close collaboration with outstanding Law Offices in Cyprus and the Arabic countries and has acquired experience in the handling of trademark and patent matters in these countries for many years. In addition to that, our broad network of carefully selected IP law firms, with whom we have built a strong relationship of trust and confidence over the years, permits us to manage our clients’ IP portfolios in each and every country of the world where their interests extend.