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Senior Associate
(503) 2264 9977

Mariana Fermina Bolaños Meardi is Senior Associate of García & Bodán and member of the Intellectual Property practice in El Salvador.

Her practice in the Intellectual Property department include managing portfolios for local, as well as for international clients in the regulatory area, which includes food, pharmaceutical and veterinary products.

Her experience in the area has driven her to manage and advice regarding the registration of diverse distinctive signs and copyright, as well of the related to infraction of the same and legal actions available for their protection.

  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks and other Distinctive Signs
  • Copyright
  • Sanitary registration of food products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, veterinary and agricultural products.
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patent
  • Consumer Rights
  • Commercial Promotions
  • New technologies
  • Personal data protection
  • Intellectual Property, The Legal 500, 2023.
  • Bachelor of Law with honorific distinction (CUM LAUDE), Universidad Dr. Jose Matias Delgado, 2012.
  • Excellence Award and High School graduate with honorific distinction, Escuela Americana, 2006.
  • Legal advice to Salvadorian company, due to trademark infraction and reverse confusion.
  • Legal consulting to recognized Salvadorian company in the food industry due to trade dress infraction.
  • Intellectual Property advisory, to company in El Salvador pioneer in the creation of applications for cell phones.
  • Comprehensive management of multi-national portfolios in Regulatory Affairs (Foods, Pharmaceuticals and Agrochemicals.
  • Legal advisory based on Intellectual Property to Nákar, Salvadorian company that employs women victims of abuse, related to the inscription of their distinctive signs.
  • Presenter on Copyright, Faculty of Legal Sciences at the Evangelical University of El Salvador, 2024.
  • Freedom of Expression in Cyberspace, LexLatin, October 2018.
  • Speaker at the Cosmetics Business Roundtable between El Salvador and Colombia, Procolombia, November 2017.
  • Participant at the X Ibero-American Administrative Law Forum, 2011.
  • Member of the Committee on Trade and Investment of the American Chamber of Commerce in El Salvador (AMCHAM – El Salvador).
  • Participant in the CyberCrime Course, given by Spanish Judge Miriam Guardiola, 2017.
  • Participant in the Course on Administrative Procedures, 2017.
  • Participant at the Medical Device Registration Seminar delivered by El Salvador’s Chemists’ and Pharmacists’ Association, 2017.
  • Commercial Arbitration Course – El Salvador’s Chamber of Commerce, 2012
  • Authorized to practice Law since 2012 and as Notary Public since 2014.
  • Bachelor of Law – Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado, 2012.
  • Participant at the X Ibero-American Administrative Law Forum, 2011.


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Italian (Intermediate)