Nadia A. Ortiz Quezada
Nadia Ortiz’s practice and academic background are focused on intellectual property, commercial law, human rights and personal data protection.
She obtained her licentiate degree in Law and Political Science from the Universidad de Panama, and continued her professional training in several European universities including Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal), Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca (Spain), and Universidad de Salamanca (Spain), where she completed a Ph.D. in New Trends in Private Law, with honours. Her Doctoral Thesis “Technologies and Personal Data Protection” was awarded the first place in the Category “A” of Unpublished and/or Original Researches by the Spanish Agency of Data Protection.
In 2008 she joined the prestigious law firm Benedetti & Benedetti, where she later became responsible for the trademark filings department.
Nadia has been a contributor to various academic publications, with works such as “Humanity against terrorism”, “The Right to Privacy and Society Network: compatibility or friction?”, “Brief Comments to the amendments introduced to the Panamanian IP Law” published in the Revista de Derecho of the Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Chile, and Lex, the magazine of the Panama Bar Association.
Memberships: Panama Bar Association, Panamanian Association of Intellectual Property Law – APADEPI, collaborator of the Ibero-American Data Protection Observatory.
Languages: Spanish and English.
When not at the office, you can find Nadia riding her bike, reading or making oil and /or acrylic paintings.