Ximena Souza Ferreira

Ximena Souza Ferreira is co-head of the Intellectual Property and Life Sciences practice areas of Osterling Abogados. She advises an important portfolio of national and foreign clients on trademark, patent, consumer protection, unfair competition, advertising, health regulation and clinical trials. She is, at the same time, a leading specialist in fashion law. She also has significant experience in administrative law and transport and telecommunications law.

Ximena provides comprehensive advice on the registration, protection and defence of trademarks, patents, copyrights and domain names, and on administrative proceedings before the Instituto Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia y de la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual ꟷ Indecopi (National Institute for the Defence of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property ꟷ Indecopi). Her practice includes legal advice on advertising regulation, particularly in comparative and commercial advertising. On the litigation side, she handles complex litigation on trademark disputes, unfair competition and counterfeiting.

In addition, she has extensive knowledge of the regulations for obtaining authorisations and sanitary registrations, both for food and beverages and for cosmetic, pharmaceutical and veterinary products, test data protection and product labelling. She frequently represents clients in proceedings before the Dirección General de Fiscalización en Salud Ambiental e Inocuidad Alimentaria – Digesa.
She also advises leading pharmaceutical laboratories on the conduct of clinical trials within the framework of current legislation.

In the field of fashion law, Ximena represents leading brands in the fashion industry, such as Armani, Yves Saint Laurent and L’Oreal, among others.

Her practice also covers the processing and obtaining of authorisations for transport infrastructure, broadcasting licences and building permits.

Ximena’s clients highlight her “great experience and capacity”, as well as her “in-depth knowledge” of the matters in her charge (Chambers & Partners LatAm). The prestigious French publication Leaders League recognises her innovative practice of law applied to fashion design and qualifies her as a “highly recommended” lawyer in this field.

Ximena Souza Ferreira has worked at Osterling Abogados throughout her professional career.

She speaks Spanish, English and Portuguese.




  • Lawyer, University of Lima

    Lima, 2005


  • Lima Bar Association.

  • Peruvian Association of Intellectual Property - APPI

  • Interamerican Association of Industrial Property - ASIPI

  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle - AIPPI

  • European Communities Trade Mark Association - ECTA


Ximena enjoys running and is passionate about marathons.



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