Medalith Albarracin

Partner at BARLAW – Barrera & Asociados

Medalith Albarracin is a senior associate of BARLAW – Barrera & Asociados. She is a recognised lawyer with over nine years of trademark prosecution experience. She is an expert in legal counselling, defence and registration of trademarks, trade names, inventions and plant varieties in Peru and abroad. Ms Albarracin joined BARLAW in 2014 and is in charge of IP protection and defence strategies for prominent companies in different market sectors. For example, she has worked on the strategy to protect the 3D marks of Crocs Inc and Chanel SARL, and the colour mark of Honda Motor Co Ltd. She has prosecuted several industrial designs for Caterpillar Inc and Telefonica SA and prepared clearance reports for Colgate-Palmolive Company for new products. She has also prosecuted patent and plant varieties applications.


  • Master’s candidate in intellectual property with focus on pharmaceutical law (2020)
  • LLB and JD from the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (2011 and 2013)
  • Mexico Summer School on Intellectual Property (WIPO Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, 2015)
  • Various courses on intellectual property at WIPO and the National Institute for the Defence of Free Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property

Memberships and affiliations

She is an active member of the Peruvian Association of Industrial Property, the Lima Bar Association, INTA and MARQUES.


  • The Legal 500
  • WTR 1000
  • WIPR Influential Women 2019
  • IAM Patent 1000
  • Leaders League

Professional associations

  • INTA

Sample client list

  • Berlitz Investment Corp
  • Caterpillar Inc
  • Citrix Systems Inc
  • Credicorp Capital
  • Inkia Energy
  • Japan Tobacco Inc
  • LEGO Juris
  • LVMH Fashion Group

Firm details

BARLAW – Barrera & Asociados
Avenue El Polo 405
Office 610 Santiago de Surco
Lima 15023

Contact details

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