Adriana Barrera

Managing Partner at BARLAW – Barrera & Asociados

Adriana Barrera is the founder and managing partner of BARLAW – Barrera & Asociados. She is a recognised IP lawyer with over 23 years of experience in advising global corporations, preparing integral brand protection strategies, conducting litigation and enforcement proceedings in relation to unfair competition, copyright, trademarks and data privacy. She was the president of the IP Commission of the American Chamber of Commerce in Peru (AMCHAM, 2017-2018). She actively participates in working committees in international associations such as INTA, MARQUES, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) and the International Anti-counterfeiting Coalition (IACC). She also frequently writes for international IP magazines.


  • PAD School of Senior Management, University Piura (Peru), 2017
  • LLM, University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Centre) (United States), 2001
  • Postgraduate diploma, University of Salamanca (Spain), 1999
  • JD, University of Lima (Peru), 1997

Membership and affiliations

She is an active member of INTA, MARQUES, the AIPPI, ASIPI, the IACC, the Peruvian Association of Industrial Property, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, AMCHAM and Lima Bar Association.


Ms Barrera has been recognised as a leading lawyer in the following international rankings and magazines:

  • Managing Intellectual Property’s (MIP) IP Stars 2019 and 2020;
  • WTR 1000;
  • The Legal 500;
  • Chambers and Partners;
  • Latin Lawyer – Specialist Law Firm Leader 2019;
  • WIPR Influential Women 2019;
  • MIP’s Top 250 Women in IP 2019 and 2020;
  • Leaders League;
  • WTR Global Leaders: Private practice;
  • Benchmark litigation;
  • IAM Patent 1000; and
  • Patent Lawyer.

Professional associations

  • INTA

Sample client list

  • Amazon Technologies
  • Chanel SARL
  • Ferring International
  • Guccio Gucci
  • HP Company
  • MF Brands Group (Lacoste)
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Puma SE
  • Spin Master
  • UL LLC

Firm details

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

Contact details

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