Founding partner of the Venezuelan firm Marquez Henriquez Ortin y Valedon (MHOV), lawyer graduated from the Andrés Bello Catholic University, with master’s degrees in intellectual property from the Universidad de los Andes (ULA) and the John Marshall Law School (today the University of Chicago). He has more than 20 years advising national and international clients on issues related to Intellectual Property. He has been president of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Venezuelan American Chamber of Commerce (Venamcham), member of the Advisory Council of the Venezuelan College of Intellectual Property Agents (COVAPI), Principal and Alternate ASIPI Delegate for Venezuela before and has served as President and Secretary of several work committees in said association. Since 2012 he has been part of the Executive Committee of ASIPI, occupying the position of Director 2 in his first term and Secretary for the following two periods, a position he currently occupies. Additionally, he is part of the Famous Brands Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA). He has a degree thesis that achieved publication mention entitled “Conflicts between domain names and trademarks. Is it necessary to implement in Venezuela a dispute resolution mechanism regarding domain names in addition to the conflict resolution policy established by ICANN? ” He is the author of several articles related to the subject of Intellectual Property.