F. Pamias, Esq.
Samuel F. Pamias-Portalatin focuses his practice in the area of
intellectual property law in Puerto Rico and in the United States. He
regularly litigates trademark, trade dress, false advertising,
distribution and unfair competition cases in the federal courts and
represents clients before the United States Patent and Trademark
Office. In addition to litigation, Mr. Pamias has extensive experience
in the clearance, prosecution, registration, protection, enforcement,
maintenance, and transfer of trademarks in Puerto Rico, the United
States and worldwide. He also advises clients on copyright registration
and infringement issues. Also, he is an adjunct professor of
Intellectual Property at the InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico
School of Law and a visiting professor at the Vytautas Magnus School of
Law in Lithuania.
Pamias graduated from the Interamerican University School of Law where
he served as President of the student counsel. During law school he was
a visiting student at the Complutense University in Madrid, Spain,
where he studied European Community and Private International Law.
Also, during law school, Mr. Pamias clerk for Prof. Alberto O. Jiménez
in the areas of extraordinary writs and for Prof. María Dolores Fernós
in the area of Constitutional law.
Mr. Pamias earned his Bachelors of
Arts in Social Science, magna cum laude, from the University of Puerto
Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, with a major in Political Science. He also
earned an Associate Degree in Arts in the State of Florida.
Pamias is admitted to practice as an attorney and a notary by the
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States District Court for the
District of Puerto Rico, the United States Court of Appeals for the
First Circuit, the United States Court of International Trade in New
York, the United States Court of Federal Claims in Washington, DC, the
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Supreme Court of the United
States of America.
Pamias is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
and the Interamerican Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI).
Also, serves on the advisory commission of the State Department of
Puerto Rico for revision of the trademark laws.