Marcela Robledo

Marcela Robledo

Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Marcela is a Partner in our San Francisco office. Marcela has significant experience handling all intellectual property, data and technology aspects in a wide range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing, collaboration agreements and joint ventures.

Marcela has practiced law in the United States and Colombia. She is a member of the American and California Bar Associations, as well as the International Trademark Association and the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Practice Focus

Marcela focuses her practice on technology transactions, and routinely advises public and private clients from all types of industries on the intellectual property, privacy and cybersecurity aspects of a wide range of corporate matters.

Representative Legal Matters

Prior to joining the Firm, Marcela advised on the following matters:

  • Advised Microsoft in the acquisition of Github
  • Advised Alibaba in a strategic partnership with Starbucks
  • Advised Syncsort in the acquisition of Pitney Bowes’ Software Solutions Business
  • Advised Dell in the acquisition of EMC and the sale of Dell’s software business
  • Advised Verisure in a commercial agreement with Arlo Technologies
  • Advised Microsoft in the acquisition of LinkedIn
  • Advised USAA in the sale of its wealth management and brokerage business to Charles Schwab and the sale of its asset management company to Victory Capital
  • Advised Microsoft in the acquisition of Skype Global Sarl
  • Advised Alibaba in its investment in Weibo Corporation and strategic alliance with SINA Corporation
  • Advised Despegar in its acquisition of Best Day Travel Group

Professional Honors

  • Legal 500 “Next Generation Lawyer” 2018 and 2019
  • Hispanic National Bar Association Top Lawyers under 40 Award 2018
  • Recipient, Leading Women in Technology Willpower, 2015
  • Fellow, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Leadership Council for Legal Diversity
  • American Bar Association Intellectual Property Section
  • Leading Women in Technology
  • ChIPs Women in IP
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals

Admissions

  • California~United States (2007)
  • Colombia (2001)

Education

  • New York University School of Law (LLM) (2006)
  • Universidad de Los Andes (LLM) (2004)
  • Universidad Javeriana (JD) (2001)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Firm Committee Memberships

  • North America Intellectual Property and Technology