Carlos Valedon

Carlos Valedon

International and LATAM Of Counsel

Carlos Valedon is an active partner at Márquez Henriquez Ortín & Valedon Law Firm, Caracas, Venezuela and member of The Advisory Board of Llorente y Cuenca His Venezuelan practice focused on Corporate law, Intellectual property and commercial arbitration.
Carlos Valedon graduated from Université de Laval (Canada) in 1993 where he earned a Master of Laws in International Commercial Law. He is originally from Venezuela where he earned a Law Degree from the Universidad Santa Maria in 1989. Admitted at the Caracas Bar since 1989.
Carlos is a member of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Venezuelan American Chamber of Industry and Commerce (VENAMCHAM), the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the Association des Practiciens du Droit des Marques et des Modèles (APRAM).
He taught “Alternative Means of Dispute Resolution in International Business Transactions” and “Commercial Law” at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the Central University of Venezuela, Caracas.


  • Referee for the Centers Arbitration of the Chamber of Commerce of Caracas and CEDCA and former President of the respective committees.
  • Appointed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as a consultant for the mediation of the Arbitration Center of the Caracas Chamber of Commerce (1999).
  • Adviser to the Permanent Commission of Economy of the Senate of the Congress of the Republic of Venezuela for the enactment of the Law on Commercial Arbitration (1997- 1998).
  • Secretary of the national section in Venezuela of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) based in Paris (1998).
  • Speaker and lecturer on alternative means of dispute resolution, as well as the legal aspects of and Intellectual Property rights of the Internet and E-Commerce.


  • Spanish
  • French
  • English