Yvette H. Ayala has been an attorney with Rogero Law since 2012.
Ms. Ayala focuses her practice in the field of Intellectual Property and Business law. She advises her clients through all phases of Trademark and Copyright – from performing trademark clearance, preparing applications for registration with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or U.S. Copyright Office, and preparing licensing agreements and assignments, to preparing cease and desist letters and carrying out pre-litigation negotiations and resolutions. She is experience in responding to and resolving Office Actions as well as creating both national and international intellectual property protection strategies for clients.
Ms. Ayala also offers general counsel services to start-ups and entrepreneurs. She guides her clients in entity formation, risk management, and process implementation. She provides strategic counsel with respect to drafting and negotiating shareholder agreements, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, distribution agreements, etc.
Leadership, Membership & Honors
Ms. Ayala was born and raised in Miami, where she pursued an undergraduate degree at Florida International University. She earned a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in English before ultimately delving into the study of law at the Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University.
Ms. Ayala is fluent in written and spoken Spanish and English.
In her tenure as an attorney, Ms. Ayala has served in the Entertainment Arts and Sports Law and Animal Law section of the Florida Bar, the Dade County Bar Association and the Miami Dade Chapter of Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She has also contributed her legal talents toward pro bono cases for Lawyers for Children of America for a number of years.
“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” – Jane Goodall
In addition to her commitments to enrich the legal field in Miami Dade County, Ms. Ayala has also been devoted to volunteerism by giving back through various organizations like the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami-Dade Animal Services (Adoption Center) and Zoo Miami.
Moreover, because she has always been passionate about saving animals, for several years Ms. Ayala has worked with local agencies to rescue animals from kill shelters and find them temporary placement until permanent homes can be found. In 2018, she expanded her impact by founding Reclaimed Earth, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the conservation of critically endangered animals world-wide.
In every aspect of her life, she seeks to empower compassion in others to create workability where it is lacking in the world.