JoAnna Luna focuses her practice on international intellectual property transactions, software licensing, and cross-border research agreements for the development of new technology. Her legal education and experience in South America and Europe has prepared her to handle complex international matters. She began her career at one of Chile’s oldest and most prestigious law firms while earning her L.L.M. in international law. She is a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar and an alumna of the Hon. Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property Inn of Court. Upon returning to the United States, JoAnna worked as a pro bono attorney representing unaccompanied children in immigration proceedings. She then joined a shipping engineering services company as in-house intellectual property counsel prior to El Paso. JoAnna serves on AIPPI’s Standing Committee on IT and the Internet. She is admitted to practice in the State of Texas.

Languages: English, Spanish, French

Dual LL.M., International Law: Investments Trade and Arbitration, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg and Universidad de Chile, 2012

J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2010
Editor-in-Chief, Currents: International Trade Law Journal
Transactional Practice Program

B.A., Baylor University, 2004
International Studies (Business Track) and French

Professional Organizations:
Intellectual Property Law Section, State Bar of Texas
American Intellectual Property Law Association
International Association of the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
American Immigration Lawyers Association
El Paso Young Lawyers Association