Cavelier Abogados

Life Sciences Department

Colombia
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What the team is known for

Noteworthy practice group supported by engineers, chemists and biotechnological experts. Team is well regarded for advising on IP matters, with a strong focus on patents. Mandates include patent prosecution and enforcement before the administrative and judicial authorities. The Colombian National Coffee Growers Federation, Pfizer and Takeda are new client wins.

Strengths

Clients rate the team as "excellent," further explaining that "they take the time to make sure they understand the client’s goals, and give the matters the personal attention needed to secure a successful result."

Work highlight

Advised Bayer Intellectual Property on a claim analysis related to the infringement of a generic version of a drug and on the settlement agreement which prevented the product entering the market.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch Adriana Durán is acknowledged by sources for her role dealing with regulatory issues. She regularly assists clients with pharmacological and legal evaluations of products as well as on clinical research agreements.

Head of department Andrés Rincón has great knowledge in matters related to patents. Clients describe him as "an excellent lawyer who is always alert to his clients' needs." Peers also state: "He is a great patent litigator."