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Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Notable team experienced providing assistance on a broad mix of IP issues. Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría's IP department covers both trade marks and patent concerns, including handling prosecution, enforcement and litigation. Also acts for clients on copyright infringement and anti-counterfeiting cases. New additions to the client roster include Cardenas Marketing Network and Ferrari.

Strengths

"Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría is a dynamic firm that understands all the different areas of our business, as well as our history, which allows them to provide accurate and proactive advice," an observer reports.

Work highlights

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría represented Nestlé de Colombia in a trade mark infringement case initiated by Converse, and related to an advertising campaign in which Nestlé de Colombia gave away pairs of Converse shoes to the winners.

Notable practitioners

Associate-to-watch Camilo Suárez continues to offer a solid practice advising clients on contentious IP mandates. A market interviewee highlights "his good presence in Colombia's intellectual property field."

Associate-to-watch Gerardo Flórez is praised by a client who states: "He has an extensive knowledge of Colombia's IP sphere. He helps us ensure that we are fully compliant with the law." Gerardo Flórez is well versed in copyright and trade mark law.

Head of department Mauricio Patiño Bonnet is commended by an interviewee for his active presence in the sector. They go on to report: "We have an excellent relationship. I know that I can call him at any time and he will always be available to attend to my needs."

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Overview

The IP Department is lead by Partner Mauricio Patiño whorelies on 3 Senior Associates acting as directors of different and specializedinternal practices, which results in sharper and "tailored made"legal advice to satisfy client's needs. Zoraida Fonseca heads the localtrademark and parent area; Camilo Suarez leads the IP enforcement and unfaircompetition litigation and foreign patent practice; and Gerardo Florez is incharge of the management of foreign trademark portfolios, copyright, domainnames, data protection, start-ups and health registration matters.

Even though the Department is recognized for providing IPtraditional counsel, our team is renowned for providing added value servicesincluding but no limited to drafting of IP manuals; registration ofnon-conventional trademarks; training of client's personnel in intellectualproperty matters; active seeking of advanced IP infringements; settlement andIP dispute resolutions; unfair competition litigation; advice to technologystartup companies; sanitary matters in the pharma, foodstuffs and cosmeticssectors; strategic management of local client's portfolios abroad with presencein more than 120 countries; advise on data protection issues; among others.

Clients

Arent Fox LLP

Bosch

Bridgestone

Comercializadora Arturo Calle S.A.S

Daimler AG

Decameron Colombia S.A.S.

Despegar

Digitalware

Discovery Channel

Fila Luxembourg S.A.R.L.

Garoto and Galderma

Henkel

Hoffman La Roche

John Deere

JUUL LABS INC

Latin America Sports LLC

Louis Vuitton

Millennium Pharmaceuticals

Nestlé

Postobón S.A.

PPG Industries Ohio Inc.

RCN Televisión

Sanofi Aventis

Societé des Produits Nestlè S.A.

Sodimac Colombia S.A.

Summit Entertainment

Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Visa

Industries

Banks

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Education

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Health Care

Insurance

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Retail

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Telecommunications

Travel & Leisure

Utilities

Intellectual Property

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

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Location

Carrera 9 No 74-08

Oficina 105

Bogotá

Capital District

Colombia

76600

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Colombia

Intellectual Property


Camilo Suárez
Associates to watch
Gerardo Flórez
Associates to watch
Mauricio Patiño Bonnet
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