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Vouga Abogados

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Experienced department handling the full spectrum of IP matters, including trade marks, patents and copyrights. Frequently advises domestic and international clients from the entertainment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries on anti-counterfeiting and unfair competition issues. Pharmaris Paraguay is a new client win for the law firm this year.

Strengths

Clients appreciate the law firm's IP department, with one stating: "I appreciate their work because they are very responsive, responsible, and we can rely on their expertise in relation to trade mark matters."

Work highlights

Vouga Abogados assisted Prosegur on several IP proceedings, including trade mark registrations and renewals, licensing agreements and the assignment of intellectual property rights.

Notable practitioners

One impressed client singles out Laura María Lezcano Martínez for specific praise, commenting: "I have been working with Laura María Lezcano Martínez for a long time and find her a very reliable, trustworthy and responsible lawyer. She has the ability to handle a significant amount of work at the same time with efficiency and responsiveness. Her level of expertise makes me feel confident about the work she has been performing for our clients in Paraguay."

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Overview

Vouga IP practice has extensive experience in helping both national and international clients successfully protect their IP assets in Paraguay, and is currently involved in two of the most high profile and significant IP litigation cases.

The firm has successfuly reshaped its IP departament by incorporating new state-of-the-art software and experienced professionals with broad background in trademark and patent practice. These new resources allow us to substiantially improve time and qualitiy for availability searches, wathcing services and different filings. Vouga has also significantly increased it's patent practice due to the acquisition of the patent porfolio of an IP boutique firm that has recently discontinued it's practice. 

Our IP team is definitely able to meet our clients' standards in a vast array of IP matters, including:

  • Copyrights, trademarks, utility models and patents;
  • Complex IP litigation;
  • Trade dress and trade secrets;
  • Geographical indications;
  • IP due diligence and auditing;
  • Licensing and franchising agreements;
  • Technical assistance, know-how and technology transfer agreements;
  • Transfers of IP rights;
  • Anti-counterfeiting, piracy and unfair competition;
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation in all IP fields;

Our IP practice also reaches litigation. In this regard, Vouga advises an  interntional client in the largest copyright claim in Paraguay's history, where the Supreme Court issued a key favourable judgment recently.

Members

Acevedo, Manuel

Bagnoli, Claudia

Florentin, Grecia

Lezcano Martínez, Laura María

Vouga, Rodolfo

Vouga, Siegfried

Industries

Chemicals

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Food & Drink Producers

Health & Personal Care

Media

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Intellectual Property

Vouga Abogados

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Location

Juan de Salazar 657 esq. Profesor Ramírez

Asunción

Gran Asunción

Paraguay

P.O. 1407

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Paraguay

Intellectual Property


Laura María Lezcano Martínez
Band 3