Provided by Mónica Bonnett
Mónica Bonnett is a senior associate at Posse Herrera Ruiz. Over the last two decades, she has acquired extensive experience in the Life Sciences sector counseling our clients on patents, industrial designs, business secrets, health registrations, plant varieties, and cannabis. Co-directs the Life Sciences area together with Helena Camargo.
Within her expertise are all processes related to patent prosecution, including litigation and dispute resolution, patent applications, technology transfer, consulting, and searches. Monica is particularly adept at handling patent filings, industrial designs and utility models, and health registrations in challenging territories in Latin America through our Comprehensive Service. She also handles health registration matters designing strategies for filing and obtaining health registrations for food and beverages, medical devices, medications, dietary supplements, home care products, personal care products, cannabis, and cosmetics. She is a key member of the firm providing advice on due diligence and transactions related to patents, cannabis, and health registrations. Additionally, Mónica is one of the leading lawyers in the Colombian market that offers cannabis-related services and advice to this industry that has recently emerged in the country.
Monica has managed extensive portfolios of patents and health registrations in Latin America for national and multinational clients, including several of the largest pharmaceutical companies, such as Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Zogenix International Limited, Exactech, and Solla. In addition, she has solved great legal challenges that arise in the new cannabis industry. Likewise, her work stands out in sectors that include pharmaceuticals, plant varieties, food and beverages, cannabis, agriculture, biotechnological innovation, and health care.
Before joining Posse Herrera Ruiz, she worked as an associate in the intellectual property departments of law firms and worked as an Advisor to the Office of the Superintendent of Industry and Commerce in matters of patents. In her work experience in the United States, she developed business relationships with companies, American law firms, technology hubs, and the Office of Economic Development for Latin America of the City of San Francisco, advising them on the protection of their intellectual property intangibles in the 23 countries from Latin America.
International Bar Association (IBA) - Meritas - Interlaw
Spanish - English
Universidad Externado de Colombia
Specialization in Competition and Consumer Law
Universidad del Rosario
Star Associate Mónica Bonnett garners impressive market recognition for her well-grounded life sciences practice in Colombia. One complimentary respondent states: "Mónica Bonnett is extremely knowledgeable about patents and product registration. She provides excellent service and is very responsive." Another interviewee declares: "Mónica Bonnett is outstanding. She is an expert in life sciences regulations."
Associate-to-watch Mónica Bonnett is singled out by clients for her intellectual property practice in Colombia. One interviewee remarks: "She is always responsive, and she is a pleasure to work with." Another respondent points out: "Mónica Bonnett is an excellent attorney."