Intellectual property

- Trademarks, Commercial slogans, Commercial Names and Domains.

  • Litigation.
  • Trademark and Patent preparation and prosecution.
  • Trademark and copyright counseling and portfolio management.
  • Administrative proceedings before the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC).
  • Strategic counseling and registration of Trademarks & Copyright.
  • Licensing, technology transfer and other transactions.
  • Addressing IP issues in corporate transactions.
  • IP transactional work includes M&A, joint ventures, distribution agreements, licensing agreements, strategic alliances, and corporate reorganization.
  • Reply and opposition to the registration of third parties.
  • Surveillance of trademark portfolios, actions to register damages, name changes, changes of address and constitution of security interest.
  • Domain Names and dispute resolution at the Arbitration and Mediation Center of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
  • Cancellation processes for non-use, for notoriety and for vulgarization of the trademarks.
  • Declaration of brand notoriety.
  • License Agreements.
  • Legal concepts.
  • Nullity actions and appeals before the State Council.

- Invention Patents, Industrial Utility and Design Models.

  • Patent prosecution
  • Strategic patent counseling & opinions.
  • Patent portfolio management.
  • Search for national and international backgrounds.
  • Monitoring the procedure before the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce.
  • Answer to third party oppositions.
  • Preparation of divisional applications and / or modification of claims.
  • Report and payment of annuities.
  • Legal concepts.
  • Nullity actions and appeals before the State Council.

- Anti-counterfeiting and Intellectual Property Infringement.

Our firm’s anti-counterfeiting practice involves working with clients around the country to protect their profits and maintain control of their brand identities. We work with companies of all sizes and in all industries, and we have the attorneys and resources necessary to combat counterfeiting and piracy in Colombia and across the globe.

Combatting counterfeiting is a multi-faceted process that requires in-depth knowledge not only of intellectual property law, but also of criminal law, import and export law, and federal law enforcement procedures.

  • Border protection
  • Civil seizures.
  • Undercover investigations.
  • Law Enforcement.
  • Legal monitoring program of the authorized use of Intellectual Property Rights on Web Pages, Social Networks and Electronic Commerce.
  • Claims for infringement of Intellectual Property Rights on Web Pages, Social Networks and Electronic Commerce.
  • Legal protection strategies in the New Technologies.
  • Management of digital evidence and collection of technical tests on the Web.

- Intangible Assets and Valuation Services

We have an expert appraisal partner with the National Registry of Appraisers (R.N.A) for Technical and Commercial Valuations of Intangible Assets (Trademarks - Patents - Copyright - Franchises).

The National Autoregulatory Corporation of Appraisers - ANA acknowledges the qualifications of an active appraisal expert to Dr. SERGIO CABRERA TORRES to make appraisals and valuations in the category of intangible assets, including:

  • Trademarks
  • Patents
  • Copyrights
  • Franchise
  • Contracts
  • Domain names

Infringement of Intellectual Property and Anti-Piracy Campaigns

  • Cease and Desist of Intellectual Property Rights.
  • Conciliations regarding Intellectual Property in Conciliation Centers.
  • Litigation for infringement of Intellectual Property Rights.
  • Anti-counterfeit.
  • Investigations in the market, e-commerce, border areas and national ports for the violation of Intellectual Property Rights and usurpation of trademarks and patents.

- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT IN WEBSITES, SOCIAL MEDIA AND E-COMMERCE.

  • Program of legal surveillance of the due and authorized use of Intellectual Property Rights in Websites, Social Media and e-commerce.
  • Claims for infringement of Intellectual Property Rights in Web Pages, Social Media and e-commerce.
  • Legal protection strategies in new technologies.
  • Management of digital evidence and collection of technical evidence on the Web.