19 October, 2020 Colombia

Converse v. Nestlé de Colombia

 Intellectual Property

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría successfully represented Nestlé in a trademark infringement case initiated by Converse.

The case involved an advertising campaign in which Nestlé de Colombia gave away pairs of Converse shoes to the winners. In the first instance judgement the claims were entirely dismissed, and Converse was ordered to pay Nestlé’s legal fees.

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría acted as counsel to Nestlé with a team led by partners Mauricio Patiño  and Héctor Hernández, with associates Camilo Suárez and Blanca Beltrán.

CF Cardona abogados acted as counsel to International Superior with Christian Fernando Cardona Nieto.

Involved fees earner: Héctor Hernández, Mauricio Patiño, Camilo Suárez, Blanca Beltrán 

Law Firms: Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría; 

Clients: Nestlé. 

Source: Global Legal Chronicle

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