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Mauricio Patiño

Partner / Colombia
  • Practice areas / Competition - Intellectual Property - TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) - Dispute Resolution
  • Languages / English, Spanish

Partner at PPU with ample experience in legal processes of trademarks and patents: assistance processing and defending oppositions and actions of cancellation of trademarks. He has advised several clients in matters related to unfair competition, administrative, civil and criminal litigation.

According to clients, department co-head Mauricio Patiño Bonnet "is a specialist and a leader" in IP matters. Peers also recognize his abilities in this arena, stating: "He has deep knowledge of IP issues." Sources particularly endorse his role representing clients in trade mark prosecution and litigation. Patiño Bonnet routinely leads on the team's most sophisticated instructions. Chambers and Partners – Intellectual Property
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Work experience

  • 2015 - a la actualidad Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2005 - 2014 Partner

    Prietocarrizosa

  • 2003 - 2005 Associate

    Prietocarrizosa

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Awards

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Featured Cases

  • Saint George's School Colombia 2017

    Judicial representation of the prestigious Saint George´s School for trademark infringement and dilution claiming compensation of Damages along with the practicing of Injunction Measures.

  • DISCOVERY Colombia 2016

    Counsel to Discovery in a very ample trademark prosecution battle against Mr. Juan Carlos Restrepo for the registration of the DISCOVERY CHANNEL, and DISCOVERY EXPEDITION in Colombia in International Classes 18 and 25 were Mr. Restrepo claims to have previous rights over the “DISCOVERY” expression.

  • Postobón S.A. Colombia 2016

    Counsel to Postobón S.A. in obtaining tm protection for the color pink for soft drinks with apple flavor in Colombia (Manzana Postobon Soda). The Trademark Office acknowledged that the color trademark applications were per se distinctive as the consumers associate the claimed color to the apple soft drinks commercialized by the client.

  • Mondelez Colombia 2016

    The firm advised the client on multiple advertising and promotional activities for products such as Trident, Bubballoo, Club Social, Oreo among others which involved consumer protection, sanitary regulation and trademark matters.

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Publications

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Studies

  • 1991 Lawyer Universidad Sergio Arboleda Law Degree

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Memberships

  • Member of ASIPI (Interamerican Association of Industrial Property).
  • Member of the American Chamber of Commerce (Intellectual Property Committe).
  • Member of the INTA ( International Trademark Association).
  • Member of ACPI.
  • Member of AIPPI.
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Academic activities

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Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker INTA 216 Orlando, Florida United States 2016