Mauricio Patiño

Partner / Colombia

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.

Department head Mauricio Patiño Bonnet is an established figure in the Colombian IP sphere. One interviewee describes Patiño Bonnet as "great," while another highlights his "leading position" within his firm. His expertise encompasses trade mark prosecution and infringement. Intellectual Property, Chambers & Partners, Latin America.

Work experience

  • 2015 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2005 - 2014 Partner


  • 2003 - 2005 Associate





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.



  • 20 November, 2020 Colombia

    La Mega’s Trademark Proceeding

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  • 19 October, 2020 Colombia

    Converse v. Nestlé de Colombia

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  • 16 October, 2020 Colombia

    PPU Colombia advises Nestlé on trademark infringement case

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  • 1991 Lawyer Universidad Sergio Arboleda Law Degree



  • 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.

Academic activities


Seminars and Conferences

  • Speaker INTA 216 Orlando, Florida United States 2016