Mauricio Patiño

Partner / Colombia

Partner at PPU expert in Intellectual Property/Life Sciences, Competition and Dispute Resolution. His practice includes assisting with the preparation of availability searches and preparing, filing, prosecuting, and monitoring trademark and patent applications. He also handles trademark and patent litigation proceedings such as the filing and defense of oppositions and cancellation actions, administrative, civil, and criminal litigation, as well as trademarks issues related to unfair competition. Mauricio has advised several Colombian and international clients in cross-border intellectual property issues. He also leads the practice in dealings with the sanitary authorities as well as litigation resulting from procedures before said authorities.

Head of department Mauricio Patiño Bonnet is commended by an interviewee for his active presence in the sector. They go on to report: "We have an excellent relationship. I know that I can call him at any time and he will always be available to attend to my needs." Intellectual Property

Work experience

  • 2015 - present Partner

    Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

  • 2005 - 2014 Partner


  • 2003 - 2005 Associate





Featured Cases

  • Nestlé de Colombia S.A. Colombia 2020

    Counsel in a trademark infringement case initiated by Converse, represented by Superior International INC.

  • DECAMERON Colombia Colombia 2019

    The firm drafted a tailored made IP MANUAL setting parameters so that DECAMERON implements policies and parameters in the handling of intellectual property assets that are key to the business such as trademarks, copyrights, infringements procedures among others.

  • Latin America Sports LLC Colombia 2019

    Counsel in the negotiation with DIMAYOR and drafting of the agreements for the licensing of the international rights of the Colombian professional soccer league.

  • FILA LUXEMBOURG S.A.R.L. Colombia 2019

    Counsel in a national anti-counterfeiting campaign covering Colombia’s major markets (Bogota, Cali, Medellin, Barranquilla, etc.) and ports (Cartagena and Buenaventura). Around 6 investigations have been conducted, seizure of a container in the Cartagena port and raid in a factory in Cali.

  • Societé des Produits Nestlé S.A. Colombia 2019

    Counsel in an infringement injunction stage pertaining to the notorious “Green Color trademark” associated to the Milo brand against JERÓNIMO MARTINS Colombia.

  • Postobón S.A. Colombia 2019

    Counsel in the International Lawsuit filed before the Andean Court of Justice against the Colombia government, aiming to annul the Color Trademark registrations (Pantone 183C) associated to Manzana Postobon.



  • 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