Intellectual Property

The intellectual property practice is fully equipped to handle trade mark and patent filings, and is involved in a multitude of complex litigation matters.

We offer comprehensive advice on intellectual property matters, including but not limited to prosecution, defense and litigation of trademark rights, copyrights, geographical indications, domain names, technology transfer, unfair competition, internet law, consumer protection and health registrations. Our practice is strong in advising start-ups and technology related companies and complex contractual issues arising from intellectual property rights.

Even though the Department is recognized for providing IP traditional counsel, our team is renowned for providing added value services including but not limited to drafting of IP manuals; registration of non-conventional trademarks; training of client’s personnel in intellectual property matters; active seeking of IP infringements; settlement and IP dispute resolutions; advice to startup companies; strategic management of local client’s portfolios abroad with presence in more than 110 countries, among others.

We act as a regional hub providing advise to a wide array of sectors such as pharmaceutical and life sciences, food &drinks, consumer product manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, media, construction & materials, banking and finance.

Our services includes:

  • Drafting and negotiating license, assignment, technology transfer and other agreements concerning intellectual property rights.
  • Prosecution, maintenance, vigilance and enforcement of health registration and other regulatory issues.
  • Advice and court representation in intellectual property infringement, unfair competition and consumer protection actions, domain name disputes including UDRP proceedings.