INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Meythaler & Zambrano Abogados has a number of high-profile international clients who turn to the firm for IP advice. The team frequently handles high-profile litigation, with José Meythaler heading the contentious IP practice, which handles patent infringement cases and also appeals against licensing decisions by the patent authority. Margarita Zambrano heads the non-contentious offering, and is particularly notable for her work on IP licensing. At a more junior level, Sebastian Meythaler and Andrea Araujo are key names in the litigation practice.

 

Our department is highly recognized as a leader in the effective defense of the interests of clients in matters related to the protection of intellectual property rights, such as patents, trademarks, and copyright. He has extensive experience in the fight against piracy, review of license agreements, protection of intangible assets, designs, industrial models, trade secrets, obtaining plant varieties, preparation and registration of licenses, technology transfer, franchise agreements.

 

We are experts in initiating administrative actions such as administrative and judicial guardianships to ensure that the system safeguards the protection of intellectual property rights by granting precautionary measures against possible infringers, as well as achieving compensation for damages generated by the client for a specific violation.

 

In addition, the Department has extensive experience in litigation of patents, compulsory licenses, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright, utility models, and others with their respective consultancies.

 

Types of Services

  • Obtaining and analyzing searches for denominations, patents, owners

  • Presentation and follow-up of registrations of trademarks, patents, industrial designs, utility models, varieties of plant varieties, copyright, administrative appeals

  • Preparation and registration of license agreements for the use of trademarks and patents, technology transfer

  • Market analysis and other elements to determine possible cancellation actions

  • Monitoring and preparation of franchise agreements, protection of business secrets, and Andean oppositions

  • Other consultancies related to intellectual property rights

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