15 September, 2015

Legal 500 (2015) – Latin America

  COLOMBIA RECOMMENDATIONS Colombia > Competition and antitrust Colombia > Intellectual property COLOMBIA Within Competition and antitrust, tier 5 Building up on its core strength in […]
17 March, 2015

Chambers & Partners 2015 – Intellectual Property (Colombia)

  Band 2 | OlarteMoure Basic facts about the department – 2 partners – 20 other qualified lawyers What the team is known for Large boutique […]
16 February, 2015

The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals

  Clients tip OlarteMoure as “far more knowledgeable than other Colombian IP players” and have unequivocal praise for its client service: “You feel like the lawyers […]
21 October, 2014

Getting the Deal Through – Trademarks 2015

[joomag width=420 height=272 title=getting-the-deal-through-trademarks-2015 magazineId=0257709001413918782 backgroundImage=https%3A%2F%2Fd25ow0ysq5ykrj.cloudfront.net%2Fflash%2Fgui%2Fthemes%2Fdefault%2Fbg.jpg ] “Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through: Trademarks 2015, (published […]
4 July, 2014

“Rica” obtained the Well-Known Trademark status

We have been notified of the decision no. 38083 of 17 June 2014 by the Direction of  Distinctive Signs of the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce […]
25 September, 2013

Getting the Deal Through – Trademarks 2013

Colombia chapter written by: Juan Guillermo Moure, Juan Felipe Acosta and María Clara Calderón. (Link)
1 June, 2006

Too Famous? Preventing Genericity of your Trademark

The dream of any product line manager is for her trademark to become “top-of-mind” amongst the consumer.  In other words, when the potential purchaser thinks of […]
28 July, 2005

The Andean Opposition

Big Brush Paints and Thinners Ltd. (hypothetical company for this hypothetical case) is a Colombian corporation that is starting to sell its products throughout the Andean […]
8 July, 2005

“But I Only Bought a Trademark”: The Duty to Inform Economic Integrations

Big Brush Ltd. (hypothetical company for this hypothetical case) acquires a trademark from one of its suppliers so it can expand its product portfolio. A few […]
22 May, 2005

The Importance of Registering a Trademark and Unfair Competition

Big Brush Paints and Thinners Ltd., has not yet registered its trademark “Big Brush” before the Colombian Trademark Office (CTO).  Recently, the General Manager of Big […]
30 June, 2004

Proving Notoriety

A trademark is a sign that identifies a particular business’s products or services and distinguishes them from others in the marketplace. The scope of the trademark […]