Legal 500 (2015) – Latin America

 

COLOMBIA

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COLOMBIA

Within Competition and antitrust, tier 5

Building up on its core strength in IP matters, OlarteMoure has been earning recognition for its competition and antitrust practice. Recent matters include representing the Colombian Society of Authors and Composers (SAYCO), in an investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices and abuse of dominant position. Led by name partners Juan Moure and Carlos Olarte, its clients include Microsoft, Terpel and Grupo Nutresa.

Within Intellectual property, OlarteMoure is a second tier firm,

OlarteMoure is ‘one of the big players in the IP arena in Latin America’, and stands out for its ‘global vision, strategic analysis, efficiency and timely responses’; it has ‘superior industry knowledge and the team’s advice is always accurate; the value for money is beyond expectations’. The firm is particularly experienced in patent matters but also covers trade mark, unfair competition, antitrust, consumer protection, regulatory data, and entertainment and copyright matters. ‘Outstanding and respected’ patent specialist Carlos Olarte is leading advice to a global healthcare corporation on multiple claims relating to the alleged infringement by several companies of patent rights in a pharmaceutical product; and ‘trade mark and unfair competition expertJuan Guillermo Moure is acting for Dell in opposing the registration of the ‘Alienware’ trade mark by a third party – the case spans the Colombian and Peruvian jurisdictions. Other clients include GSK, Pfizer, Grupo Nutresa and Grupo Éxito.

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