Intellectual Property


Industrial law is related to the study of the mercantile field in a global way. This branch of law takes all the important features of the market into account in order to analyze the legal background related to the particular characteristics of business practice in several types of industries.

Intellectual property refers to any rights that can be applicable to creations of the human spirit such as inventions, brands, commercial names, and literary and artistic works. The holder of an intellectual property right can forbid unauthorized usage by third parties, license the object with rights and ask for the payment of royalties.

The expertise of Muñoz Abogados ranges from designing protection strategies to defending your intangible property rights in court. Our lawyers are able to assist you with the protection and defense of all your intangibles assets:

We will help you take of your industrial and intellectual property with our professional expertise in a range of legal proceedings. Call +57 1 7496888 or fill out the contact form to get in touch with us. Our team will be delighted to help you!

Learn more about our intellectual and industrial property right lawyers here.

Intellectual Property
Guillermo Navarro Romero
Intellectual Property Department Director
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Guillermo Navarro Romero
Intellectual Property Department Director
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Guillermo is a lawyer from the Universidad Católica de Colombia, specialist in corporate law from the Universidad del Rosario, currently studying an MBA in Aden Business School, and an expert in intellectual property, market and business law, as well as in personal data protection. He's also been an advisor, corporate consultant, and a counselor for national and international businessmen and corporations. He has been associated with Muñoz Abogados law firm since 2006.

Furthermore, he's been a consultant and a lecturer for the Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá, Federación Nacional de Cafeteros and Innpulsa (Heroes Fest). He currently holds the positions of Partner and Intellectual Property Department Director at the firm.
Language
Spanish and English.
Angie Acosta
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Angie Acosta
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
As a technician in administrative management, she currently works in the intellectual property department, specifically in the national and international trademark watching coordination. She is the person in charge of reviewing the corresponding official gazettes and presenting proposals in regards to oppositions.
Alvin Cruz
Business Agent
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Alvin Cruz
Business Agent
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Alvin is passionate about customer service; thanks to his nine years of continuous work at Muñoz Abogados he has gained a great knowledge of the clients and their needs. After serving for a long time as trademark monitoring coordinator, he currently applies his knowledge and experience to support the Firm in client relationship with clients, especially in the areas of labor law.

Alvin is a Business Management technician; he is currently finishing his studies in Financial Management at Institucion Universitaria Politécnico Grancolombiano and plans to continue professional studies in business administration in the same institution. During his training process, he has carried out complementary studies, such as a General Course on Intellectual Property that was issued by the WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION – WIPO in April 2010.
Camila Espinosa Rubiano
Lawyer
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Camila Espinosa Rubiano
Lawyer
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
She is a lawyer from Universidad de La Sabana, with experience in both the private and public sector. She works as an in-house lawyer for different companies in the private sector, especially for the pharmaceutical sector, supporting them in the areas of corporate, administrative, and mainly in industrial law where she has over three years of experience in Colombia and abroad.

At our firm she works as a lawyer in the International Distinctive Signs department.
Languages
Spanish, English and Italian.
Carlos Alberto Estrada Sanclemente
Lawyer
Intellectual Property Department
Cucuta, Colombia
Carlos Alberto Estrada Sanclemente
Lawyer
Intellectual Property Department
Cucuta, Colombia
Profile
Carlos is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda, who specialized in Administrative Law at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He's been linked to Muñoz Abogados since the year 2000 and currently serves as legal department Director in Cúcuta. There, he provides legal advice to national and international companies in all processes related to Industrial Property. Carlos has sufficient knowledge and skills to analyze, argue, lead projects and solve legal issues that relate to trademark and franchises.
Cecilia Isabel Nieto Porto
Distinctive Signs Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Cecilia Isabel Nieto Porto
Distinctive Signs Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Attorney from the Universidad del Norte de Barranquilla, Commercial Law specialist from the same university, and Copyright and New Technology specialist from the Universidad Externado de Colombia. She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in International Economic Law at the Externado de Colombia University. She was worked as a lawyer and as an intellectual property expert in several Universities, as well as in the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce. She is part of the Muñoz Abogados firm since February of 2019, working as Coordinator in the Industrial Law Department's Area of Distinctive Signs.
Language
Spanish and English.
Juan Guillermo Vanegas López
Legal Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Juan Guillermo Vanegas López
Legal Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Juan Guillermo is at the eighth semester of the Law school, he is fond of and looking to develop his career in the field of Intellectual Property and State Law. He has 4 years of experience in working with distinctive signs issues for several law firms, he also has knowledge in diverse legislations and their respective requirements.
Leydi Stefania Dorado
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Leydi Stefania Dorado
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
She's a technologist in business management, currently supporting the Industrial Law Department, specifically the area of trademark surveillance. She's in charge of reviewing international gazettes, as well as the communication to possible opposition in countries like Panama, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, and others. In addition, her experience has been strengthened by her work supporting the firm's regulation matters when it comes to the documentation and paperwork involved in health records for the INVIMA.
Languages
Spanish and English.
Mauricio Echeverry
Patent Engineer
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Mauricio Echeverry
Patent Engineer
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Mechatronic engineer, graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (National University of Colombia) with a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the same University. With experience in teaching, research, use and management of virtual platforms, mechanical design, advanced computer mechanics in areas of computational fracture mechanics, dynamic analysis, fatigue calculation, finite element method-based calculation, computational fluid dynamics, among others. This results in notable proficiency at managing inventions in different branches of physics and engineering, as well as the ability to oversee and draft patent applications for these inventions on a national and international scale.

He's been part of several research projects aimed towards optimization, programming of numerical methods, and failure analysis, along with projects in different areas of medicine, mechanics, and control.
Language
Spanish, English, Portuguese.
Paula Rodríguez Duque
Account Executive
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Paula Alessandra Rodríguez Duque
Account Executive
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
A professional in mass communication from the Universidad Monteávila in Caracas, Venezuela, Paula has an extensive experience managing business in different fields and markets. She's in charge of stablishing a direct channel of communication with our clients to meet their needs and requirements, especially in matters related to intellectual property.
Languages
English and Spanish.
Rubiela Pacanchique
Innovations Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Rubiela Pacanchique
Innovations Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Rubiela is a lawyer and a pharmaceutical chemist from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, place where she's currently finishing a master's in Bioscience and Law. This talented professional has extensive experience in patent application and acquisition as she worked for the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce here in Colombia. She offers her support to our clients in copyright, industrial design, and patent application procedures.
Language
English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Vanesa Sarmiento
Distinctive Signs Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Vanesa Sarmiento
Distinctive Signs Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Vanesa is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda's Law School in Bogota, and is currently doing a master's in law, with emphasis on contracts and liability. Ms. Sarmiento is the cordinates distinctive signs, within the firm's intellectual property department. Her leadership and analytical skills make her more than capable of handling trademark processes.