Our Team in Colombia

At Muñoz Abogados we count with a large, well-trained team of professionals with high experience, values and abilities to serve our customers in the best way, to provide high-quality of personalized counseling and legal representation to solve different judicial issues. Muñoz Abogados's team is distributed in following the groups:

Partners Partners Lawyers and Technicians Lawyers and Technicians Administrative Department and Assistants Administrative Department
and Assistants
Partners
Diego Muñoz
Founder
Bogota, Colombia
Diego Muñoz
Founder
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Diego is one of the greatest experts in intellectual property in Colombia. He is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda, with a master's degree in law from the same university and specialized studies in corporate law. He is the founding partner of Muñoz Abogados. His family name gave the name to our firm. Although he no longer works at the company since he left his business activities to look for more challenges and instances from where he can serve society, his professional quality and interpersonal skills serve as an example that guides the business actions and inspiration for all the work team.
Languages
Arleth Aroca
Administrative Department Director
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Arleth Aroca
Administrative Department Director
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Arleth is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda. She is Partner and Administrative Manager of Muñoz Abogados. She is always looking to improve the firm's internal processes in order to achieve business efficiency and an adequate customers service. Arleth has a large experience in health legislation and regulatory matters.
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.
Luis Hernando Agudelo
Marketing Department Director
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
Luis Hernando Agudelo
Marketing Department Director
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Luis is a Business Administrator with a specialization degree in logistics and studies in Intellectual Property Management, with further studies in insurance legislation and legal English applied to the United States' legal system. He holds a positing as a Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Management Consultant in Colombia's Intellectual Property program -sponsored by the IDB-, and Bogota's Chamber of Commerce, and has vast experience in strategic planning. He's currently the Director of the of the firm's Marketing Department and has been an administrative partner of Muñoz Abogados since 2003.
Languages
Spanish and English.
Lawyers and Technicians
Angie Acosta
Trademark Watching Coordinator
Intellectual Property
Bogota, Colombia
Angie Acosta
Trademark Watching Coordinator
Intellectual Property
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.
Angie Carvajal
Asistente Legal
Derecho Societario
Bogotá, Colombia
Angie Carvajal
Asistente Legal
Derecho Societario
Bogotá, Colombia
Semblanza
Abogada en formación de la Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano de Bogotá. Se ha desempeñado en temas de investigación en régimen de abuso del derecho de voto de los accionistas. Hoy en día se desempeña como asistente legal en asuntos de societario, corporativo, contractual y comercial. También brinda apoyo en la constitución de sociedades, presentación de acciones ante la delegatura de procedimientos mercantiles de la Superintendencia de Sociedades y revisión de contratos civiles y comerciales.
Con habilidades en mediación, conciliación y resolución de conflictos.
Idioma
Español e Inglés
Angy Martinez
Abogada
Derecho Industrial
Bogotá, Colombia
Angy Martinez
Abogada
Derecho Industrial
Bogotá, Colombia
Semblanza
Abogada egresada de la Universidad Militar Nueva Granada. Apoya el desarrollo del área de Signos Distintivos Nacional e Internacional, siendo la encargada del control, seguimiento y revisión de cada una de las gestiones que se realizan ante las diferentes Oficinas de Propiedad Industrial. Adicionalmente, apoya el área en las gestiones de sustanciación de documentos legales como oposiciones, recursos, conceptos, entre otros escritos. Angy, ha participado en misiones académicas en diferentes países como Perú y Brasil. Cuenta con experiencia en el sector del derecho corporativo e industrial. Se ha desempeñado como paralegal en el área de litigios y de signos distintivos en diferentes compañías. Actualmente es monitora auxiliar de cátedra de Derecho Comunitario en la Universidad Militar Nueva Granada.
Idioma
Español e Inglés
Alvin Cruz
Business Agent
Bogota, Colombia
Alvin Cruz
Business Agent
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
He is passionate about customer service and, thanks to nine years of continuous work at Muñoz Abogados, Cruz has garnered valuable knowledge about clients and their needs. After spending a long time as a trademark surveillance coordinator, Cruz currently uses his knowledge and experience supporting the firm in customer relations. Alvin is a Business Management technician; a Business Management technologist from the Institución Universitaria Politécnico Grancolombiano where studies his tenth semester of Business Management. His formation process has been filled with complementary studies regarding the general course method of Intellectual Property dictated by the World Intellectual Property Organization – WIPO in April 2010.
Camila Espinosa Rubiano
Lawyer
Intellectual Property / Distinctive Signs Department
Bogota, Colombia
Camila Espinosa Rubiano
Lawyer
Intellectual Property / Distinctive Signs 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.
Camilo Cortés
Anti-trust and Consumer Law Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Camilo Cortés
Anti-trust and Consumer Law Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Camilo is a lawyer from the Universidad Libre de Colombia, he is a specialist in International Business Law from the Universidad de los Andes and has complementary studies in Anti-trust Law from the Universidad Externado de Colombia. Camilo leads the Anti-trust and Consumer Law Department counseling national and international companies in processes related to unfair competition, Trademark infractions and consumer protection. He began his professional experience in Ecopetrol S.A. and then he worked in different law firms on issues related to corporate law.

His work is oriented to counsel and represent our clients toward alternatives and strategies that favor the protection of the company's freedom, consumers right and strengthening of our clients' products.
Languages
Spanish and English.
Carolina García
Abogada Senior
Derecho Societario
Bogotá, Colombia
Carolina García
Abogada Senior
Derecho Societario
Bogotá, Colombia
Semblanza
Abogada y economista de la Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga, especialista en Derecho de los Negocios Internacionales y Magíster en Derecho Privado de la Universidad de Los Andes.

Carolina ha enfocado su práctica profesional en la resolución de conflictos societarios, estructuración de operaciones comerciales e insolvencia. En su carrera ha tenido la oportunidad de asesorar compañías de diferentes sectores económicos en asuntos legales de índole empresarial.

Actualmente es asociada senior del Departamento de Derecho Societario y Resolución de Conflictos en Muñoz Abogados, donde enfoca su práctica en el asesoramiento integral en materia societaria, contractual y comercial, así como también en la resolución de conflictos empresariales.
Idioma
Español e Inglés
Carlos Alberto Estrada Sanclemente
Lawyer
Cucuta, Colombia
Carlos Alberto Estrada Sanclemente
Lawyer
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.
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
Ginna Lozano
Business Agent
Bogota, Colombia
Ginna Lozano
Business Agent
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Professional Technician in Accounting and Financial Management and a Public Accounting student at the Politécnico Grancolombiano. Ginna currently supports the firm's commercial management. She is proactive and an excellent strategist when it comes to customer counseling and the recruitment of new businesses, with more than ten (10) years of experience working in the marketing of legal services, as well as the management and control of procedures for the Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio (SIC), the Council of State and INVIMA.
Gisel Vanessa Páez
Asistente de Vigilancia Marcaria
Derecho Industrial
Bogotá, Colombia
Gisel Vanessa Páez
Asistente de Vigilancia Marcaria
Derecho Industrial
Bogotá, Colombia
Semblanza
Tecnóloga en gestión Contable Financiera y administrativa cuenta con experiencia de más de 8 años en el área. Actualmente apoya el departamento de propiedad industrial específicamente en la coordinación de vigilancia marcaría a nivel nacional e internacional. Es la persona encargada de hacer la revisión de gaceta y envió de propuestas en referencia a la presentación de oposiciones.
José Antonio Hoyos Dávila
Labor Law Department Director
Labor Law Department
Neiva, Colombia
José Antonio Hoyos Dávila
Labor Law Department Director
Labor Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
José is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda, specialized in Administration at the Universidad de los Andes; he's also specialized in Labor Law, Social Security, teaching and universitary research from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda. Furthermore, he has a diploma in Competency-based Management and in Integrated Management Systems.

He leads all processes of identifiying and preventing legal risks in labor matters, as well as any other labor related problems that might affect companies. José is a great when it comes to counseling in labor conflict and collective labor agreement negotiations.

Muñoz Abogados' clients can benefit from José Antonio's comprehensive training. He combines his academic training and vast experience, both national and international, as a lawyer in the business sector, where he held positions such as Human Talent Director of Club Nogal, Director of Comfenalco Tolima, Vice-president of Grupo Tabaco Tabacolmex S.A de C.V, among others, to meet all his clients needs.
July Elizabeth Sarmiento
Lawyer
Labor Law
Bogotá, Colombia
July Elizabeth Sarmiento
Lawyer
Labor Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
She's a lawyer from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Conciliator, Specialist in Labor Law, and has a Master's degree in Integrated Management Systems for Labor Risk Prevention, Quality, Environment, and Corporate Social Responsibility. In the area of public administration, Sarmiento has taken part in the legal defense of entities, managing contentious administrative procedures, tutelage, rights to petition, and a large range of legal requirements. She's a business consultant in the management of legal risk and human talent, a research lecturer, and professor in subjects related to labor law, procedural labor law, commercial law, collective labor law, alternative mechanisms for the solution of conflicts, and research foundations. She's also a Legal Bureau consultant for the management of legal procedures and administrative transactions in matters of labor law and social security. She currently works at the firm's Industrial Law Department as a National Distinctive Signs Lawyer.
Languages
Spanish
Leydi Stefania Dorado
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Industrial Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Leydi Stefania Dorado
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
                            Industrial Law 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 - English.
Liliana Hoyos Celis
Coordinadora
Derecho Industrial
Bogotá, Colombia
Liliana Hoyos Celis
Coordinadora
Derecho Industrial
Bogotá, Colombia
Semblanza
Abogada de la facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Católica de Colombia, Especialista en Derecho Constitucional de la Universidad del Rosario; Especialista en Contratación Estatal de la Universidad Externado de Colombia; egresada de la Escuela de Filosofía y humanidades de la Universidad Sergio Arboleda, diplomada en Investigación y Docencia Universitaria de la Universidad Sergio Arboleda, con más de 16 años de experiencia profesional en el área Litigios contencioso administrativos relacionados con Propiedad Industrial, nulidades contra actos administrativos de carácter sancionatorio, reparación directa y controversias contractuales, Procedimientos administrativos Sancionatorios relacionados con protección al consumidor, habeas data, metrología legal y derecho sanitario, Derecho de la Empresa, Elaboración y revisión de contratos civiles y comerciales, Constitución y Transformación de sociedades comerciales, Propiedad Intelectual y Litigios en general.

Liliana es la Coordinadora del área de Derecho Industrial en Muñoz Abogados, donde enfoca su práctica en el asesoramiento integral en propiedad intelectual, datos personales, protección al consumidor, metrología legal, derecho constitucional y derecho administrativo.
Lola Falla
General Counsel at Neiva
Neiva, Colombia
Lola Falla
General Counsel at Neiva
Neiva, Colombia
Profile
Lola is a specialist in Business and Finance Law from the Universidad Externado de Colombia. She obtained her law degree from the Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia. She has a vast experience in legal proceedings thanks to her work as a Business Legal Consultant. She also handles alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, an area in which she's certified. Whether it's through judicial or extra-judicial legal representation or solving labor issues and settlements for agroindustrial and financial companies at national scale, Lola is always dedicated to supporting our firm in Huila and adjecent areas. She currently manages Muñoz Abogados's Neiva office.
Luis Carlos Parra Correa
Abogado Junior
Derecho Laboral
Bogotá, Colombia
Luis Carlos Parra Correa
Abogado Junior
Derecho Laboral
Bogotá, Colombia
Semblanza
Abogado egresado de la Universidad Santo Tomás, experto en Derecho Laboral y Seguridad Social, con experiencia en materia pensional, procesos disciplinarios y defensa judicial, de excelentes habilidades para identificar problemas legales y posibles soluciones, blindando a las compañías de reclamaciones e indemnizaciones por malas actuaciones durante la relación laboral, ofrece valiosa metodología para capacitar al personal de las compañías en disposiciones legales y procedimientos internos, con aptitudes de innovación, creatividad para gestionar y liderar proyectos institucionales, miembro del equipo de Muñoz Abogados desde el 2020. Actualmente se desempeña como Abogado Junior en Derecho Laboral de la firma.
María Paula Navarro Ojeda
Legal Assistant
Labor Law Department
Bogotá, Colombia
María Paula Navarro Ojeda
Legal Assistant
Labor Law Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
As a lawyer in training at the Universidad del Rosario, she supports the Labor Law Directorate. She's the lawyer in charge of reviewing, controlling, and monitoring all labor-related processes handled by the firm in Court, including the Supreme Court. In addition, she supports the area director in sustaining memorials, concepts, responding to claims, and other written tasks.
Languages Spanish, English
Paola Pinzón
Customer Service Coordinator
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
Paola Pinzón
Customer Service Coordinator
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Joining Muñoz Abogados back in 1999 and having worked in almost all the departments, being the area of international distinctive signs the most recent, Paola is the best when it comes to knowing the firm's clients. She has a vast knowledge in Intellectual Property and customer relationship management. She is always concerned about delivering a good service to her clients, with whom she has developed a cordial and close relationship, allowing her, in many cases, to anticipate to their needs. Passionate about customer and quality services, she is in charge of coordinating this area, from where she gladly leads all relating activities.
Languages
Spanish and Portuguese.
Paola Rico Marciales
Lawyer National Distinctive Signs
Industrial Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Paola Rico Marciales
Lawyer National Distinctive Signs
Industrial Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Paola Rico Marciales: She's a lawyer with a specialization in Industrial Property, Copyright and New Technologies from the Universidad Externado de Colombia. She has more than 4 years of experience as an advisor and legal representative for both national and international clients, in areas like Intellectual Property, Habeas Data, Consumer Protection, Regulatory Matters, Punitive Administrative Proceedings, and Unfair Competition. She's a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA). Certified in Legal English. She currently works at the firm's Industrial Law Department as a National Distinctive Signs Lawyer.
Languages
Español.
Rubiela Pacanchique
Innovations Coordinator
Intellectual Property / Innovations Department
Bogota, Colombia
Rubiela Pacanchique
Innovations Coordinator
Intellectual Property / Innovations 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.
Languages
English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Sergio David Zuñiga Benavides
Legal Assistant
Industrial Property Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Sergio David Zuñiga Benavides
Legal Assistant
Industrial Property Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
David is a lawyer studying at the Universidad Católica de Colombia and a Technologist in Bank and Financial Entity Management. He has experience in supporting the revision of legal procedures, as well as in performing analysis on credit applications within the banking sector. He currently works in the firm as a legal assistant, supporting the distinctive signs area on an international level.
Languages
Spanish, English.
Administrative Department and Assistants
Arleth Aroca
Administrative Department Director
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Arleth Aroca
Administrative Department Director
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Arleth is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda. She is Partner and Administrative Manager of Muñoz Abogados. She is always looking to improve the firm's internal processes in order to achieve business efficiency and an adequate customers service. Arleth has a large experience in health legislation and regulatory matters.
Blanca Ramírez
Messenger
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Blanca Ramírez
Messenger
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
She's a Biomedical Engineering Student. Neira excels at applying a dynamic approach to teamwork; she's open and receptive to change, as well as capable of taking responsibilities for the firm while fulfilling the tasks assigned to her in the archives area. She aims to acquire valuable knowledge in order to take new commitments, with a creative spirit that provides quality work for the firm. She currently works as an archive assistant.
Carolina Cervera
Treasury Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Carolina Cervera
Treasury Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
As a countable and financial Labor Technician and a Human Resources Management Student at the Politécnico Grancolombiano, she works at the firm's Accounting and Administrative department.
Ingrid Torres
File Management Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Ingrid Torres
File Management Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
As an Administrative Management Technologist and Business Administration student, she is in charge of the document processes at Muñoz Abogados.
Jesús Antonio Varón
IT Technician
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Jesús Antonio Varón
IT Technician
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
As a student of System Engineering at the Corporación Universitaria Republicana, he is in charge of the information technology. His mission is to propose, develop, implement, validate and manage innovative solutions for a more efficient use of computers, software and communications, in order to provide a better customer and employees service.
Leidy González
Accounting Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Leidy González
Accounting Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
As Public Accountant from the Universidad la Salle (Title in process), an Accounting and Finance Technologist from SENA and a Computer Technician from the Universidad INCCA de Colombia, she uses her experience and knowledge to serve of the firm's accounting. She is responsible for the billing and human resources processes, as well as and performing other functions such as causations and further support needed within the department.
Luis Hernando Agudelo
Marketing Department Director
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
Luis Hernando Agudelo
Marketing Department Director
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Luis is a Business Administrator with a specialization degree in logistics and studies in Intellectual Property Management, with further studies in insurance legislation and legal English applied to the United States' legal system. He holds a positing as a Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Management Consultant in Colombia's Intellectual Property program -sponsored by the IDB-, and Bogota's Chamber of Commerce, and has vast experience in strategic planning. He's currently the Director of the of the firm's Marketing Department and has been an administrative partner of Muñoz Abogados since 2003.
Languages
Spanish and English.
Martha Leiton
Accountant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Martha Leiton
Accountant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
A Public Accountant with a Diploma in International Accounting norm from the Public Accountants' Association. She is in charge of accounting matters in the Firm, and through her labor, she manages to keep all accounting operations up to date, as reflected in the financial statements she periodically updates propending in order to fulfill the Firm's the tax obligations.
Vely Ayala
General Services Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Vely Ayala
General Services Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
She performs general services tasks for the firm by keeping the facilities, clean, neat and in the best conditions possible. Through her work, Mrs. Vely plays a fundamental role in both our employee customer experience.