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-MUNOZ
Diego Muñoz
Founder
Bogota, Colombia
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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
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Arleth Aroca
Finance Manager
Finance Manager
Bogota, Colombia
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Arleth Aroca
Finance Manager
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.
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Guillermo Navarro Romero
Intellectual Property Department Director
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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
Luis Hernando Agudelo
Marketing Department Director
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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
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Angie Acosta
Trademark Watching Coordinator
Intellectual Property
Bogota, Colombia
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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.
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Angie Carvajal
Legal Assistant
Corporate Law
Bogotá, Colombia
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Angie Carvajal
Legal Assistant
Corporate Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Attorney in training. Student from the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, Bogota. She has worked on research issues involving abuse of shareholders' voting rights. Currently, she works as a legal assistant in corporate, contractual and commercial matters. Also, she provides support in the incorporation of companies, presentation of actions before the delegation of commercial procedures of the Superintendence of Companies and review of civil and commercial contracts. She has skills in mediation, conciliation and conflict resolution.
Languages
Spanish and English
ALVIN CRUZ
Alvin Cruz
Commercial Coordinator
Bogota, Colombia
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Alvin Cruz
Commercial Coordinator
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.
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Camila Espinosa Rubiano
Lawyer
Intellectual Property / Distinctive Signs Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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 CORTES
Camilo Cortés
Anti-trust and Consumer Law Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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.
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Carolina García
Director
Corporate Law
Bogotá, Colombia
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Carolina García
Director
Corporate Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Attorney and economist graduated from the Autonomous University of Bucaramanga. She is a specialist in International Business Law and Master in Private Law from the University of Los Andes.

Carolina has focused her professional practice on the resolution of corporate conflicts, structuring of commercial operations and insolvency. In her career, she has had the opportunity to advise companies from different economic sectors on legal matters of a business nature.

She is currently a senior associate in the Department of Corporate Law and Conflict Resolution at Muñoz Abogados, area where she focuses her practice on comprehensive advice on corporate, contractual and commercial matters, as well as on the resolution of business conflicts.
Languages
Spanish and English
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Carlos Alberto Estrada Sanclemente
Lawyer
Cucuta, Colombia
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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.
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Guillermo Navarro Romero
Intellectual Property Department Director
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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
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Ginna Lozano
Business Agent
Bogota, Colombia
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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.
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Gisel Vanessa Páez
Trademark Monitoring Assistant
Industrial Law
Bogotá, Colombia
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Gisel Vanessa Páez
Trademark Monitoring Assistant
Industrial Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Technologist in Accounting, Financial and Administrative management, she has more than 8 years of experience in the area. Currently she supports the Industrial Property department, specifically in the coordination of trademark monitoring, at national and international level. She is the person in charge of reviewing the gazette and sending proposals in reference to presentation of oppositions.
Juan Esteban Quiroz
Juan Esteban Quiroz
Legal Assistant
Industrial Relations
Bogotá, Colombia
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Juan Esteban Quiroz
Legal Assistant
Industrial Relations
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Attorney in training from the Saint Thomas University. He has worked on research issues related to university governance, has provided support as a translator thanks to his high level of English. Currently, he works as a legal assistant at the firm, providing support in the field of distinctive signs at an international level.
Languages:
Spanish and English.
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July Elizabeth Sarmiento
Lawyer
Labor Law
Bogotá, Colombia
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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
Laura Duarte
Laura Duarte
Legal Assistant
Corporate Law
Bogotá, Colombia
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Laura Duarte
Legal Assistant
Corporate Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Soon to obtain a Law degree from the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. She currently works as a Corporate Legal Assistant, as well as participating in Corporate, Contractual and Commercial Law. She also provides support in the review and drafting of civil and commercial contracts, incorporation of companies, drafting of bylaws and social documents, filing of actions before the delegation of commercial procedures of the Superintendence of Companies and process monitoring.
Leydi Stefania
Leydi Stefania Dorado
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Industrial Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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.
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Liliana Hoyos Celis
Coordinator
Industrial Law
Bogotá, Colombia
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Liliana Hoyos Celis
Coordinator
Industrial Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Attorney graduated from the Faculty of Law at the Catholic University of Colombia, Specialist in Constitutional Law from the University of Rosario; Specialist in State Contracting from the Externado de Colombia University; Graduated from the School of Philosophy and Humanities of the Sergio Arboleda University, graduated in Research and University Teaching from the Sergio Arboleda University, with more than 16 years of professional experience in the area of contentious administrative litigation related to Industrial Property, annulments against administrative acts of sanctioning nature, direct reparation and contractual disputes, Sanctioning administrative procedures related to consumer protection, habeas data, legal metrology and health law, Company Law, Preparation and review of civil and commercial contracts, Constitution and Transformation of commercial companies, Intellectual Property and Litigation in general.

Liliana is the Coordinator of the Industrial Law area at Muñoz Abogados, area where she focuses her practice on comprehensive advice on intellectual property, personal data, consumer protection, legal metrology, constitutional law and administrative law.
Lola Falla
Lola Falla
General Counsel at Neiva
Neiva, Colombia
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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.
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Luis Gabriel Arbeláez
Director of Labor Law
Bogota, Colombia
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Luis Gabriel Arbeláez
Director of Labor Law
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Lawyer graduated from the Catholic University of Colombia. Specialist in Labor Law graduated from the Externado University of Colombia, and a specialist in Social Security Law graduated from the Pontifical Xaverian University. Teacher of the Labor Law and Social Security Law specializations at the Pontifical Xaverian University. Linked to Muñoz Abogados as director of the Labor Law area. He has an extensive experience in the public and private sector, as he has previously become Manager II of the Pensioner Attention Center and Head of the Pensioner Attention Department of the defunct Social Security Institute, Manager of Pensions and Deputy Director of economic benefits of the FONCEP, and more recently Legal representative of the Firm Arbelaez & Daza Abogados SAS. With his academic and labor expertise, he has stood out in a broad journey in litigation with the defense of state entities, national companies and individuals, now at the service of Muñoz Abogados, reinforcing the already consolidated team in the Labor area of Muñoz Abogados.
Paola Pinzón
Paola Pinzón
Customer Service Coordinator
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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.
Rubiela Pacanchique
Rubiela Pacanchique
Innovations Coordinator
Intellectual Property / Innovations Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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.
ergio David Zuñiga Benavides
Sergio David Zuñiga Benavides
Legal Assistant
Industrial Property Department
Bogotá, Colombia
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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.
Valeria Pazos
Valeria Pazos
Trademark Monitoring Assistant, Industrial Law
Industrial Property Department
Bogotá, Colombia
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Valeria Pazos
Trademark Monitoring Assistant, Industrial Law
Industrial Property Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Technologist at SENA's Commercial Communication. Marketing and Advertising student at the Unipanamericana University of Bogota. Currently supporting the Intellectual Property Department in the National and International Trademark Monitoring area.
Vanessa Jiménez
Vanessa Jiménez
Attorney
Labour Law
Bogotá, Colombia
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Vanessa Jiménez
Attorney
Labour Law
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Lawyer graduated from El Bosque University, currently specializing in Labour Law and Social Security at El Rosario University. She has experience in the private and public sectors; handling guardianships, responding to petition rights in matters of transit and transportation, previous concepts for the conformation of Raps and border disputes, coordination of academic forums. She currently works as an attorney in Labour Law.
Administrative Department and Assistants
Arleth Aroca
Arleth Aroca
Finance Manager
Finance Manager
Bogota, Colombia
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Arleth Aroca
Finance Manager
Finance Manager
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
Blanca Ramírez
Messenger
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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
Carolina Cervera
Treasury Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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.
Geraldine González
Geraldine González
Archivist
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
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Geraldine González
Archivist
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Technologist at Administrative Management. Currently works as an Archivist for the firm.
Ingrid Torres
Ingrid Torres
File Management Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
Ingrid Torres
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
Jesús Antonio Varón
IT Technician
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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
Leidy González
Accounting Assistant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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
Luis Hernando Agudelo
Marketing Department Director
Marketing Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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
Martha Leiton
Accountant
Administrative Department
Bogota, Colombia
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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.