Intellectual Property

  • We have a highly qualified multidisciplinary team experienced in drafting, presentation and monitoring of patent applications for inventions, utility models, industrial designs and layout designs, both in Colombia and in a number of countries by means of the PCT treaty or directly as Conventional applications.

    Our service is aimed at providing our clients added value, which is why our patentability analyses and opinions regarding the patentability are supported technically and legally so our clients can rely on them to make decisions. We represent clients from multiple industries, from pharmaceutical and agrochemical, to materials, mechanics and telecommunications.

    We provide experienced analysis over infringement as well as litigation before the administrative and judicial authorities, both civil and criminal, for the defense of our clients' rights. We advise our clients in relation to the validity of their own or third parties' rights, as well as provide validity as well as freedom to operate opinions.

    We manage international patent portfolios and advise our clients in the structuring, valuation, licensing and sale of patents.

  • We provide services in searches and the preparation, filing and monitoring of trademarks, slogans, trade names and other distinctive signs. We defend our clients' interests in opposition and cancellation processes.

    Our team of highly qualified attorneys advise our clients comprehensively, always starting from a thorough understanding of our clients and their needs in order to provide solutions which are personalized and practical.

    We provide experienced analysis over infringement as well as litigation before the administrative and judicial authorities, both civil and criminal, for the defense of our clients' rights. We are experts in the fight against counterfeiting, representing clients from different industries in criminal proceedings against counterfeiters.

    We advise our clients in relation to the validity of their own or third parties' rights, as well as provide freedom to operate opinions. We manage international trademark portfolios and advise our clients in the structuring, valuation, licensing and sale of trademarks.

  • We advise our clients in the preparation, presentation and monitoring of plant breeder's rights for different species, from flowers to grass.

    We provide experienced analysis over infringement as well as litigation before the administrative and judicial authorities, both civil and criminal, for the defense of our clients' rights. We are experts in the fight against PBR piracy, representing multiple clients in out-of-court settlements, as well as civil and criminal courts against those who violate their rights.

    We advise our clients in relation to the validity of their own or third parties' rights. We manage international PBR portfolios and advise our clients in the structuring, valuation, licensing and sale of PBR rights.

  • We advise our clients in the structuring and maintenance of trade secrets and confidential information. This includes everything from performing internal audits in order to determine what information exists and how it is managed, to suggestions on accommodating physical facilities and processes necessary to ensure proper protection, as well as drafting or modifying information management protocols or manuals.

    We provide experienced analysis over infringement as well as litigation before the judicial authorities, both civil and criminal, for the defense of our clients' trade secrets and confidential information.

    We advise our clients in the valuation, licensing and sale of trade secrets.

  • We advise our clients in the preparation and submission of copyright applications before the National Registry.

    We represent our clients in copyright litigation before the judicial authorities, both civil and criminal. Our team has extensive experience in managing anti-piracy litigation for various industries, including the software and fashion industry.

    We manage copyright portfolios and advise our clients in the structuring, valuation, licensing and sale of copyrighted works.

  • Our firm has extensive experience in the management of international intellectual property rights portfolios, including patent and trademark portfolios.

    For these purposes, we have a mature network of agents in most countries around the world, which allows our clients to centralize the management of their intellectual property rights in raisbeck & castro, facilitating their administrative processes and maintaining an optimum level of quality.

  • As part of the advice our firm provides to its clients, we develop policies and protocols for the creation, maintenance, use, licensing and protection of our clients' intellectual property.

    Our work in the development of policies and protocols is a joint effort alongside our clients, since we develop policies and protocols individually for each client taking into account the realities and culture of each client. We begin with an audit and end with training and socialization of the protocols and policies created.

    As part of our services, we support our clients by participating in technical board meetings related to intellectual property, including those aimed at evaluating technology projects, brand development, advertising among others.

  • We advise our clients in all contractual aspects of intellectual property. This includes licensing, sale and purchase of patents, trademarks, plant breeders' rights, copyright, trade secrets and know-how.

    We also advise our clients in the development of franchise schemes, technology transfer agreements, technology development partnership contracts, works made for hire, among other contractual schemes.

  • We offer training related to all aspects of intellectual property, adapting the trainings according to the audience and the purpose of the training.

    Our training covers topics ranging from the general, so as to introduce one to more intellectual property topics, to the highly specialized, in order to discuss new or controversial issues.

  • When intellectual property rights are to be acquired or licensed, as well as when investments are to be made in companies whose intellectual property is a determinant aspect of the investment, it is important to establish the status and validity of such rights as part of the process of determining the legal basis and value of the purchase, license or investment contract. This is where our firm advises our clients in the full evaluation of the rights in question, conducting a due diligence not only to establish the current status and validity of each right, but to establish possible legal contingencies that provide our clients with the elements necessary to make educated decisions.

  • We advise and represent our clients before the Colombian Government and Congress, as well as the Andean Community, to promote our clients' interests in legislative development related to all aspects of intellectual property.

Calle 90 No. 19 - 41 Of. 404
Bogotá D.C. 110221, Colombia
PBX: (+571) 704 3275 
FAX: (+571) 704 3276
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