Firms To Watch: Intellectual property

Jimena Carrera heads up the IP team at León e Iparraguirre Abogados and advises clients on contentious and non-contentious matters, including trade mark applications, compliance matters and IP litigation.
Pacón & Schiantarelli handles intellectual property, unfair competition, commercial advertising, fashion law, consumer protection and personal data protection; in the IP segment it undertakes the full range of portfolio administration and management, rights protection and IP consulting. Name partners Ana María Pacón and Juan Pablo Schiantarelli, along with highly-regarded senior associate Rosalina Susano, are the names to note.

Intellectual property in Peru

Barreda Moller

IP-dedicated boutique Barreda Moller provides ‘good advice and communicates clearly and concisely’ and is ‘adept at handling both IP disputes and patent prosecutions’. The substantial practice acts for a roster of high-profile domestic and international clients on patent, trade mark, copyright, infringement and unfair competition matters and a broad range of related issues. IP litigation and the procurement of IP rights are key pillars of the practice and the firm is a go-to name for clients across a broad range of sectors, including the banking and finance, pharmaceuticals, technology, education and tourism industries, among others. Alfredo Barreda and Fernando Barreda jointly lead the team, leveraging their illustrious careers and experience in IP, licensing and competition law. Other key practitioners include trade mark and copyright expert Carlos Auza, Marcela Escobar, who handles trade mark, patent and copyright work; and commercial and trade mark specialist Micaela Mujica. At a more junior level, Mariana Bauer is recognised for her trade mark skills. Gonzalo Barreda joined from BRDA Abogados in May 2021.

Practice head(s):

Alfredo Barreda; Fernando Barreda

Testimonials

‘Barreda Moller provides good advice and communicates clearly and concisely.’

‘They have been adept at handling both IP disputes as well as patent prosecutions for us.’

‘Alfredo Barredo has consistently given us good legal service for our patent needs in Peru.’

‘The team is small but all members are knowledgeable on our cases. Consequently, anyone on the team can step in on our matters.’

Work highlights

  • Acting for the president and fellows of a higher education institution in relation to the filing of an infringement action based on bad faith, obtaining a favorable resolution, including a fine imposed on the third party.
  • Advising a retail client on a nullity action based on bad faith, and obtained a favourable resolution stating that the third party’s application was filed in bad faith.
  • Advised a high-profile client in relation to the opposition of a trade mark.

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International

Estudio Echecopar member firm of Baker McKenzie International fields a full-service practice which covers the full gamut of IP law and is particularly strong in contentious matters involving large international brands. The practice provides clients with advisory services around trade mark, patent, copyright and trade secrets work, and also handles a large number of contentious issues. Practice head Luis Alonso Garcia has substantial experience in IP compliance mandates, infringements and unfair competition matters and is experienced in the pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and food and beverage industries. Manlio Bassino is recommended for IP-related corporate work and administrative procedures involving the defence of copyrights, while Alvaro Gutiérrez, a former vice president of the Peruvian Copyright Office, is another key practitioner. At associate level, Geneve Dupont is a key name to note for the management of trade mark portfolios, Rosemary Rivera handles regulatory matters, and Andrea Jimenez is recommended for IP disputes.

Practice head(s):

Luis Alonso Garcia

Key clients

Gloria

Abbott Laboratories

Bodega San Isidro/Barsol

British American Tobacco

Banco Santander

Cavelier Abogados/Comite Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne

Quala

Ajeper

Softys/CMPC

3M

Work highlights

  • Successfully represented Bodega San Isidro in a preliminary investigation conducted by the Trade Mark Office regarding the manufacture of Pisco and the company’s relationship to the Cusqueño Sour product.

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados

Muñiz, Olaya, Meléndez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados is home to a ‘professional team’ which ‘can carry out comprehensive and highly effective strategies’. A core focus of the practice is trade mark filings and litigation, with other areas of expertise encompassing unfair competition, antitrust, and criminal and administrative law mandates. As a former president of the Peruvian Association of IP Lawyers (APPI), Marta Fernández-Pepper is well known in the Peruvian IP market and heads up the practice, utilising her extensive experience in trade mark, patent and copyright issues. Bruno Merchor-Valderrama is an expert in patent law and has particular experience of the life sciences sector, while Piero Calderon-Oliva is a name to note for IP rights issues, with expertise in anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy actions. Senior associate Johana Calderon-Valencia adds expertise in administrative proceedings and non-contentious issues to the team, while associate Roxana Bacalla-Izquierdo handles innovation and technology patents.

Practice head(s):

Marta Fernández-Pepper

Testimonials

‘They are proactive and assertive, they anticipate the needs of the client’.

‘They know the market very well and that is why they can carry out comprehensive and highly effective strategies.’

‘I especially highlight the work of Marta Fernández-Pepper’.

‘Their promptness, honesty in their opinions and suggestions make them stand out. They are always thinking of what will benefit the clients.’

‘Their intellectual property team is very solid and one that can be trusted and have as a right hand in Peru.’

‘The entire team are all excellent, attentive and respectful.’

‘Dynamic, great capacity for analysis and knowledge of the subject.’

‘Marta Fernández-Pepper and Bruno Merchor-Valderrama are excellent professionals and great advisers in the field of intellectual property.’

Key clients

Eli Lilly and Company

Cervecerías Peruanas Backus y Johnston (Peruvian subsidiary of AB InBev)

Business Software Alliance

Microsoft Corporation

Cisco Systems

Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Rappi

Novartis Pharma

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria

Tiendas por Departamento Ripley

Sandoz

Damper Trujillo

Cerámica Lima/ Corporación Cerámica

Eurofarma Perú

Volkswagen

Xiaomi

Universidad Privada del Norte

Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas

Compañía Nacional de Chocolates

Dongfeng Motor

EAE Institución Superior de Formación Universitaria

Exsa

Knop Laboratorios

Euro Repar Service

Pesquera Diamante

Renzo Costa

Obligado & Cía

Estudio Carey

Brigard & Castro

Herrero & Asociados

Elzaburu Abogados y Consultores

Barnes & Thornburg

Kasznar Leonardos Advocados

Pons IP

Regimbau Cabinet

Beyond Attorneys at Law

Provimarcas

CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office

Lifang & Partners

Repsol

Compagnie Gervais Danone

Medco Trading

Fifpro Commercial Enterprises

IT Compliance Association

Futureco Biosciences

Denali Therapeutics

Cinehoyts Cinepolis

Amgen

Best Line International Research

Prosub

Corporacion Futura Farms

Fruturo

Les Mills International Limited

Farmacologicos Veterinarios

Sqb Peruvian Fruit

Jones Day

Botica Francesa

Specsavers

Bona Vida

Cristalia Productos Químicos Farmacéuticos

Anphora Peru

Mega Lifesciences

Sun IP

NBCUniversal Media

Unilabs Peru

Essity North America

Saf-Holland

Tianneng Battery Group

Proveedores Mineros

Inversiones & Negocios Machupicchu

Ontel Products Corporation

New Wisdom Investment Limited

Arca Continental

Top Rank – Cinestar

Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología

Wenco

Cristal Lagoons

TVS Motor Company

Amazon

Betfair

Uppay

Facebook

Epiroc Rock Drills Aktiebolag

Itf-Labomed Farmaceutica Limitada

Greenplast

Pontificia Universidad Catolica De Chile

First Sentier Investors (Australia) Services

I.C.O.N. Europe

Xiaomi

Peugeot Citroën Automobiles

Laboratorios Temis Lostalo

Bumble Bee Foods

Work highlights

  • Advising Eurofarma Peru on a non-use cancellation action against the registered trade mark “Unocef” for goods in class 05.
  • Advising Business Software Alliance on an anti-piracy campaign to detect software piracy.
  • Advising Cristal Lagoons on the infringement action of a patent that protects a water filtration process.

Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados

Under the joint leadership of Héctor Álvarez and María del Carmen Alvarado, the IP team at Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano – Abogados is well known in the market for its advice on trade marks, patents, copyrights and franchising and license agreements. On the contentious side, the practice handles administrative and court proceedings relating to IP rights, acting for a notable roster of high-profile clients. Álvarez advises domestic and foreign companies on the protection and registration of trade marks and patents, while del Carmen, who is a former head of the Trade Mark Office, is recommended for contentious IP matters. Senior associate Ricardo De Vettor has particular experience in the life sciences sector and associate Ximena Aramburu specialises in trade mark, patent, copyright and domain name mandates.

Practice head(s):

Héctor Álvarez; María del Carmen Alvarado

Testimonials

‘They have always been excellent partners. Extremely responsive and ready to assist in the simple or most complex matters. Their support has been critical to our success.’

‘The team became experts in our business and we rely on their advice. They have our best interest as a priority and act with integrity.’

Key clients

PepsiCo

Inditex (Zara)

Microsoft Corporation

Panasonic Corporation

Mars

Colombina

Abercrombie & Fitch Europe

Reckitt Benckiser

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Assa Abloy

Discovery Communications

McAffee

Kawasaki Kabushiki Kaisha

NV Bekaert

Immunotec

The Singer Company Limited

American Airlines

Lineage Logistics Holdings

CBC PR

Martinizing International

Work highlights

  • Advised PepsiCo on the opposition of a trade mark registered by Monster Energy Company.
  • Advised Mars on the opposition of a trade mark registered by Chocolates Gure.
  • Advised American Airlines on the opposition of a trade mark registered by America World Travel.

Allende & García Abogados

IP boutique Allende & García Abogados has continuously added to its extensive client base since its establishment, acting for a roster of large international brands and smaller domestic businesses including Red Bull and Visa International. The team, which is jointly led by Jorge Allende, Magali García and Dafne Ramos offers a personalised service across the full spectrum of IP advice. Allende is a former president of the APPI and excels in trade mark mandates, which is also an area of expertise for García. Ramos is a name to note for IP management issues, commercial advertising work and unfair competition and consumer protection mandates, acting for clients throughout the public and private sectors.

Practice head(s):

Jorge Allende; Magali García; Dafne Ramos

Key clients

Grupo Cencosud

Red Bull

VISA International

Colgate Palmolive Corporation

re/max

FIFA

Aceros Arequipa

The Weir Group

Laboratorios Pisa

Compass Minerals America do Sul Industria e Comercio

Corporación Stewart

Work highlights

  • Advising Grupo Cencosud on prosecuting trade marks, litigating oppositions, cancellation actions, and nullity and infringements actions.
  • Advising Red Bull on the enforcement of its IP rights.
  • Advising VISA International on the enforcement of its IP rights.

BARLAW – Barrera & Asociados S. Civil de R.L.

BARLAW – Barrera & Asociados S. Civil de R.L. continuously ‘finds creative solutions to issues clients encounter’ and provides high-profile international clients with ‘out-of-the-box thinking, professionalism, and an understanding of local and global laws’. Offering the full range of IP services, the firm has particular strength in counterfeiting matters, as well as patent, trade mark, copyright and enforcement issues. Key practitioner Adriana Barrera is experienced in the development of protection strategies for IP rights and litigation, while María Inés Herrera is a name to note for enforcement work, including infringement matters relating to trade marks and patents; the pair attract praise for their 'knowledge of the subject and their agility'. Clients also single out Medalith Albarracín for her 'proactive attitude' and senior associate Andrea Chunga, who handles litigation at the administrative and judicial level, with a focus on trade mark and copyright matters.

Practice head(s):

Adriana Barrera

Testimonials

‘The team is very diligent in providing solutions and supports the client’s requirements.’

‘They are committed to making projects come true.’

‘Medalith Albarracín has provided unconditional support for the company for all IP procedures. Not only as a manager of the procedure, but also offering a proactive attitude when reviewing the projects.’

‘BARLAW is the best IP firm for its professionals, both from a personal and professional point of view.’

‘Adriana Barrera and María Inés Herrera are characterised by their knowledge of the subject and their agility.’

‘A team of extremely proactive professionals, available at all times and with effective solutions.’

‘A firm that seeks to be at the forefront of IP issues.’

‘The team works strategically and together, one of the things I value most about BARLAW is the ability of its multidisciplinary team with creative solutions for each case.’

Key clients

Adidas Group

Amazon Technologies

Biofarma – Les Laboratories Servier

BULGARI

Burberry Limited

Carey

CATERPILLAR INC

Cervieri Monsuárez & Asociados

Chanel

Colgate-Palmolive Company

Crocs

DuaneMorris

ENTERTAINMENT ONE UK LIMITED

Epson America

ESPNInternational

Ferrero/Soremartec

Ferring

Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

GARRIGUES

GOYA FOODS

Guccio Gucci

HEWLETT-PACKARD

Honda Motor

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES

IDEAS APLICADAS

NEW IMAGE GLOBAL

Kipling Apparel

LEGO JURIS

LVMH Fashion Group

MIFARMA

Monster Energy

NAUTILUS ENERGY HOLDINGS

Nike Innovate

Philip Morris International

Puma

PVH EUROPE

PVH Group – Tommy Hilfiger

RALPH LAUREN CORPORATION

S. TOUS

Sanrio Company

SANTARELLI

Schaeffler Group USA

SonyInteractive Entertainment

Spin Master

Sporsoilirs

UNDERAMOUR

Underwriters Laboratories

Vans

Viacom International

Herbalife International

Work highlights

  • Advised Crocs on the filing and monitoring of several clog and shoe designs as industrial designs and 3D trade marks; and representation and filing complaints for infringement to defend the same from third parties that take advantage of the designs.
  • Advised Ferring in the countries of the Andean Pact, such as Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru on the protection of its pharmaceuticals trade marks, including international transformations, renewals, background searches, trade mark filings and other trade mark matters.
  • Advised Adidas, Nike Innovate and Puma on the legal actions and investigations in coordination with the National Police and the IP Prosecutor of Lima Nord to stop the manufacturing of fake footwear and related accessories from a big factory.

Estudio Colmenares

Estudio Colmenares has an extensive track record in IP in Peru, focusing on protection mandates, surveillance issues and IP litigation alongside day-to-day IP advice. On the contentious side, the practice handles opposition claims, defence work, cancellation actions, conciliations, infringement matters and nullity actions. Managing partner Luis Gayoso Frayssinet is vice president of the APPI and acts for domestic and international clients across a wide range of industries, including the pharmaceuticals, automotive, food and beverage, and fashion sectors. María Del Carmen Arana and Guillermo Melgarejo are also key practitioners who are both strong in IP litigation.

Key clients

Biotechnology Institute And I MAS D

Amgen Inc. And Cytokinetics

Charak

Genentech

Jvc Kenwood Corporation

Rolex

FIFA

Habana Club Holding

Puma

Ferrari

Mitsubishi Corporation

Formula One Licensing

Durand Abogados

The IP division of Durand Abogados is ‘always ready to help and technically excellent’, leveraging its broad practice to provide advice on trade marks, copyright, patents and cross-border contentious IP matters. Group head Juan Carlos Durand Grahammer acts for a roster of high-profile national and international brands and is well versed in IP-related corporate matters, litigation and the management of IP rights, while Armando Pastor Vera is also highly active in the team. Christian Durand Grahammer offers clients ‘distinguished knowledge of Peruvian patent and trade mark law’ and is head of the firm's German and European desk; he is also a key name to note for the creation of IP rights portfolios and defending clients against infringements.

Practice head(s):

Juan Carlos Durand Grahammer

Testimonials

‘Always ready to help and technically excellent.’

‘Christian Durand Grahammer is very cordial and provides a distinguished knowledge of Peruvian patent and trade mark matters.’

Key clients

Sony Electronics

Lenovo

Hitachi

Oracle Corporation

Thyssenkrupp

Biontech

Lidl Stiftung & Co

Le Mans – Automobile Club De L´ouest

Pharmalys Invest Holding

Oakley

Luxottica Group

Skydance Animotion

Biosort

Gestra

Opel Automobile

Andreas Stihl

Laboratoires Théa

Juniper Networks

Universal

Assa Abloy

Warner

Starwood

Next Group

Carolina Lemke

Ferrarelle

Work highlights

  • Successfully advised ThyssenKrupp on defending its marks in non-use cancellation proceedings.
  • Successfully advised Andreas Stihl on defending its colour mark in a nullity action proceeding.
  • Acted for Luxottica Group in opposition proceedings against a Blue Protect trade mark application in the name of Global Mega.

ClarkeModet Peru

ClarkeModet Peru forms part of a boutique international IP network providing IP capabilities across a spectrum of Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries. Jimena Ugarte leads the Peruvian team, which is typically active in trade mark and patent conflicts, acting for claimants and defendants from the food and beverage, entertainment, pharmaceuticals and industrial manufacturing sectors. Consultants José Marquis and Alvaro Arias also advise on anti-counterfeiting and domain name protection strategies, along with plant variety rights. Silvana López assumed the role of international business director for the entire firm group in October 2021.

Practice head(s):

Jimena Ugarte

 

DS Casahierro Abogados

Offering a ‘fast and efficient personalised service’, DS Casahierro Abogados is highly regarded for its anti-counterfeiting and brand protection advice, particularly in the entertainment industry, and also assists with the administration of patent and trade mark portfolios. Practice head and piracy expert Javier Duany ‘knows his area perfectly’, with lengthy experience fighting INDECOPI-administered infringements and handling unfair and free competition processes. Life sciences-focused associate Jessica Ortiz, who is praised as ‘extremely dedicated and meticulous’, is another key contact. The team’s roster of clients include giants from the electronics, pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals sectors.

Practice head(s):

Javier Duany

Testimonials

‘Fast and efficient personalised service.’

‘Javier Duany knows his area perfectly.’

‘Their lawyers are highly trained and attend to requirements in an efficient and timely manner. The firm compares favorably for the efficiency and quality of services.’

‘Javier Duany is constantly updating the topics of his professional practice and very attentive to the follow-up of cases. Jessica Ortiz is extremely dedicated, meticulous and demanding, which translates into an impeccable result and efficiency in service.’

Key clients

Faes Farma

Montana

Apotex

React Latin America

Servicios y Formulaciones Industriales

Tiendas Superpet

CV of America

QSI Perú

Fitpass

Fitall Holding

CorralRosales

Laboratorios Pisa

Programa de Apoyo Nutricional basado en Soya

BKIP Limited

Novo Nordisk

Anita Food

ADM Inca

Frutarom Perú

Jauregui y Del Valle

Química Suiza

Huinco Group

Mifarma

Panamericana de Patentes y Marcas

Bustamante Fabara

Mascotas Latinas

Quimica Sagal

Yuasa and Hara

Mónica Montenegro

Inversiones Kiyashi

Aditmaq Aditivos y Maquinarias

Battilana Nutrición

Biosyntec

Patuelli y Cia Limitada

Stellar Mining Perú

Young Life

Nor Peruana de Telecomunicaciones

Risk Consulting

Synfiny Advisors Perú

Euphoria Perú

Conductores Eléctricos

Dormeson

GP Pharm

Work highlights

  • Filing an Andean opposition against the ‘Rosalia’ trade mark requested by the singer Rosalía Vila, based on the ‘Rosalia’ trade mark registered in Colombia owned by Ingenieria de Moda.
  • Filing a nullity action against the ‘Fitpass’ trade mark by Fitness Pass for a bad faith registration, based on the ‘Fitpass’ trade mark registered in Mexico, according to Washington Convention and Andean Community Regulation.

Espinosa Bellido Abogados

Espinosa Bellido Abogados is an IP boutique led by Francisco Espinosa Reboa, formerly of INDECOPI, which handles a variety of contentious and non-contentious IP work. Matters encompass domain and trade name issues, trade mark registrations, advice on advertising and consumer law, and issues arising from industrial designs and utility models. Ana Cecilia Sotelo Aguilar and Carolina Martinez Hoepelman lead the litigation and patent departments at the firm, respectively. Clients include domestic and international companies, as well as foreign law firms seeking specialist Peruvian counsel.

Practice head(s):

Francisco Espinosa Reboa

Estudio Olaechea

Estudio Olaecheaprovides personalised and prompt attention‘ to its clients, which most notably stem from the pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries, at a domestic and international level. The ‘outstanding’ Mónica Germany heads up the team, which oversees many Peruvian IP portfolios for large market leaders as well as newer start-ups. Work highlights typically span patent and trade mark filings and domain name registrations, unfair competition actions and advertising rules infractions. Associate Cristina Fernandez is highly experienced in copyright claims and other contentious work, and also has niche expertise in consumer protection issues, gaming law and advertising matters.

Practice head(s):

Mónica Germany

Testimonials

‘It is an excellent office that provides personalised and prompt attention. We appreciate their immediate attention to matters.’

‘They differentiate themselves from their competitors by presenting personalised services. The plus is its prompt and adequate response, always seeking the interest of its clients. The outstanding lawyer for us is Mónica Germany.’

Key clients

Class Complement

The Clorox Company

Off White

Universidad del Pacifico

Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Limited

Agustin Gonzalez Leñero

Larenon Healthcare

Mayo Foundation For Medical Education And Research

Frimeline Private Limited

Industrias Venado

Alliance Tire Americas

Tumi Contratista Mineros

LTP Sport Group

Explora Chile

Viña Tacama

Diospi Suyana

Grifith Food International

Little Caesar Enterprises

Live Entertainment

Work highlights

  • Defending Class Complement against an infringement action, after which the Distinctive Signs Commission declared the action of infringement and unfair competition unfounded.
  • Providing legal services to The Clorox Company in connection with the registration and protection of its trade mark portfolio in Peru.
  • Advising Off-White on its portfolio of brands in Peru and defending against an opposition presented by Johnson & Johnson.

Osterling Abogados

Clients praise the ‘well-prepared and knowledgeable‘ team at Osterling Abogados, which specialises in IP matters relating to the pharmaceuticals, music and video game, and hotel and restaurant industries. Department head Arturo Tello ‘always offers solutions and alternatives’ when handling trade mark and patent portfolio advisory work, as well as any related disputes including copyright and unfair competition claims. The firm also has a burgeoning anti-counterfeiting practice, with associate Jean-Carlo Costa an integral part of the recent expansion, which has led to the group representing fashion houses including Hugo Boss and Prada.

Practice head(s):

Arturo Tello

Testimonials

‘Very good practice. They follow instructions to the letter.’

‘Very efficient and job very well done. Lawyers are available to answer questions.’

‘Their speed in response, their close follow-up and their high professional levels stand out. In addition, they take charge of cases in such a way that one can rest easy on their work because, in addition, they achieve favorable results.’

‘I highlight, without the slightest doubt, Arturo Tello, a professional whose criteria is always well-founded; he is available 24/7, very reliable in his management and personally follows up on the cases in his charge. Jean-Carlo Costa also stands out, and provides decisive support to Arturo.’

‘Arturo Tello always offers solutions and alternatives.’

‘Their answers are fast and well-supported, they emit clear and complete concepts. The attention is first class.’

‘Well prepared and knowledgeable, excellent attitude and agile.’

Key clients

Sanofi

GlaxoSmithKline

L’Oreal

Rimac Seguros y Reaseguros

Frida Kahlo (Heirs)

Kimberly Clark Worldwide

Harley Davidson

Dr. Martens International Trading and Dr. Maertens Marketing

REACT

Prosegur Group

Toy Cantando

GMG Nicaragua

Grapa Company Limited

Riot Games

Mercado Libre

BRDA Abogados

BRDA Abogados handles a varied workload of IP mandates, ranging from issues involving industrial designs and utility models to trade marks and copyright domain names. The three-partner team features Jose BarredaGonzalo Barreda and Gisella Barreda, who is particularly strong in patent registrations and litigation. The group's client roster is notably weighted towards the pharmaceuticals, biotech and manufacturing industries, and areas of expertise for the practice encompass unfair competition, consumer and corporate law issues and advertising-related disputes.

Diez Canseco Competencia & PI

Under the joint leadership of Luis Diez Canseco and Omar Alvarado, Diez Canseco Competencia & PI acts for domestic and international clients on trade mark matters, including prosecutions, as well as regulatory issues. Canseco has substantial experience in the industry and has previously worked for INDECOPI, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Bank.

Practice head(s):

Luis Diez Canseco; Omar Alvarado

Testimonials

‘Handling of complex trade mark issues (litigation) is what differentiates the practice as well as the willingness to meet our requirements in a timely manner.’

‘Diez Canseco stands out for its personalised treatment and availability to attend to urgent matters.’

‘The incredible thing about the team is that they are very aware that we have an agreed set of hours, and they adjust to it.’

‘Their answers are fast and well supported, they emit clear and complete concepts.’

‘The attention is first class.’

They have extensive knowledge of the issues that are entrusted to them and are always looking for creative solutions that are much more beneficial than conventional ones.’

‘Omar Alvarado is a person with extensive knowledge of the subject, who solves your problems efficiently.’

Key clients

LAP- Lima Airport Partners

Direct TV Peru

Netflix Worldwide Entertainment

Alicorp

Kimberly-Clark Worldwide

El Corte Inglés

Corporación Mara

Real Plaza

Heineken

Laboratorios Siegfried

Huawei Perú

Renzo Costa

Hapag Lloyd Perú

Procter & Gamble Peru

Fábrica de Chocolates La Continental

Aje Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Solgas –the largest producer and distributor of domestic gas in Peru— on trade mark infringements conducted against third companies using the trade mark ‘Solgas’ without authorisation in the market of household gas packed in cylinders.
  • Assisted Heineken Peruvian operations on a daily basis with legal consulting regarding IP as well as trade mark prosecution and contentious matters.
  • Represented Alibaba Group Holding Limited in an opposition against the multiclass application ‘Fortunes of Ali Baba’, requested by a third party.

Fernández-Dávila Abogados

The IP, life sciences and regulatory affairs practice at boutique firm Fernández-Dávila Abogados specialises in patent, trade mark and copyright prosecution mandates. Founding partner Carlos Fernández-Dávila Winkler, who is best known for defending IP rights in the pharmaceuticals and agrochemical sectors, heads up the team alongside Ivette Luque Cárdenas and senior associate Jennifer Cabrera. Recent matters have also involved the protection of brands and domain names, and advising on INDECOPI registrations.

Key clients

Diageo

Croplife Latin America

Pfizer

Corteva Agriscience

Novartis Pharma and Novartis

Boehringer Ingelheim

Merck & Co

Bayer

Syngenta

FMC Colombia

Laboratorio Ballerina

EISAI R&D Management

Productos Sancela del Perú and Productos Familia del Peru

Kimitec Group

Procter & Gamble Peru

Sanulac Nutrición Perú

Merck Sharp & Dohme Perú

Moderna International

Frutarom

OM Pharma

Olarte Moure

ALAFARPE – Asociación Nacional de Laboratorios Farmacéuticos

DuPont