Firm Profile > BBGS ABOGADOS > Bogota, Colombia

CRA 9 # 80-15 OF. 301

Intellectual property Tier 4

The Colombian office of the multi-jurisdctional BBGS alliance, BBGS ABOGADOS handles a broad array of intellectual and industrial property, focusing on the prosecution, enforcement and litigation of trade marks, along with copyright and entertainment matters. The six-strong team, which provides ‘quick replies’, is led by Myriam Montenegro; recent matters include successfully filing an opposition on behalf of Iglesia El Lugar de Su Presencia against a trade mark application for “Pasion por su Presencia”. Well regarded IP-practice director Nidia Osorio is also a key name. Clients include Orange Brands, Calvin Klein, Sony Pictures and Plural Comunicaciones.

Corporate and M&A Tier 5

BBGS ABOGADOS is the Colombian office of a novel, mid-market multi-jurisdictional alliance (BBGS), offering an integrated service across the countries of the Pacific Alliance – Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico. Luis Felipe Barrios and Mónica Serrano head a six-strong practice group, which has a particular focus on the entertainment and telecoms industries but is also experienced in oil-related services. Recent mandates include assisting Emergia Customer Care with its acquisition of 100% of the shares of Cobranza Nacional de Créditos. Clients include OTF Colombia, Inversiones Primera Infancia, Hallmark House and Ticbridge.

TMT Tier 5

BBGS ABOGADOS’ TMT practice specialises in entertainment law and in handling all aspects of commercial, privacy, contractual and intellectual property law that involve knowledge of new technologies and the legal aspects of audio-visual productions, among other matters. Able to offer integrated services in conjunction with BBGS partner firms in Mexico, Peru and Chile, the five-strong Bogotá-based team is led by Luis Felipe Barrios and Mónica Serrano. Recent matters saw the group advise Teleset regarding the pre-production, production and post-production of three TV series. Other 2018 mandates included assisting Go Digital with its acquisition of a 50% stake in certain audio-visual assets from Kapital Music and Entertainment. Other clients include Sony Pictures Television, HBO LAG and AXN Colombia Networks.

BBGS Abogados is a firm that thinks and exists for the Pacific Alliance.One of the most prominent legal firms in Latin America, with offices in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. The result of integrating Bambach & Campos (Chile), Barrios & Montenegro (Colombia), García Velasco & García De Luca (Mexico) and Sacovertiz & Landerer (Peru).

BBGS Abogados shares a working DNA materialised in a quick response capacity, a premium product and a fully customized service. BBGS Abogados is clear on several things:

■ BBGS Abogados is more than lawyers for its clients, it is a solid and careful support for them, thus becoming their trusted advisors.
■ BBGS Abogados is encouraged by challenges, and even more by difficult issues. Above all, it is encouraged by satisfied customers.
■ BBGS Abogados have 120% attitude in its veins, always trying to go beyond that expected from the firm.
■ BBGS Abogados want to build long-term relationships demonstrating loyalty and commitment.
■ BBGS Abogados is visionary and creative. That is why it is a 21st-century firm, which understands today’s language, ready to face generational challenges.

ABOUT BBGS COLOMBIA: Bogota’s office has over 25 years of history, since Luis Felipe Barrios decided to create a new legal firm in Colombia that could compete among the giants. Today, with three new partners, Myriam Montenegro, Mónica Serrano and Felipe Rubio, the firm has a team of over 30 lawyers and consultants specialized in areas such as Corporate / M&A, Intellectual Property and its specialty, Advertising, Entertainment and Audiovisual Production.

Its consolidated position in Colombia, has given our office true recognition within the country and the whole region. The office has been ranked for several years in recognized rankings, such as Chamber and Partners and Legal 500, and its partners are recognized practitioners in their fields.

Department Name Email Telephone
Luis Felipe Barrios 57 1 555 1350
Myriam Montenegro 57 1 555 1350
Mónica Serrano 57 1 555 1350
Felipe Rubio 57 1 555 1350
Photo Name Position Profile
 Luis Felipe Barrios  photo Luis Felipe Barrios
 Myriam Montenegro  photo Myriam Montenegro
 Felipe Rubio  photo Felipe Rubio
 Monica Serrano  photo Monica Serrano