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Brigard Urrutia

Work +57 1 346 2011
Bogota, Cali

Carlos Alberto Carvajal

Work +571 7442200
Brigard Urrutia

Work Department

Intellectual Property




As a member of Trademarks, Deposit of Trade Names and Slogans practice areas, he advises local and foreign clients on distinctive signs portfolio management services. He advises national and international clients on trademark infringement lawsuits.

Lawyer from Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. Specialist in Commercial and Corporate Law from the same university. Master in Intellectual Property from the “Universidad Carlos III de Madrid”.


Spanish and English


Lawyer from Universidad del Rosario. He holds a postgraduate degree in Commercial Law and in Corporate Law from the same university. He also holds a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.


Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Brigard & Castro’s 11-strong team (plus four technical specialists) services the registration and protection of all IP rights and associated litigation. The intellectual property arm of full-service corporate firm Brigard Urrutia, the practice is co-led by Juan Pablo Cadena, María Fernanda Castellanos and Martín Torres; associates Carlos Alberto Carvajal and Catalina Gómez are also key team members. The group acted successfully for Inditex, filing an application against the trade mark ZZ JOHANNA ZARAZA based on its well-known ZARA registrations in multiple classes. Other matters included successfully representing an internationally recognised hotel brand in an unfair competition action against a competitor who registered a similar trade mark and used it in a way that could generate consumer confusion. Other 2018 highlights included assisting Gelgene Corporation after the patent office had rejected patent applications for cancer treatment; the firm prepared a series of filings that overcame the objections raised. Clients include Colgate Palmolive, Philip Morris, Amazon and Google.

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