Camilo Suárez > Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría
CARRERA 9 74-08

Work Department

Intellectual Property and Life Sciences




Director of the Intellectual Property team. His professional practice focuses on Intellectual Property Litigation/Pre-litigation, Probative Law and in Commercial matters particularly those pertaining to Industrial Property, Competition Law, as well as judicial prosecution of civil and administrative matters. He has more than 12 years of legal practice in the above fields, both advising and acting on behalf of national and international clients representing those before judicial, arbitral and administrative authorities. Camilo currently leads the autonomous practice of Anticounterfeiting and Antipiracy affairs.​


Spanish, English


Camilo has a Law Degree from Universidad del Rosario (2006), a Post-graduate Degree in Procedural Law (2012) and an LL.M. in Competition and Intellectual Property from Universidad de la Rioja, Spain (2013).

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Intellectual property

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría’s IP group is lauded for providing ‘fast, concrete, and business-oriented solutions’. The team leverages the firm’s platforms in Chile and Peru, as well as its association with international heavyweight Uría Menéndez, to position itself as a regional hub for IP matters, with a focus on Andean countries. Practice head Mauricio Patiño combines strength in IP, life sciences, competition and dispute resolution to support clients on a broad range of patent and trade mark matters. The team also includes IP and life sciences specialist Gerardo Flórez, and ‘great negotiatorCamilo Suárez — who were promoted to partner and director respectively in January 2023.

Colombia > Life sciences

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría advises its life sciences industry clients on a range of IP and regulatory matters, including IP portfolio management, sanitary matters and consumer protection law. Practice co-head Mauricio Patiño is an IP specialist with complementary expertise in competition, TMT and dispute resolution. Fellow co-head Gerardo Flórez, who was elevated to the partnership in January 2023, is noted for his experience in regulatory and advertising law issues. Camilo Suárez, who was promoted to director in January 2023, provides IP-focused support.