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Morgan & Morgan

Work Department

Intellectual Property




Allen Candanedo is an Associate at the IP Department of Morgan & Morgan.  Mr. Candanedo is one of the strongest attorneys dedicated to IP litigation in Panama, by actively assisting clients in customs detention of counterfeits and litigations before the Criminal Courts.

In the Intellectual Property field, his practice also includes all matters related to Intellectual Property Law, registration incorporation and trademarks protection, as well as litigation related to oppositions against trademark registrations, cancellations, and criminal prosecutions against all sorts of infringements on Intellectual Property Rights.

Mr. Candanedo is well known for his practice in franchising and distribution agreements by assisting clients entering commercial relations with Panamanian counter parties.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Candanedo was in charge of the IP Department of a local law firm for 10 years. From this position, he coordinated and managed relations with international correspondents regarding trademark registration, protection and international litigation in North, Central and South America. Likewise, he attained experience in customer service and investor-relation fields in Panama and the Colon Free Zone.

Mr. Candanedo also carries out pro bono activities for the firm by regularly assisting to Legal Open Houses organized by the firm in very low-income communities to provide free legal orientation.

Mr. Candanedo is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.


English, Spanish.


Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), International Trademark Association (INTA).


Mr. Candanedo obtained an LL.B., from the Universidad Catolica Santa María La Antigua, Law School, in Panama. Completed the program of Orientation in the U.S. Legal System at the International Law Institute at the George Washington University Law School, in Washington, United States of America. Completed the IP Program at the International Law Institute at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., and Obtained a Degree in Negotiations, Treaties and International Trade, ULACEX, Panama, in collaboration with Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Intellectual property

(Rising stars)

Allen CandanedoMorgan & Morgan

Morgan & Morgan stands out for its track record of advising on the IP aspects of M&A transactions, and distribution and licensing agreements. The team is adept at handling trade mark registrations in Panama and internationally, offering advice to a diverse client portfolio comprised of leading names from the luxury fashion, consumer products, banking, automotive, and food and beverage sectors. Francisco Arias manages the practice, where senior associate Allen Candanedo is a name to note for IP contentious matters, and associate Maria Eugenia Brenes assists with IP portfolio management and health product regulations.