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Juanita Acosta

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Work 571 3137800
Email:
Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Costumer Protection & Privacy

Position

Partner

Career

Juanita is a partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property group. Major legal directories recommend her for her expertise in the area. She possesses over 20 years experience advising on the full range of IT and IP-related matters, including patents and trademarks, copyrights and designs, IT outsourcing, IP aspects of major transactions, and M&A involving IT companies. Benefitting from a Masters degree in industrial and intellectual property and IT, she counts a large number of major local and international corporates as clients. Her clients are major players in a range of sectors, including the IT and telecoms, consumer products, food and beverage, healthcare, energy and natural resources, and transportation industries.

Languages

English and Spanish

Member

• Colombian Association of Industrial Property – ACPI; Association of Intellectual Property, ASIPI; International Trademark Association, INTA.

Education

2001- Master in Industrial and Intellectual Property and Information Technologies. Universidad Alicante. Alicante, España. 1998- International Contracts Regime Specialist. Universidad de los Andes. Bogotá, Colombia. 1994- Attorney. Universidad de Los Andes. Bogotá, Colombia.


Colombia

Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Juanita Acosta - Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas

Within: Intellectual property

Vastly experienced’, Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas is particularly active in trade mark matters, particularly major portfolios, as well as consumer protection, privacy and patents. Luz Helena Adarve and Juanita Acosta (‘a top data protection attorney’), co-lead the 12-strong practice, which filed an opposition on behalf of Facebook against a third party’s trade mark application for Brainbook in international classes 9, 35, 38 and 41; the parties reached an agreement for the withdrawal of the application. The practice continues to act for Microsoft, processing 65 software-related patent registrations (including 17 new applications) during the course of 2018. Other clients include Ferrari, Avianca, Moet & Chandon, Exxon and Unilever.

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Dentons Cardenas & Cardenas is principally noted for advising telecoms and IT companies on privacy and cybersecurity matters. The practice, led by Luz Helena Adarve and Juanita Acosta, recently assisted with the implementation of a privacy project for AC Nielsen, Oracle and Ericsson. Other clients include Avantel, Ford Motors and Microsoft.

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