Mr Alexander Agudelo > OlarteMoure > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

OlarteMoure
Carrera 5 No. 34 - 03
Bogotá
110311
Colombia

Work Department

Patent Prosecution and Technical Assistance in Administrative, Civil and Criminal Patent Litigation.

Position

Partner | Patents Director

Career

Alexander obtained a B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Bogotá, Colombia) in 2000, where his thesis was awarded a cum laude mention. He later received a M.Sc. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis in pharmaceutical technology- from the Université de Montréal (Montréal, Canada) in 2006, where his research work was classified among the top 15% of the faculty. In March 2015, Alexander received his law degree from Universidad Politécnico Grancolombiano (Bogotá, Colombia).

His professional practice focuses on patent prosecution and technical assistance in litigation. He actively participates in the drafting and preparation of patent applications, as well as the preparation of patent validity and infringement opinions. Alexander has expertise in the area of pharmaceutical and organic chemistry.

He began his professional career at the Colombian Patent Office (Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio) where he practiced as a Patent Examiner in the pharmaceutical arts for more than 3 years. Later, he joined Clarke, Modet & Co – Colombia, where he was responsible for the patent department activities. Alexander joined OlarteMoure in 2006.

Alexander has been invited by the World Intellectual Property Organization as a patent expert to participate in international training courses and also at conferences and seminars in Colombia specialized in various topics of intellectual property.

Languages

Spanish, English and French.

Education

Alexander obtained a B.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Bogotá, Colombia) in 2000, where his thesis was awarded a cum laude mention. He later received a M.Sc. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis in pharmaceutical technology- from the Université de Montréal (Montréal, Canada) in 2006, where his research work was classified among the top 15% of the faculty. In March 2015, Alexander received his law degree from Universidad Politécnico Grancolombiano (Bogotá, Colombia).

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Life sciences

(Next Generation Partners)

Alexander AgudeloOlarteMoure

Recognised as experts in patent law, OlarteMoure are one of the go-to firms in the pharmaceuticals sector, advising some of the major players in this field on a wide variety of complex cases. Consisting of a multitude of professionals with backgrounds in both law and science, the group also works closely with the firm’s IP department to provide clients with a multidisciplinary approach. Founding partner Carlos Olarte who leads the life sciences team has more than 25 years of experience in patent drafting, prosecution, litigation, valuation, and portfolio management. With a focus on the biopharmaceutical sector, he has represented various Global 100 R&D pharma companies. Partner and patent director Alexander Agudelo combines his background in pharmaceuticals with expertise in patent prosecution and technical assistance in litigation.

Colombia > Intellectual property

OlarteMoure incorporates a large specialised patents drafting team, including 38 non-lawyer patent professionals. A team including lawyers with a background in both law and science and the firm’s life sciences practice provides the department with high-profile pharmaceutical clients, such as Novartis and Pfizer. The firm also takes on litigation to enforce trade marks and advises entertainment clients such as Dynamo Producciones on IP rights and copyright issues. The practice is led by Carlos Olarte, who focuses on the biopharmaceutical sector, assisting medical devices company Panacea-Velvack with cross-border patents strategies; Juan G. Moure, who takes on competition and trade marks work, handling Merck’s Central American trade marks portfolio; patents specialist Alexander Agudelo; Carlos Parra, who drafts technology transfer agreements; the ‘intelligent‘ and ‘committedJuan Felipe Acosta, who takes on IP litigation and ADR; and trade mark director María Alejandra Pava, who manages global portfolios.