Mr Juan G. Moure > OlarteMoure > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

OlarteMoure
Carrera 5 No. 34 - 03
Bogotá
110311
Colombia

Work Department

IP/TRADEMARKS

Position

Partner. Trademarks, Unfair Competition, Antitrust, Advertising, Consumer Protection Law, Copyrights, Civil and Administrative Litigation.

Career

Juan G. received his J.D. from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogota, Colombia) in 1993. Subsequently he obtained specialization titles in Colombian Commercial Law from the Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) in 1994, and French Commercial Law from l’Université de Paris, Pantheón-Assas, Paris II (Paris, France) in 1995.

He worked in the public sector at the Banking Superintendence and the Superintendence for Industry and Trade. In the latter, he directed the Delegature for the Promotion of Competition, charged with enforcing antitrust norms and the clearance of mergers. He was also the Deputy Superintendent for Industrial Property and as such administered the Colombian Industrial Property System for more than 4 years. He participated in the government negotiations that led to the issuance of Andean Community Decision 486 (the current IP law in Colombia) and its local implementation in Colombia.

Additionally, he participated as a negotiator in the FTAA talks and as a consultant for the Colombian government in its negotiations before the WTO and WIPO in industrial property issues. He also participated in the legal defense on behalf of the government in important IP cases before the Andean Court of Justice and the Colombian Council of State.

He is a professor and speaker on issues of IP and Competition Law. He is a member of INTA, ASIPI and ACPI, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the latter.

Languages

Spanish, English and French.

Memberships

He is a member of INTA, ASIPI and ACPI, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the latter.

Education

Juan G. received his J.D. from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogota, Colombia) in 1993. Subsequently he obtained specialization titles in Colombian Commercial Law from the Universidad de Los Andes (Bogota, Colombia) in 1994, and French Commercial Law from l’Université de Paris, Pantheón-Assas, Paris II (Paris, France) in 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

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.