Mr Ernesto Cavalier > Posse Herrera Ruiz > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Posse Herrera Ruiz
CRA 7 NO 71-52
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Work Department

Corporate Law and Intellectual Property


Ernesto Cavelier is a partner of Posse Herrera Ruiz. He works in M&As, Corporate Law, foreign investment and competition law. He is codirector of the Intellectual Property practice area, and specializes in IP licensing and portfolio management.


Ernesto has advised clients in mergers and acquisitions and corporate matters in the oil services industry, logistics, international insurance companies, beverage bottling companies, communications and technology, and has also advised on issues related with medical ethics and anti-corruption.


His native language is Spanish, and he is fluent in English and French.


• Licensing Executives Society U.S.A. and Canada. Intellectual Assets Management, 2008 Alexandria, U.S.A. • Peter F. Drucker Management Center Claremont University Business, 1993 California, U.S.A. • Amsterdam University European Law, 1975 Amsterdam, Netherlands. • New York University Comparative Law, 1974 New York, U.S.A. • Universidad del Rosario J.D., 1972 Bogotá, Colombia.

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Intellectual property

The highly regarded Posse Herrera Ruiz offers a one-stop service that centralises IP filings in 23 Latin American countries; it is also particularly experienced in trade mark litigation. Helena Camargo, whose ‘ability for solving problems’ is frequently highlighted, heads the team. The ‘well-knownErnesto Cavalier and noted associates Mónica Bonnett and Annabelle Angarita are also key members of the six-strong practice. Recent matters include representing Converse in a breach of trade mark claim against Traverse All Crazy; and advising Biozoo on a strategy to gain approval for the use of its trade marks after their cancellation following the granting of notoriety status to Laboratorios Zoo. Other clients include Karma Automotive, Aphria, Etex and Inversiones Gondwana.

Colombia > TMT

Posse Herrera Ruiz‘s seven strong team is led by ‘well-known figuresErnesto Cavalier and Andrés Montoya, and is particularly active in relation to contractual agreements such as outsourcing contracts between corporations and software developers or suppliers of cloud computing services. The team assisted Amazon with the drafting of a framework contract with UNE Telecommunications (Colombia’s third largest mobile phone provider), relating to communications technologies, and advised Google regarding an app (a clinical reference for skin diseases that generates statistics from a large database) that the company sought to introduce in to Colombia. Other 2018 work highlights included assisting software company Conexia regarding a contract for the provision of cloud computing services with health sector company Positiva.