Mrs Helena Camargo > Posse Herrera Ruiz > Bogota, Colombia > Lawyer Profile

Posse Herrera Ruiz
CRA 7 NO 71-52
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Work Department

Intellectual Property


Helena Camargo is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. She heads the IP Team, overseeing the practice and concentrating on the domestic and international clearance, registration and prosecution of patents, trademarks, copyrights and health registrations. She has extensive experience in handling domestic and international trademark and patent portfolios.


Her experience includes providing strategic counseling to clients concerning global trademark filing, defense strategies and foreign opposition proceedings; due diligence, organization and management of domestic and international trademark and patent portfolios; and administrative litigation. Helena´s experience as a litigator encompasses nullity actions and appeals in Colombia and abroad. She represents clients before the Trademark and Patent Office and the Council of State.

She received a J.D. from Universidad del Rosario and a graduate Degree in Intellectual Property from Universidad Externado de Colombia. 


Her native language is Spanish and she is fluent in English.


• Universidad Externado de Colombia Intellectual Property Specialist, 1998 Bogotá, Colombia • Universidad del Rosario J.D., 1984 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.