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

Posse Herrera Ruiz
CRA 7 NO 71-52

Work Department

Intellectual Property


Helena Camargo is a partner at Posse Herrera Ruiz. She leads the IP team, overseeing the practice and focusing on international patent, trademark, copyright, and health registration searches and registrations. She has extensive experience in the management of international trademark and patent portfolios.


Her experience includes strategic advice to clients regarding the worldwide establishment of foreign brands, defense strategies, and opposition procedures; due diligence, organization and management of international portfolios of trademarks and patents, and administrative litigation. Helena’s experience as a litigator involves annulment actions and appeals in Colombia and in other countries. Additionally, she represents clients before the Trademark and Patent Office and before the State Council.

Helena is a lawyer from the Universidad del Rosario and a specialist in Intellectual Property from the Externado de Colombia University.


She speaks Spanish and English.


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

Lawyer Rankings

Colombia > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Helena CamargoPosse Herrera Ruiz

Posse Herrera Ruiz handles IP matters in ‘an agile and high-level manner, which gives security and confidence to the client‘, according to one satisfied source. The firm houses a full-service IP practice, which remains busy advising on the full life-cycle of related issues, from prosecution, through to portfolio management and contentious work. Department head Helena Camargo is a ‘top-notch attorney‘ and is well versed in all key pillars of IP law, with expertise in patents, trade marks and copyright matters. Experienced senior associate Mónica Bonnett is noted for her focus on patents and industrial design, while associate Annabelle Angarita is recommended for trade mark law.

Colombia > Life sciences

Noted for its ‘team of excellent professionals‘, full-service firm  Posse Herrera Ruiz fields a capable life sciences offering that has a focus on patent prosecution and regulatory consultancy. The practice acts for a diverse spread of clients, with robust industry expertise in the pharma, cannabis and food and beverage segments; moreover, it is frequently called upon to handle regional mandates. IP head Helena Camargo (‘spectacular in her legal advice‘) co-heads the department together with experienced senior associate Mónica Bonnett (‘clear and precise in her opinions‘).