MUÑIZ OLAYA MELENDEZ CASTRO ONO & HERRERA ABOGADOS

Las Begonias 475, 6to piso
x San Isidro
Display phone number + 51 1 6117000
Marta Fernandez Pepper
Piero Calderon Oliva
Bruno Merchor Valderrama

Positioning

Our firm, funded in August 1981, has become the greatest full-service law firm of Peru.  We work aiming to develop a solid commitment and a long-term relationship with our clients, which allows us to become identified with their business objectives and offer the necessary professional support, coupled with experience, creativity and common sense. Thanks to this approach, our Firm has successfully built up an important list of clients, including leading members of the international business community in the industrial, bank, finance, commercial, software, tobacco, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, apparels, food and beverage, oil, mining, electricity and other fields.

Our Intellectual Property Area is one of the main practice groups of the firm. The Muñiz IP team with 4 partners, 6 associates, 2 in-house pharmaceutical chemists, 1 in-house industrial engineer and 4 paralegals, led by Ms Marta Fernandez-Pepper,  is one of the most solid practice IP groups in Peru and it is very well prepared to assist clients of any industry in any matter regarding IP issues and, be a part of a general practice law firm allow us to render a complete legal advice to our clients when their requirement involved other legal areas, such as unfair competition, antitrust, criminal law, corporate law, taxation and administrative law, among others. 
 

Business

  • Intellectual Property team

    Trademarks
    -Availability searches and opinions
    -Filing and prosecution of trademarks worldwide
    -Trademark litigation
    -Trademark surveillance
    -Trademark enforcement

    Domain names
    -Domain names protection and enforcement

    Patents
    -Drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications worldwide
    -Designs and utility models
    -Patent, designs and utility models litigation
    -Validity and freedom-to-operate opinions
    -Patent searches
    -Patent surveillance
    -Patent enforcement
    -Technology transfer
    -Plant varieties

    Copyrights
    -Software protection and enforcement
    -Copyright protection and enforcement
    -Copyright litigation

    Life Sciences 
    -Biotechnology
    -Health Laws
    -Data protection of pharmaceutical products
    -Sanitary registration for a wide range of products, including food and beverages, cosmetics, pharmaceutical products, medical and similar equipment, sanitary and household hygiene products, agrochemical products, veterinary products, disinfectants, etc.
    -Sanitary regulation litigation
    -Sanitary registration portfolio auditing
    -Hosting for sanitary registrations

    Others
    -Contracts
    -Evaluation of IP rights
    -IP due diligence
    -Sanitary regulation due diligence
    -Licensing and franchising
    -Trade secrets and protection of confidential information
    -IP management and strategic counseling
    -Customs procedures

Contacts

  • Marta Fernández-Pepper Senior Partner, Head of the Intellectual Property Area, Director of the Trademarks Department
  • Piero Calderón-Oliva Senior Partner, Director of the Copyrights, anti- piracy and anti-counterfeiting Department
  • Bruno Mérchor-Valderrama Senior Partner, Director of the Patents and Sanitary Regulation Department