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Patent prosecution - Ranking 2020 - Peru

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BARREDA MOLLER: EXCELLENT PERUVIAN IP FIRM
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Barreda Moller

Leader(s)

Alfredo Barreda, Fernando Barreda, Micaela Mujica, Carlos Auza and Marcela Escobar

Since

1940

Track record: The firm is not only the largest in Peru by number of professionals, but also number of trademarks and patent applications filed per year. Major brands from de luxury goods and fashion world, pharmaceuticals, entertainment houses and consumer companies, such as Kimberly-Clark, Merck and McDonalds have entrusted the team with their legal issues.
Team & differentiation: Barreda Moller operates in all areas of the IP universe. The 80 year old IP firm numbers five partners and 16 associates. The firm also boasts in-house chemical and pharmaceutical engineers and translators. Barreda Moller won Best Latin American IP Law Firm at the International Legal Alliance Summit and Awards in 2019.
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CLARKEMODET PERU: INTERNATIONAL NETWORK WITH SOLID LOCAL PROFESSIONALS
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Clarkemodet Peru

Leader(s)

Ana Teresa Barreto, Jimena Ugarte, José Marquis and Gheira Mori

Since

2002

Track record: The group has offices in Latin American (eight), Spain and Portugal allowing Clarke Modet Peru to work as a one-stop solution and give clients the benefit of its integrated hub system strategy. The team advises local and international companies, universities, research centers and startups. Clients are drawn from various industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotech, distribution and retail, gastronomy and mining.
Team & differentiation: The firm has implemented a quality management system based on ISO 9001:2015 standard, with their processes being annually certified via external audit. The Peruvian team is composed of legal, scientific and technical professionals. General Manager Ana Teresa Barreto has more than 18 years’ experience in IP. Jimena Ugarte manages legal and technical services.
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ESTUDIO COLMENARES & ASOCIADOS: LONG-STANDING TRADITION OF HIGH-QUALITY IP SERVICES
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Estudio Colmenares & Asociados

Leader(s)

María del Carmen Arana and Federico Gaviria

Since

1904

Track record: The firm’s major clients are to be found in the pharmaceutical, fashion, agrochemical, lubricant, automotive, machinery and food and beverage industries. Syngenta, Ab Tetra Pack, Allergan, BMW, Exxon Mobile, Mattel and Pernod Ricard have entrusted the firm with their IP issues. The firm also acts for Catolica University of Lima in the protection of their new inventions.
Team & differentiation: For more than a century, the boutique has devoted itself exclusively to IP protection, advice, surveillance, and litigation. It presently employs two partners and almost 40 other professionals (counsel, associates and administrative staff) working exclusively on IP issues. The team also provides pro-bono patent protection to non-profit organizations, such as the International Potato Center.
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ESPINOSA BELLIDO ABOGADOS: TRUSTED NAME FOR IP MATTERS
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Espinosa Bellido Abogados

Leader(s)

Francisco Espinosa Reboa

Since

1941

Track record: The firm list of clients includes Revlon, Sodimac, Grupo Bimbo, Grupo Elektra, Nautica Apparel, Bayer and other major companies, which are represented via the international law firms Espinosa Bellido partners with. The firm is currently advising a top Australian mining company on a patent-nulity matter. It recently added Falabella to its portfolio of clients.
Team & differentiation: The team provides bespoke IP counsel on prosecution, registration, litigation and enforcement of trademarks, patents and copyrights. Senior partner Francisco Espinosa Reboa is highly known in the market for his management of IP-related litigation, unfair competition, consumer law and advertising issues, and his personal involvement or supervision in most matters.
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BARLAW BARRERA & ASOCIADOS: A BROAD KNOWLEDGE OF PROTECTION AND DEFENSE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
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Barlaw - Barrera & Asociados

Leader(s)

Adriana Barrera and Maria Inés Herrera

Since

2011

Track record: The firm covers all areas related to IP, such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, variety plants, IP enforcement, IP litigation, IP licensing and IP consultancy, data privacy, advertising, fashion and entertainment law. The team has secured a number of well-known trademarks for clients. They handle complex IP litigation matters.
Team & differentiation: The team is composed of two partners and twelve other qualified professionals (engineers, translators and paralegals). Partners Adriana Barrera and Maria Inés Herrera have a strong reputation for handling complex enforcement and trademark prosecution cases and IP litigation. The team also advises companies on data privacy, life science and patent law matters.
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KRESALJA IP: TWO GENERATIONS DEVOTED TO IP PROTECTION
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Kresalja Ip

Leader(s)

Baldo Kresalja, Rosa Maria Kresalja and Marcela Robles

Since

1972

Track record: The team handles some of the most important IP litigation cases in the country. It successfully represented Embotelladora San Miguel del Sur in a trademark litigation case against Stokely Van Camp. Other clients of the firm include national companies such as Corporacion TDN SAC and Ferreycorp SAA, as well as international groups like YPF, Bayer and Ferrero.
Team & differentiation: Founder Baldo Kresalja has more than 40 years’ experience in IP and competition and is lawyer of reference in legal doctrine and in academia. Managing partner Rosa Maria Kresalja has more than 16 years’ experience. The team has four partners, and other lawyers, including Roselina Liza, who’ve worked for INDECOPI, the Peruvian IP authority.
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CAROLINA ORE GOMEZ & ASOCIADOS: EFFICIENT AND INTEGRATED SERVICES
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Carolina Oré Gomez & Asociados

Leader(s)

Carolina Oré and Alexander Trujillo

Since

2006

Track record: The firm provides integrated services related to intellectual property and the transfer of technology. In relation to trademarks, distinctive signs, copyright and data protection matters, the team manages the registration and litigation portfolios for companies from a range of sectors. Concerning patent and technology, they cover registration and litigation matters for companies and universities.
Team & differentiation: The team provides advice to public and private companies and universities with a multidisciplinary technical-legal team that advises on issues related to biotechnology, engineering, pharmaceuticals and mining. Partner Alexander Trujillo is member of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) and also a member of the firm’s patent committee.
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CMS GRAU: FULL-SERVICE FIRM WITH TECH, TELECOMS AND IP EXPERTS
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CMS Grau

Leader(s)

Maria Delia Oxley, Ramon Huapaya and Cecilia Kahn

Since

1934

Track record: The firm has been active in IP issues and telecoms in addition to data protection, helping clients get up to speed regarding data protection laws. Among clients that have entrusted the IP team with their cases are Saga Falabella, Tottus hypermarket and Unilever Andina. On the telecoms side there’s Entel and Enel Distribution Peru and and the Technology and Data Protection practice advises Google in public policy.
Team & differentiation: The IP team is lead by Maria Delia Oxley who has more than 20 years’ experience in IP, advertisement and competition law. Partner Ramon Huapaya is well known for his expertise in administrative and telecoms law while Cecilia Kahn is in charge of technology and data protection, privacy issues and cybersecurity.
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