Our Legal Department provides legal advice and defense in all issues related to Intellectual Property rights. Thus, our services concerning rights defense comprise the opposition lawsuit of a new trademark or patent application or the defense thereof; nullity actions and defenses; actions due to trademark infringement, patents, copyright, unfair competition, etc. We focus on giving our clients the most efficient and global legal strategy, in order to generate an action or defense where rights are defended and safeguarded in the most effective way.
We offer services whose purpose is to prevent third parties from carrying out actions aimed at obstructing the acquired rights of Industrial and Intellectual Property, through the filing of opposition lawsuits against applications from third parties, and we may proceed with these actions up to the final instances required.
The defense of Industrial Property rights involves, in certain cases, registration nullity proceeding. Our legal team advises and processes nullity proceedings or their defense, in order to restore the rights to whom it corresponds. Nullity actions are applicable when a registration has already been granted to a third party that is not the rightful owner.
Even when the Industrial and Intellectual property rights are protected through the respective registrations, the involved rights may be violated by third parties. In this type of situation, our legal team will provide our clients with the legal alternatives to end the infractions, which include judicial, civil and criminal actions, as well as extrajudicial measures.
Keeping in mind the high rate of piracy in our country, we have reinforced our anti-piracy area, through the monitoring and registration of trademarks for the customs control thereof, and we are also offering training to customs staff for a better and more efficient detection of counterfeit products of our clients. In a situation of piracy and counterfeit of our client’s products and trademarks, we offer legal advice from the time of notification of Customs, or even before, in case of well-founded suspicions of infringement, in order to exercise the corresponding criminal and civil actions.
Since we are an office committed to protect the rights of our clients, and due to the large amount of information handled in a technology transfer, negotiation of contracts, licenses, etc., our Legal Department is concerned with advising and building, contracts and confidentiality agreement that safeguard our clients’ rights and information, in accordance with the needs thereof.
Aimed at protecting and enhancing business involving Intellectual and Industrial property rights, our legal team advises and accompanies our clients in their different processes, through the elaboration of several contracts such as license agreements, technology transfer, franchises, coexistence agreements and other agreements that may be needed, in order to achieve the most effective and efficient protection of our clients’ rights and businesses.