Latin American Patent Practice: An Overview and A Look at Recent Developments (RECORDING)
Obtaining and enforcing patents in Latin America can involve many unique issues. This webinar will focus on three key Latin American jurisdictions: Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia. It will cover characteristics of their patent systems, practice tips for patent prosecution and litigation, and recent developments that will impact patent practice.
The panelists will be three attorneys from law firms in these countries who have vast experience in a wide array of patent matters. They will address issues including:
- The patent prosecution systems in these three countries
- Expediting examination, including through Patent Prosecution Highway options
- Various aspects of litigation and damages
- The availability of preliminary injunctions
- Recent developments, such as implications of COVID-19 and compulsory licensing measures
For those looking to learn more about patent issues in Latin America, and those wanting to stay up to date on the most recent trends in this region, this webinar is not to be missed.
Obligado & Cia
Federico Aulmann is a partner at IP firm Obligado & Cia. He has extensive experience in patent prosecution and litigation in Argentina and the Spanish speaking countries of South America. He works with clients handling complex prosecution issues throughout the Latin American region.
Ricardo Nunes is a partner and head of the patent prosecution and litigation practices at Daniel Law, one of the largest Brazilian IP firms. Ricardo is licensed to practice in both the State of New York and in Brazil. He has been advising multinational companies on their most critical matters in a broad array of technology-related fields, including pharma and biotechnology, telecommunications, software, electronics, oil and gas, and mechanics.
Carlos Olarte is a founding partner of OlarteMoure, a 160+ person IP and Competition Law firm based in Bogota, Colombia, with offices in Medellin, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga and Tokyo. He focuses on patent law, including drafting, prosecution, litigation, monetization, and transactional matters. His current practice covers Colombia and the Latin American region, and a good portion of this practice focuses on the pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. Carlos’ clients also include universities and research-intensive industries.