As a partner of Brigard & Castro, Juan Pablo Cadena leads Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademarks Litigations, and Deposit of Trade Names and Slogans practice areas. He advises local and foreign clients on a wide variety of matters in Intellectual Property and specific litigations on trademark, copyright, patents, sanitary and health registrations.
Mr. Cadena graduated as an attorney from Universidad Nuestra Señora del Rosario in1990. Magister on Intellectual Property from Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London since 1993. Also an active member of multiple International Intellectual Property Organizations such as: International Trademark Association (INTA),Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Industrial (ASIPI) (Inter- American Industrial Property Association, ASIPI), Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI) (International Federation of Industrial Property Councils-FICPI), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle (AIPPI) (International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property-AIPPI), European Community Trademark Practitioners Association (ECTA) , Asociación Colombiana de la Propiedad Industrial (ACPI)(Colombian Association of Industrial Property-ACPI), Center for American and International Law.
Also, a member of The International Bar Association (IBA).
IP Litigation Practice:
Given the rise of transnational and regional economic relations in our country, it is of great importance to have a plan for the management of disputes, especially with regard to intellectual property, which has gained greater importance for companies of all sectors in recent years.
The intellectual property litigation practice involves advice in processes of unfair competition, false advertising, infringements of patents, trademarks and copyrights. The service includes advice on all kinds of processes before the civil and contentious administrative courts, as well as comprehensive advice in the defense and conflict prevention for the protection of intellectual property rights.
Brigard & Castro is recognized for the success of its litigations team in the most recognized cases in the Intellectual Property sector in Colombia; among them are Ebel Paris, Farmatodo, Algebra de Baldor, Coca-Cola, Tumix, Revista Semana, among others. The team has professionals with wide experience in litigations before the administrative and civil courts and in disputes over domain names under the rules of ICANN.