Work Area: Intellectual Property

Marval O'Farrell helps Pfizer enter stage three for covid-19 vaccine

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Marval O'Farrell Mairal in Buenos Aires has helped US pharmaceutical group Pfizer enter the third stage of trials, along with German co-developer BioNTech, of a potential covid-19 vaccine in Argentina.

21 August 2020

Bruchou adds three partners and one expert counsel

Argentina’s Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has made three new partners, including two hires and one promotion, and elevated one lawyer to expert counsel, boosting its IP, tax and administrative law practices.

12 August 2020

Guerrero Olivos Dellafiori and Baker McKenzie in Chilean ice cream buy

Guerrero Olivos and Dellafiori Abogados in Santiago have helped Chilean food company Carozzi buy assets from Unilever Chile for US$21 million, including its local ice cream subsidiaries and the rights to sell some of the world’s most popular ice cream brands in Chile.

10 August 2020

Who is in LACCA Approved 2021?

With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide which external counsel to hire, so legal teams often prefer to go off recommendations. Ahead of the release of the 2021 edition of LACCA Approved, we take a sneak peek at the list of Latin America’s leading law firm partners, as voted for by in-house counsel.

29 June 2020

Chilean fruit exporter wins compensation in counterfeit packaging case

Guerrero Olivos has helped Chilean fruit exporter Unifrutti obtain compensation from a Chinese company that was caught exporting lemons in counterfeit containers, using Unifrutti’s trademark.

19 June 2020

Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders

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Covid-19 has put the world on hold; most experts say the prospect of lifting lockdown measures relies heavily on finding an effective vaccine to stop the virus spreading. Several governments look set to introduce controversial compulsory licensing laws for any breakthrough vaccine to become publicly available, but legal teams in Latin America have voiced concerns about how this will impact IP rights in the region.

18 May 2020

Moving the goalposts: a covid-19 vaccine poses risk to patent-holders

Featured in Covid-19: reporting on a crisis

Covid-19 has put the world on hold; most experts say the prospect of lifting lockdown measures relies heavily on finding an effective vaccine to stop the virus spreading. Several governments look set to introduce controversial compulsory licensing laws for any breakthrough vaccine to become publicly available, but lawyers in Latin America have voiced concerns about how this will impact IP rights in the region.

18 May 2020

Basham promotes four in Mexico

Mexican Latin Lawyer 250 firm Basham, Ringe y Correa has promoted four associates to partner, strengthening its IP, tax, disputes and banking and finance offerings.

28 April 2020

Holland & Knight appoints new IP head in Mexico with promotion

Holland & Knight (Mexico) has promoted an IP lawyer to senior counsel and to lead the firm’s efforts in the practice as the office is facing growing demand in pharmaceutical and medical device patents advice because of covid-19.

27 April 2020

Mijares Angoitia promotes three in Mexico

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has promoted two associates to partner and another to of counsel to strengthen its corporate, competition and intellectual property practices in Mexico City.

27 February 2020

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