As one of the top patent filers in Costa Rica, we have a vast experience in the preparation, drafting, filing and monitoring of patent applications in Costa Rica and Central America. Our Patent practice includes counseling in infringement analysis, validity and freedom-to- market opinions.
Our well-known trademarks area of practice provides pioneering solutions in searching, clearance application prosecution and maintenance of trademark rights and distinctive sings. Our firm has been retained by several governmental agencies as well as by international organizations to develop and prosecute the first Costa Rican Geographical Indications, Central-American trademark manuals and educational handbooks.
Since the approval and implementation of the UPOV Convention in 2008, we have been the top PVP filer and prosecutor in Costa Rica before the OFINASE due to our in-depth knowledge and initial experience in the Andean Community.
Services include the copyright deposit for software, audiovisual, literary and musical works. We also help our clients in the preparation of assignment, license, reproduction and/or editing agreements, as well as negotiating and drafting management, publicity, and sponsor-related contracts.
We represent and defend our clients in all types of administrative and judicial unfair competition actions, referred to: anticompetitive, horizontal, unilateral and vertical conducts with potential anticompetitive effects as provided in Law No. 7472.
We advise about proactive strategies for brand protection and enforcement of IP rights grounded in our strong background in complex brand protection matters and litigation cases. Either filing or defending our clients in oppositions, cancellations, nullities, infringement actions or preliminary measures, we skillfully guide them through even the most challenging situations.