The patent practice at Cavelier Abogados continues to be a market leader in the life sciences industry. Andrés Rincon is recognised for his prosecution and contentious work as chair of the patent practice. Jorge Chavarro is also a key member of the firm's patent team. Both Rincon and Chavarro are active in the university sector, assisting institutions like Universidad Autónoma del Caribe, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Universidad de Antioquia, Universidad de Caldas and Instituto Técnico Metropolitano with patent protection in Colombia and abroad.
IP firm Cavelier Abogados has taken a unique approach to IP in recent years, most notably in the trade mark sector with the development of its trade mark search engine CAVENET. This in-house trade mark search database has helped with client growth. Key trade mark contacts include Jorge Chávarro, Edna Sarmiento, Eduardo Varela and Martha Vanín. Sarmiento and Vanín currently represent Postobon in an ongoing trade mark opposition and litigation. Chávarroand Varela also represented famous girl band Ventino in the prosecution of the band's Ventino trade mark in Mexico, Spain, Colombia and the European Union, obtaining registration across all jurisdictions. Varela also has expertise in copyright matters, representing high-profile global superstars Carlos Vives and Beatles member Ringo Starr in prosecution and registration proceedings.