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Álvaro RAMIREZ BONILLA

Álvaro RAMIREZ BONILLA

BR Latin America IP LLC

  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Law
Alvaro has more than 14 years of experience working in intellectual property and international business law in Colombia, as well as throughout Latin America via an extensive network of associates. His strong academic credentials coupled with years of government experience have provided him with the unique ability to integrate public policy issues with business strategy and corporate development.

He is particularly skilled in internet issues, having worked in areas such as cybercrime, domain name disputes, software and anti-spam. In 2000, he became the first lawyer in Colombia to win a domain name dispute. He has acted as an advisor to the Colombian Software Federation, prepared the Colombian Cybercrime Act for the Colombian Bank Association, and was a member at large of ICANN. His representative clients have included NASA, Huawei, Boehringer Ingelheim, Avianca and Colombian Central Bank.

Alvaro has lived and worked in United States, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and Colombia. He regularly lectures at the postgraduate level in major Colombian universities on topics such as intellectual property, information technology and international business

He has worked for the Colombian Foreign Affaires and International Trade Ministeries, was part of the Colombian negotiation team of the Free Trade Agreement with the US, and has published articles on topics such as e-commerce protection; domain name disputes; and software contracts, which have been published in international law reviews, as well as in magazines such as Computerworld.

Alvaro is a member of the Internet Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA);member of the IP and Digital Economy commissions at the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris.; and former member of the board of the Colombian Intellectual Property Association. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish and working on his Italian and German. When he is not working you can find in sailing, scuba diving or training kendo.

Especialidades:International Business. International negotiation. International Management. Intelectual property and new technologies law.

BR Latin America IP LLC

Carrera 13 # 29-41 oficina 234
Bogota, Colombia 110311

T: +(57)(1) 323 0233

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