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Customs will not charge taxes for COVID-19 medical supplies

Customs will not charge taxes for COVID-19 medical supplies

By Orpan - 08/04/2020

Through three resolutions, Bolivia’s Customs established that no taxes will be charge for the importation of all medical supplies necessary for treating the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.  Read more

Investment plan for flag carrier airline

Investment plan for flag carrier airline

By Orpan - 02/04/2020

According to the Minister of Public Works of Bolivia, BoA continues to control 80% of Bolivian air services and will continue to dominate the national market. Read more

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Orpan

ORPAN was established in 1955 by brothers Joaquin Soruco (1908 – 1984) and Gonzalo Soruco (1910 – 1994). It was one of the first specialized law firms in patent and trademark matters in Bolivia.

The daughter of co-founder Joaquín Soruco, Mrs. Pilar Soruco, took over the direction of ORPAN in 1986.

At present, Mrs. Soruco is the main partner of ORPAN, working with a specialized team of more than 20 attorneys, assistants and paralegals. Among them is Mr. Wolfgang Ohnes, who previously was National Director of the Bolivian Patent and Trademarks Office and practitioner in the private sector since year 2000 in local and regional IP law firms.