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IP Office supports Made in Bolivia fair

IP Office supports Made in Bolivia fair

By Orpan - 20/12/2017

In the city of Santa Cruz, Senapi looked to promote national industrial development and strengthen the micro, small and medium enterprises. Read more

National Customs seizes nearly 600 trucks with smuggled merchandise

National Customs seizes nearly 600 trucks with smuggled merchandise

By Orpan - 13/12/2017

Throughout 2017 the Customs agency carried out more than 565 exclusive procedures and other 2,000 jointly with the State Attorney General. 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.