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Bolivia participates in management course of IP Offices

Bolivia participates in management course of IP Offices

By Orpan - 15/01/2020

Technical personnel from Bolivia’s IP Office (Senapi) carried out a general patent training course organized by the Japan Patent Office (JPO). Read more

Times of change also at the National Intellectual Property Service of Bolivia

Times of change also at the National Intellectual Property Service of Bolivia

By Wolfgang L. Ohnes | Orpan - 23/12/2019

The recent political changes that took place in Bolivia have now also reach the National Intellectual Property Service (SENAPI). Read more

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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.