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Bolivia will host the XVII IDB Group-Civil Society Regional Forum

Bolivia will host the XVII IDB Group-Civil Society Regional Forum

By Orpan - 18/10/2017

The Inter-American Development Bank announced the celebration in Santa Cruz of a meeting that looks to address issues on innovation for sustainable development in the region. Read more

National Customs seize merchandise worth USD 30.000

National Customs seize merchandise worth USD 30.000

By Orpan - 11/10/2017

In the city of Cochabamba, central Bolivia, the National Customs of Bolivia seized four lots of counterfeited merchandise worth almost USD 30.000. 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.