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New collective management organization

New collective management organization

By Orpan - 21/09/2020

The National Intellectual Property Service (SENAPI) of Bolivia granted an operating license to a copyright collection society of authors called ESCRIBO. Read more

WIPO to strengthen work with LAC IP Offices

WIPO to strengthen work with LAC IP Offices

By Orpan - 14/09/2020

The incoming director general of the World Intellectual Property Organisation, Daren Tang, had a meeting with the heads of various IP offices, including Bolivia's 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.