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Bolivia is elected member of the Executive Committee of the Paris Union

Bolivia is elected member of the Executive Committee of the Paris Union

By Orpan - 13/11/2019

Bolivia was unanimously chosen for the first time. The Union refers to an agreement adopted in 1883 to help creators ensure that their intellectual works are protected in other countries. Read more

The world put eyes on Bolivian gastronomy

The world put eyes on Bolivian gastronomy

By Orpan - 07/11/2019

BBC Travel, the tourism specialized website from the British public service broadcaster, recently high praised Bolivian gastronomy in an article that deeps into the country’s new cuisine tendency. 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.