Skilled Partner with technical and legal experience and a demonstrated history of working in the intellectual property industry, including prosecution, litigation and contractual matters relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights and plant breeder's rights.I provide services to clients in a wide range of industries, including pharma, agrochemical, material science, paper, food, electronics, telecom, toys, etc. Litigation services include civil and criminal jurisdictions for IP litigation cases, unfair competition, and anticounterfeiting. Experience handling patent and trademark portfolios in Latin America and other countries for several clients.I have been involved and led many committees with respect to IP matters, including having led the IP Committee at the Colombian AmCham, INTA's Anticounterfeiting Subcommittee for Latin America and the Caribbean, and currently is the Vice-Chair for INTA's Unfair Competition Committee.Before becoming an attorney, I was an Engineering developing medical instrumentation in the US with Beckman Coulter.I hold a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a B.E in Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, an M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Miami, where his Master's thesis dealt with the use of Artificial Intelligence to detect multiple sclerosis through the use of auditory evoked potentials. I also holds a J.D. from the Universidad de los Andes.
Ian has experience in the following areas:
Commercial, Commercial (general), Compliance and risk management, Corporate, Corporate (general), Corporate and commercial (contentious), Criminal law, Disputes / litigation, Disputes / litigation (general), Due diligence, Fraud and corporate crime, Fraud and corporate crime (contentious), Intellectual property (general), Intellectual property and technology, Licensing and royalty arrangements, Patents, Trademarks and service marks
Ian has previously helped clients in the following industries: