Triana, Uribe & Michelsen is a boutique firm, with three main departments corporative, intellectual property and litigation. The firm is best known for its prompt and accurate legal advice and assistance to its clients. The departments are very well integrated with each other, which guarantee an integrated assessment of any issue.
We are among the most recognised firms in the country for entertainment, advertising, franchising and licensing business endeavours, intellectual property matters and litigation. We regularly provide advice to the country’s most important media and telecommunications companies such as Casa Editorial El Tiempo and Caracol Television with their copyright contractual issues as well as several independent producers local and foreigners of motions pictures, television shows and theatre productions.
From our involvement on copyright and trademark matters we have developed a strong practice on advertising law that focus on compliance with consumer protection statutes and third-party rights. Recently advised the most important credit card brands and companies involved in cutting-edge technology and social media such as Intel and Facebook, as well as many other with equally demanding high standards of legal counsel.
From our IP expertise and contractual background, we have helped foreign and local companies implement franchise operations in our country that take advantage of the current propitious business climate. To name a few of the recent franchise companies that have initiated their operations in Colombia with our help, we have The Gap, PF Chang's, Johnny Rockets, Villa Pizza, Engel & Volkers.