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Vera Abogados Celebrates 50 Years as Leaders in Latin America
In 1972, the Colombian economy was mainly based on the production of primary goods for export and of consumer goods for the domestic market. Industrial Property was an unknown area for the fledgling national industry.
In that year, VERA ABOGADOS was founded, a firm which was born with the main aim of providing legal services to Colombian companies in the area of Industrial Property. Over these 50 years, we have accompanied the growth of different Colombian firms which have blossomed into fully-fledged Multinationals worldwide.
During this whole time, we have also been the witnesses of many changes on an economic, cultural and social level. In the 1990’s, with the economic opening we broadened our horizons in Colombia, both for imported products and foreign investment as well as the export of goods and services far beyond the production of commodities for which our country was exclusively known.
Nowadays we continue advising, both nationally and internationally, many Colombian companies and also Multinationals from the five continents which over the years have established themselves in Colombia.
Today VERA ABOGADOS is a reference point for the Andean Community and a member of the following international associations: INTA, ASIPI, CAPIRA, ABPI and a member of the PRAGMA global network of lawyers. Nationally, we are a member of the Commercial Lawyers College and an allied firm of PROCOLOMBIA.
In 1996, VERA ABOGADOS opened its doors in Ecuador, Colombia’s natural partner, and in 2012 VERA ASESORES FINANCIEROS (VERA FINANCIAL ADVISERS) was founded, an allied firm for the rendering of accounting, tax and financial services.
Vera Abogados Asociados S.A., is a Colombian law firm with specialized lawyers, Founded in 1972 by Jorge E. Vera Vargas. At present, with principal offices in the city of Bogota D.C., and offices in the cities of Cali, Medellin, Barranquilla, at national level, and at an international level in Ecuador and Panama.
The Firm is today a reference in the Andean Community, and it makes part of important international affiliations such as PRAGMA, EEIG. International Network of Law Firm, The International Trademark Association (INTA), Asociación Interamericana de Propiedad Industrial (ASIPI) y la Associação Brasileira da Propriedade Intelectual (ABPI).
Vera Abogados Asociados S.A. offers professional services to prestigious Colombian and foreign companies in the following juridical areas: Industrial property, Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights, New Technologies, Disloyal Competition, Commercial Practices, Sanitary Rights, Community Right, Administrative law, Tax Law, Corporate Right and Foreign Investment and Business Rights.
The Firm offers of equal way a service of integral consultancy in Foreign Commerce, Business administration, Finance and Accountancy.
The team is made up of specialized lawyers in each of the workspaces and expert multilingual professionals (Spanish, English and French) that respond with efficiency and competitiveness to the needs and demands of our customers around the world.