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"Allen Candanedo is well regarded by market commentators, and one client emphasises his dedication, stating: "I love working with professionals like him because I really feel that he is there to solve any issue the company might have. He is completely reliable and you undoubtedly feel that he is an ally of the company."
Allen Candanedo is a Senior Associate in the Intellectual Property Department of Morgan & Morgan. Mr. Candanedo focuses his practice on all matters related to Intellectual Property Law, including the registration and protection of trademarks, as well as litigation related to oppositions against trademark registrations, cancellations, and criminal prosecutions against all sorts of infringements on Intellectual Property Rights. He is also well known for his practice in franchising and distribution agreements by assisting clients entering commercial relations with Panamanian counterparties.
Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mr. Candanedo was in charge of the IP Department of a local law firm for ten years. He coordinated and managed relations with international correspondents regarding trademark registration, protection, and international litigation in North, Central, and South America from this position. Likewise, he attained experience in customer service and investor-relation fields in Panama and the Colon Free Zone.
In pro-bono matters, he frequently advises and serves as a speaker for non-profit organizations on trademark registration and protection issues.
Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 recognized Mr. Candanedo as a leading lawyer Intellectual Property.
He graduated from the Universidad Catolica Santa María La Antigua, Law School, in Panama. He completed the program of Orientation in the U.S. Legal System at the International Law Institute at the George Washington University Law School, in Washington, United States of America. Completed the IP Program at the International Law Institute at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and obtained a Degree in Negotiations, Treaties, and International Trade from ULACEX, Panama, in collaboration with Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
Mr. Candanedo is a member of the American Association of Intellectual Property (AIPLA), Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), and the International Trademark Association (INTA).
He is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.
15 APRIL 2023 The World´s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR) 2023
20 OCTOBER 2022 Morgan & Morgan outstands in The Legal 500 Latin America 2023.
30 AUGUST 2022 Morgan & Morgan outstands in Chambers Latin America 2023
28 JUNE 2022 Leaders League Latin America IP 2022
10 MARCH 2022 Latin Lawyer Awards 2022
07 MARCH 2022 The World´s Leading Trademark Professionals (WTR) 2022
26 OCTOBER 2021 Morgan & Morgan achieved the highest number of practices and lawyers ranked in The Legal 500 Latin America.
03 SEPTEMBER 2021 Morgan & Morgan achieved the highest number of rankings for Panama in Chambers Latin America.
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15 MAY 2015 Morgan & Morgan attended INTA 2015 Annual Meeting
10 MAY 2013 Morgan & Morgan participó en la Convención 2013 de INTA