Rafael Cortes Lasso

Rafael Cortés Lasso


After studying law at the Universidad Sergio Arboleda in Colombia, Rafael furthered his IP studies with both the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the International Intellectual Property Training Institute (IIPTI) in Daejeon, South Korea.  Later, he furthered his education at the Universidad de Alicante in Spain and specialized in Intellectual Property Law (LL.M.).

Rafael has many years experience with intellectual property law, in the Colombian Patent and Trademark Office where he ran the Department of Trademark Oppositions and Cancellations.  He has experience working with the International Trademark Department of the law firm Herrero & Asociados in Madrid, Spain as well as working as an in house IP lawyer for a major private university in Bogota, Colombia.  Alongside this, Rafael has been a consultant for many different firms and institutions.

Languages: Spanish, English