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Allen Candanedo

Allen Candanedo



  • Antitrust and Consumer Protection
  • Intellectual Property

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Allen Candanedo is an Associate at the IP Department of Morgan & Morgan. Mr. Candanedo is one of the strongest attorneys dedicated to IP litigation in Panama, by actively assisting clients in customs detention of counterfeits and litigations before the Criminal Courts.

In the Intellectual Property field, his practice also includes all matters related to Intellectual Property Law, registration incorporation and trademarks protection , as well as litigation related to oppositions against trademark registrations, cancellations, and criminal prosecutions against all sorts of infringements on Intellectual Property Rights.

Mr. Candanedo is well known for his practice in franchising and distribution agreements by assisting clients entering commercial relations with Panamanian counter parties.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Candanedo was in charge of the IP Department of a local law firm for 10 years. From this position, he coordinated and managed relations with international correspondents regarding trademark registration, protection and international litigation in North, Central and South America. Likewise, he attained experience in customer service and investor-relation fields in Panama and the Colon Free Zone.

Mr. Candanedo also carries out pro bono activities for the firm by regularly assisting to Legal Open Houses organized by the firm in very low-income communities to provide free legal orientation.

Mr. Candanedo obtained an LL.B., from the Universidad Catolica Santa Maria La Antigua, Law School, in Panama. 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, ULACEX, Panama, in collaboration with Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

Mr. Candanedo is a member of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) and the International Trademark Association (INTA).

Mr. Candanedo is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.
Areas of Practice

Antitrust and Consumer Protection | Intellectual Property

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Trademark Association

How to Protect my Trademarks and Ideas?
Morgan & Morgan, October 2020

You are undertaking a project for a new business, a startup.You already have the financial/commercial side well thought-out, and have commissioned a designer to sketch a logo and design a corporate identity under the brand you have decided to use. You buy stationery, signs, business cards, among others...

April 26: World Intellectual Property Day
Morgan & Morgan, April 2019

In the year 2000, the United Nations General Assembly designated April 26 as World Intellectual Property Day. The purpose of this is to highlight the role thatintellectual propertyrights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. Across the globe, and at the initiative of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), there is a campaign every year to attract public interest to issues related to Intellectual Property...

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