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Mauricio Saldaña FernándezPartner | ONTIER BOLIVIA · Santa Cruz
Mauricio Saldaña Fernández is a Partner at ONTIER Bolivia specialising in the areas of commercial, labour, civil, migratory and intellectual and industrial property law. Born in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Bolivia, he graduated with the highest honours "Summa Cum Laude" as a lawyer by the Universidad Privada Santa Cruz de la Sierra (UPSA), and authored the Thesis "Split up as a legal figure in Bolivian commercial regulations". Master's degree in Business Legal Advice (LLM) + Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) by the IE Law School and the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.
In the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, he worked as an Associate Lawyer at the law firm "Indacochea & Asociados, Abogados" in the areas of commercial law (Corporate and M&A), labour, immigration and industrial property.
In Madrid, Spain, he worked as a lawyer in the area of Commercial Law at ONTIER Spain and carried out professional internships in the area of business and contracts at the law firm "Elzaburu", specialised in industrial and intellectual property.
He was a founding partner of the law firm "Voss Suárez Saldaña, Abogados, Sociedad Civil", until its merger with ONTIER GLOBAL.
Among his professional experience, he has registered more than a hundred trademarks and patents, defended and filed oppositions before the National Intellectual Property Service of Bolivia (SENAPI), as well as monitoring the trademarks and ensuring that there are no registrations or inappropriate uses that may relate to them. He has also participated in corporate restructuring projects, including the split up of an agricultural company into three different companies and the acquisition of these companies by a Swiss company and a French company. At the beginning, he was part of the team that was in charge of the project to clean up the fixed assets of an oil company before being nationalised by the Bolivian State. Finally, he has been responsible for advising clients with foreign personnel working in the country, both in contractual, corporate and migratory situations.
UNIVERSIDAD PRIVADA SANTA CRUZ DE LA SIERRA - Universidad Privada Santa Cruz de la Sierra
IE LAW SCHOOL, IE BUSINESS SCHOOL - Master's Degree in Business Legal Consultancy (LLM) + Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)
Languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, German