In 1993, the second generation of lawyers of the Casco family organized a department of intellectual property for the registration of trademarks of goods and services, patents in the field of health technology, communications, copyrights, health registrations of pharmaceutical products, food, cosmetics, biologicals and other industrial or intellectual properties. This addition was designed for both national and international clients, who wish to protect their assets and investments in Honduras. The firm has been recognized for its litigation on claims of unfair competition and infringement of industrial property rights, as well as litigation for both border prevention measures and destruction of counterfeit products.
CORPORATE LEGAL SERVICES
The firm was founded in 1943, and has developed a general practice in the areas of consulting, directing and procuring both corporate aspects and their links in the notary, labor, civil, administrative and litigation fields.
We specialize in bringing the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to assist in accomplishing your objectives. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.
Every morning, our legal team has a meeting to discuss our cases. This means that no matter who you go with in our firm, the expertise of the whole team weighs in on your case.
Ou Law Firm was established and we have been working for over 30 years in which time have obtained a proven track record of success. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need.
Omar is a Senior Partner and the CEO of Casco & Casco. Omar has extensive experience in the professional practice of law in Honduras since 1975, starting out as a junior associate at Casco & Associates and then founding Casco & Casco in 1991. He is best known for his knowledge and skills in negotiation, litigation, arbitration and intellectual property.
In the academic field, Omar started his teaching career in the School of Law as a legal researcher, before becoming a professor in several subjects, including in the fields of commercial law, constitutional law, and private international law for more than thirty years. Currently he is Professor Emeritus of the School of Law and has a Doctor Honoris Causa in Law from the National University of Honduras.
Omar is an active member of the Honduran community. The Republic has entrusted him with multiple missions, including presiding over the Commission for the selection of Supreme Court judges for the 2008 constitutional period, membership for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2010, membership for the Commission for Reforms to the Judiciary, Public Ministry and Police in 2013.
Omar graduated as a lawyer from the Law School of the National Autonomous University of Honduras. He also did postgraduate studies in public and private international law, conciliation and arbitration.
Omar is a member of the Inter-American Industrial Property Association (ASIPI), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Honduran Notaries Union, the Honduran Lawyers Bar and the Honduran Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.
Law can be intimidating. As our administrator and office manager, Lesbia will work directly with you to make sure you get the services you need.
Lesbia is responsible for the administration and monitoring of trademark records, patents, records of pharmaceutical, food, cosmetic and health products.
In the area of intellectual property, Tania has specialized in copyright registrations and currently coordinates the marketing division for the Firm. She has experience in foreign investments, contracts, labor relations in international development institutions.
In 2010, Tania was responsible for the commercial trade affairs at the Embassy of Honduras in Washington DC. She has been Consul at the Embassy of Honduras in Canada.
Tania’s professional experience includes initiatives in trade and international policy, communication with business actors, government administration, investment promotion and temporary employment programs.
Tania initially graduated with a Law degree from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras. Tania obtained a Master in International Contracts and Commercial Law in a joint program which included studies from American University, Washington College of Law and the University of Chile. She also obtained a Certification in Arbitration from American University Washington College of Law. While on diplomatic assignment in Canada, Tania obtained a Master of Laws from the University of Ottawa. She also obtained Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication from Universidad Diego Portales while studying in Chile.
Tania is tri-lingual, fluent in both Spanish and English, while having basic French.
Andrea has been responsible for the area of patents and sanitary records of food for the firm. She obtain a law degree from the Faculty of Law of the National Autonomous University of Honduras and also did a Paralegal Certificate in the University of Miami.
Andrea brings a wealth of experience in both Honduran and US Law, focusing in administrative Regulatory matters
Andrea is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the Honduran Lawyers Bar.
Jorge leads the corporate division for Casco & Casco. His expertise includes investment treatment, organization of corporations, foundations and civil associations, labor, administrative and civil litigation and arbitration.
In the area of intellectual property, Jorge concentrates on trademark registrations and incidences, trademark litigation, nullities and oppositions, patent registrations, food and pharmaceutical sanitary products.
Jorge graduated as a lawyer and obtained a Master's Degree in Business Law at the Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana (UNITEC). He has taken several courses in procedural law, family business and corporate governance, in conciliation and arbitration.
Jorge is member of the Inter-American Industrial Property Association (ASIPI), the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Honduran Lawyers Bar and the Honduran Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property.
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