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Nestor joined the firm on 2007 and works as Technical Director for Patents in the Intellectual Property Law Department.
PRIMARY AREAS OF PRACTICE
He has extensive experience and expertise in the management of patent applications in Colombia and other countries in South America, Central America and the Caribbean, including its drafting, filing and technical prosecution before the local Patent Offices and Judicial Courts. His skills also include the preparation of technical concepts related to technological searches, freedom to operate studies and analysis of patent infringements.ts.
Néstor earned his Chemist Degree at Universidad Nacional de Colombia in 2005. He was part of the Research Group of Heterogeneous Photocatalysis of the Institute of Science in Materials of Seville, Spain (2006). He has a Master degree in Chemistry from the National University of Colombia (2007) and a master degree in Law with Emphasis in Intellectual Property from the Universidad Externado de Colombia (2015). In addition, he completed advanced courses with WIPO (Distance Program) in drafting patent applications (2010) and Intellectual Property Management (2015).
Among his publications is his Master Thesis in Law: “Current situation and possible strategies to stimulate the protection and commercial exploitation of the technological developments generated in colombian SMES”, Universidad Externado de Colombia, 2015; and his Master Thesis in Chemistry: “Study of some ultrasound effects on model chemical reactions”, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, 2007. Néstor has also written the following scientific articles: N.J. Bejarano, M.F. Suárez: “Sonophotocatalytic degradation of congo red and methyl orange in the presence of TiO2 as a catalyst”, Ultrasonic Sonochemistry, 14, 2007, 589-595.; and N.J. Bejarano, M.F. Suárez: “Sonochemical and sonophotocatalytic degradation of Malachite Green: The effect of carbon tetrachloride on reaction rates”, Ultrasonic Sonochemistry, 15, 2008, 612-617.