Practice Areas

“MHOV is a law firm specializing in Intellectual Property Rights, Industrial Law, Corporate Law and Aircraft.”

  • Intellectual Property (Trademarks, Patents and Copyrights)

    Certain intangible assets (trademarks, patents and copyright) are the main assets of any company and as such must be protected and guarded by specialists. In this sense, our activity within the law firm provides legal assistance in processing applications, obtaining registration, surveillance, custody and protection of trademarks, patents and works protected by copyright. Defense in infringement proceedings (litigation) and comprehensive advice: such as consulting, corporate planning of intangible assets, audits, drafting licensing agreements, franchises, concessions, among other services.

  • Entertainment Law

    Intimately associated with copyright and related rights, our law firm provides legal advice on commercial exploitation of image of famous people; musical and audiovisual consulting management, especially but not exclusively, negotiations with music publishers, collecting societies and authors; analysis and development of policies for synchronization of musical works and the limits to the economic rights of authors; protection and licensing of TV formats and radio, and all issues related to the production and exhibition of films, including legal services related to entertainmentIntimately associated with copyright and related rights, our law firm provides legal advice on commercial exploitation of image of famous people; musical and audiovisual consulting management, especially but not exclusively, negotiations with music publishers, collecting societies and authors; analysis and development of policies for synchronization of musical works and the limits to the economic rights of authors; protection and licensing of TV formats and radio, and all issues related to the production and exhibition of films, including legal services related to entertainment.

  • Advertising, Marketing and Law

    We offer legal advice, recruiting talent, contracting works or advertising materials, sponsorship, advertising analysis: comparative, disparaging, adhesive and those related to regulations, prohibitions and limitations of specific laws, “product placement”; surreptitious advertising campaigns intrigue, “ambush marketing”, promotions and consumer protection law.

  • Technology and Law

    Our law firm has adapted to new technologies, part of our daily work is monitoring and legal practice in social networks, through “TAKE DOWN NOTICE” we are concerned with the protection of digital content protected by intellectual property rights on all digital platforms and social networks. Personal Data Protection, “BIG DATA” Terms of Conditions of uses; and generally comprehensive advice on the constitution, added value, contracts and licensing applications and technology platforms.

  • Telecommunications

    We are able to offer legal advice in all matters that relate to intellectual property rights, in particular, emissions, transmissions, retransmissions and capture signals containing or not creations protected by Intellectual Property Rights. Processing permit and legal advice on all regulatory matters related entities regulating telecommunications in our country. As well as all matters that relate to “broadcasting and performance”, in particular, emissions, transmissions, retransmissions and capture signals containing or not creations protected by Intellectual Property Rights. Advise on new trends of “simulcasting” and “webcasting” clearly and manage the new business models of television: Digital T.V. and the web.

  • Competition Law

    Legal advice in all matters relating to the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Discipline, linked or not linked to intellectual property. Litigation in this matter.
  • Regulatory issues related to medicine and food

    We offer legal advice on regulatory issues related to the pharmaceutical and food industries (consulting, contract review, processing and obtaining permits, among others).
  • Corporate Law

    We offer legal advice in corporate, such as establishment of commercial companies, maintenance companies, updating, restructuring, drafting contracts, legal audits, tax planning, foreign investment registration, obtaining permission as to operate issues, and other related services to the rotation commercial corporations.
  • Aviation Law

    Since its inception, our firm took great interest in studying and advising various clients in matters related to air law in Venezuela. We have particularly focused our work on issues such as financing, importation, registration, nationalization and sale of aircraft in our country.

    Product of excellent performance achieved in this area, Dr. Leopoldo Marquez won in 1990 Lefeld sole legal representation of companies Cessna Finance Corporation and Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Company both belonging, companies he has worked uninterruptedly for more than 15 years and who has advised on everything related to the study, preparation, drafting and issuance of more than one hundred (100) finance leases based on our country aircraft, including within these transactions the constitution of various guarantees with jurisdiction Venezuelan and foreign, special structuring of contracts depending on the use to which it will allocate the aircraft (private, commercial and training), cooperation for registration and deregistration of aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the execution of such contracts for reasons of default, recovery of aircraft, reexport, refinancing agreements, assistance in case of accidents, among other activities.