Andrea Pieschacón

Senior Associate|Colombia

Andrea, senior associate at Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, is specialist in commercial law, with more than 25 years of professional experience. She has emphasis on health and health regulatory matters, as well as intellectual property.

As a member of the Intellectual Property and Competition Practices Groups, in the regulatory field, she concentrates her advice to local and foreign companies in Life Sciences and their legislation, especially in the pharmaceutical sector, cannabis industry, medical devices, cosmetics and care, biomedical devices and equipment, among others.

Andrea also coordinates the relationship with clients and the management of Health registration, Health Notifications, Health Permits and approvals before the competent Health Authorities both in Colombia and abroad, through the correspondents and supports all mergers and acquisitions transactions in relation to her expertise area.

Professional experience

  • Senior associate, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, since 2018.
  • Associate, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, 2017 - 2018.
  • Legal director and Secretary General, Fábrica de Especias y Productos el Rey S.A, 2016 - 2017.
  • Senior associate, Brigard & Castro S.A.S., 1997 - 2016.
  • Legal Advisor, BIOGEN Laboratorios de Colombia S.A., 1994 - 1997.
  • Legal Advisor O.M.P.I. in the Distinctive Signs, Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio, 1993 - 1994.
  • Assistant Lawyer in the Investigation project of the privatization of the Free Zone of Barranquilla, Araujo Ibarra & Asociados Ltda., 1993.

Education

  • Post-marketing surveillance system for medical devices, Colombian experience and a look at the international context - Virtual Technovigilance Module, Invima, 2019.
  • Seminar on Regulatory Matters of Medicinal Cannabis, Universidad de los Andes, 2019.
  • Medicinal Cannabis Business Legal Vision Seminar, Universidad de los Andes, 2019.
  • Legal English Certificate, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2003.
  • Commercial Proceedings Certificate, Universidad de Nuestra Señora del Rosario, la Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá (CCB) y Colegio de Abogados Comercialistas, 2000.
  • Specialization in commercial law, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1997.
  • Law School, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1992.

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships

  • Member of IBA (International Bar Association)

Latest Recognitions

  • Associate to watch, Chambers Latin America 2020, Life Sciences.
  • ProBono Lawyer, Gómez-Pinzón Abogados, 2019.

Industries

  • Agroindustry
  • Consumer Productos & Retail
  • Health Care & Pharmacy
  • Manufacturing & Industrial Services