Any Obando Ospina

Associate

Recent News:

Investindustrial’s Agreement to Purchase Majority Stake of Eataly S.p.A

Cozen O’Connor served as U.S. and Canadian counsel in Investindustrial’s acquisition of a majority stake in Eataly S.p.A., the global chain of upscale Italian marketplaces. A team led by M&A attorney and Italy Practice chair Christian Moretti conducted significant due diligence of more than 20 Eataly businesses in the United States and Canada, in collaboration with Deloitte Legal Italy and Studio Legale Chiomenti. For nearly two decades, Eataly has been operating high-quality Italian food markets and restaurant concepts in prestigious locations across the globe, including flagship stores in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, and Silicon Valley.

Any is a passionate and dedicated lawyer who focuses her practice on intellectual property prosecution, litigation, and corporate matters. Her hybrid practice allows her to have unique and practical strategic advice as she has assisted clients through all stages of intellectual property matters. To date, Any has assisted with several matters at both the Federal Court of Canada (including the Federal Court of Appeal) and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and has experience with legal research, drafting memoranda, and other litigation-based documents related to copyright, entertainment, and trademark disputes. She also regularly drafts trademark search reports and examiner report responses, as well as provides trademark opposition assistance for a variety of complex trademark matters. Whether it is an enforcement, protection, or litigation question — Any is eager and suited to provide nuanced and strategic advice.

Prior to joining the firm, she was an intellectual property associate at a Canadian law firm located in Toronto. Any also worked as a research and administrative assistant to Professor Alan N. Young at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, where she gained legal research experience, co-drafted a factum for the Ontario Court of Appeals, and drafted memoranda in administrative, procedural, constitutional, and criminal areas of the law.

Any earned her bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Western University, and her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. Any is trilingual in English, Spanish, and French.

 

News

Investindustrial’s Agreement to Purchase Majority Stake of Eataly S.p.A

October 17, 2022

Cozen O’Connor served as U.S. and Canadian counsel in Investindustrial’s acquisition of a majority stake in Eataly S.p.A., the global chain of upscale Italian marketplaces. A team led by M&A attorney and Italy Practice chair Christian Moretti conducted significant due diligence of more than 20 Eataly businesses in the United States and Canada, in collaboration with Deloitte Legal Italy and Studio Legale Chiomenti. For nearly two decades, Eataly has been operating high-quality Italian food markets and restaurant concepts in prestigious locations across the globe, including flagship stores in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, and Silicon Valley.

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, J.D., 2018
  • Western University, B.A., with honors, 2015
  • Ontario

Advocates’ Society, Member-at-large

Canadian Hispanic Bar Association (CHBA), Member-at-large

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Member-at-large 

International Trademark Association (INTA), Member-at-Large

Canadian Bar Association

Ontario Bar Association