This year we recognise 42 practitioners for their expertise across the full range of IP issues, from registering rights and managing patent and trademark portfolios to dispute resolution and enforcement proceedings.
Most Highly Regarded
Olivares y Compañía earns an impressive six listings this year.
Antonio Belaunzarán focuses his top-notch practice on trademarks with an emphasis on prosecution and filings. One peer adds “he has done lots of phenomenal work”.
Alejandro Luna F is “among the very best patent litigators in Mexico” and is highlighted as an authority on IP law.
Sergio Olivares Jr is a seasoned lawyer with decades of experience handling landmark infringement claims, unfair competition cases and the full range of IP rights disputes for an array of clients.
With more than 35 years of experience in the field, Luis Schmidt comes highly esteemed for his first-tier advice to clients on transactional and contentious IP issues.
Arochi & Lindner is home to five practitioners highlighted in this chapter.
Roberto Arochi maintains a stellar reputation as “one of the best rainmakers in IP practice” thanks to his four decades of experience advising on IP protection, licensing and enforcement proceedings.
María Teresa Eljure is “particularly outstanding” and earns acclaim as an “extremely strong litigator” who shines in trademark disputes.
The “extraordinary” Heidi Lindner earns widespread praise as “one of Mexico’s finest patent litigators”.
Jorge Mier y Concha is commended for his “professionalism and knowledge”. He excels in patent disputes and technology transfers.
Aldo de Landa is a first-rate IP disputes lawyer who is regularly engaged in infringement, trademark invalidation and cancellation proceedings.
Uhthoff Gómez Vega & Uhthoff achieves three nominations here.
Marcela Bolland Gonzalez is looked upon with enormous favour thanks to her in-depth knowledge of trademarks law.
Manuel Soto is a longstanding figure with vast experience advising multinationals on trademark protection and enforcement.
Javier Uhthoff-Orive is a renowned litigator with significant experience advising clients on complex IP rights issues.
Kiyoshi Tsuru Alberu at TMI Abogados is celebrated as a “fantastic attorney for IP protection”. He comes highly sought-after by clients in the TMT and life sciences sectors.
Martín Michaus of Basham Ringe y Correa earns plaudits as a “statesman of IP practice in Mexico”. One source adds that he is “very highly regarded and extremely knowledgeable”.
Bernardo Herrerías Franco at Hogan Lovells is an “excellent lawyer” who is well-versed at advising clients on the full spectrum of copyright, trademark and patent issues.
Horacio Rangel of Rangel & Rangel receives glowing praise for his “detailed knowledge of IP law”. He is touted as “one of the most experienced and qualified academics focusing on IP rights in Mexico”.
Mariano Soní at Bufete Soní stands out in the market for his profound expertise in trademark prosecution proceedings.
Enrique Diaz at Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados is “brilliant at counselling and negotiating” in complex domain name disputes and infringement cases.
Jean-Yves Peñalosa Sol La Lande of ELS Peñalosa + Donnadie has amassed a wealth of experience representing domestic and international clients in IP disputes.
Pablo Hooper at Gonzalez Calvillo is a longstanding fixture in the market, recognised for his sweeping knowledge of copyright and IP rights.
Juan Carlos Amaro of Becerril, Coca & Becerril is singled out among peers as a “smart guy and a great litigator”, with an encyclopaedic knowledge of IP law.