Mexico: Intellectual Property 2019

In this chapter we feature 31 practitioners who are selected for their outstanding work as advisers and litigators in a broad spectrum of IP matters for both domestic and international clients.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Roberto Arochi Arochi & Lindner SC, Mexico City
2. Alejandro Luna F Olivares y Compañía, SC, Mexico City
3. Martín Michaus Basham Ringe y Correa SC, Mexico City

Arochi & Lindner performs well this year with five practitioners listed here.  
Roberto Arochi tops our listings for IP practitioners in Mexico this year, with peers praising him as “a market leader”. He commands over 35 years of experience as both a litigator and counsel regarding a broad range of IP matters
María Teresa Eljure is widely respected by sources who consider her “an excellent litigator with a very complete knowledge of the trademark practice”.
Hedwig Heidi Lindner is a prominent name and “a well-known litigator” in the market whose expertise lies in IP matters pertaining to the life sciences sector.
Jorge Mier y Concha is a well-regarded lawyer in the domestic market. His practice focuses on patent litigation, including matters of nullity, expiration and infringement in relation to scientific and technological patents.
Aldo de Landa draws high praise from peers, who say he is “one of the very best copyright lawyers in the Mexican market.”

Olivares y Compañía also performs highly this year, with five listings in this chapter.
Alejandro Luna F ranks among the very elite IP practitioners in Mexico and wins praise from sources who note “he is very well known with regards to pharmaceutical matters”.
Luis Schmidt is a respected figure in Mexico’s IP market. He commands over 30 years of experience handling the full suite of IP legal matters, with a speciality in entertainment copyrights.

Basham Ringe y Correa sees four lawyers listed this year.
Martín Michaus is described as “one of the top names in IP law” in the Mexican market and possesses over 20 years of experience in the field.
Adolfo Athié Cervantes is “a well-known and respected lawyer” whose practice focuses on litigation, the registration and protection of trademarks as well as licensing matters.
Juan Carlos Hernández is praised highly by market commentators who consider him “a leader in the trademark area”.
Eduardo Kleinberg is a well-regarded practitioner among peers. He has over 20 years of experience advising clients on IP law, and managing the filings and prosecutions of trademarks.

Müggenburg Gorches y Peñalosa sees two of its members listed in this year’s edition.
Jean-Yves Peñalosa Sol La Lande commands over 25 years of experience advising clients on the full gamut of IP matters, with a focus on the entertainment and pharmaceutical sectors.
Carlos Müggenburg is described as “a senior figure who is extremely experienced, profound and very knowledgeable”. He has extensive expertise representing major businesses before Mexican authorities regarding IP issues.

Bernardo Herrerías Franco at Hogan Lovells “has always been one of the standout players in the market”. He is praised as “a very good and extremely precise lawyer” known for his work advising domestic and international clients on the full range of IP matters. 

Diego Rossi of Iberbrand is an accomplished practitioner, with over 25 years of experience handling a wide array of IP-related issues.

Enrique Diaz at Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados is described by peers as “an outstanding and very competent lawyer” and “a market leader”. He is well versed in advising some of the world’s largest multinationals on IP matters.

Uhthoff Gómez Vega & Uhthoff’s Javier Uhthoff-Orive is commended by peers who “would absolutely recommend him” for his work advising multinational companies on a variety of IP matters.

Kiyoshi Tsuru Alberu at Tsuru Morales Isla Abogados is praised as “a very smart practitioner with an excellent strategic approach to cases”. His practice spans pharmaceutical products, nanotechnologies and chemical designs.

Alfredo Rangel at Noriega y Escobedo is highlighted by market commentators, who note that “he has extensive knowledge of IP law”.

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