The firm carries out searches to determine the patentability or possible infringement of an invention. It also manages the prosecution and conservation of Patents, Utility Models, and Industrial Designs in Mexico. The firm also handles patent applications under the Paris Convention and the Patent Cooperation Treaty, as well as non-convention applications. The services in this area also include translation of patents, foreign filing through a network of specialized patent agents and enforcing patent rights. In transactional work, the firm prepares opinions, negotiation of technology transfer, licensing agreements, and assignments of rights.
The services in this area include trademark and slogan registration, trademark searches, registrability analysis of tradmarks, contracts and due diligence. Since Mexico joined the Madrid Protocol the firm manages the supervision of international applications and the response to provisional resfusals in order to support those clients looking for representation. The firm also provides the opportunity to coordinate trademark filing abroad with foreign correspondents.
The firm has experience in the protection of art, literary and musical works, computer software, audiovisual creations or specialty properties such as titles, names of fictional characters and/or groups as well as any other artistic or intellectual creation. The firm also advises clients and provides them strategies regarding the negotiation of copyright and related rights contracts.
The firm is specialized in protecting and enforcing clients’ patents, trademarks, designs, and copyrights. The firm handles litigation related to Intellectual Property with the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI), as well as with the Mexican Courts at all levels, including appeal and constitutional instances. The firm manages administrative procedures with the IMPI, including cancellations, nullity claims, border measures and infringement actions. We also solve conflicts arising from domain names with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).