Arochi & Lindner

Intellectual Property Department

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What the team is known for Top-tier IP boutique with a stellar reputation for handling all aspects of IP law, especially excelling in patent and trade mark enforcement through skilled commercial litigation. Boasts a considerable volume of renowned clients from the technology, entertainment and food and beverage industries, among others. Anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting are additional areas of expertise.

Notable practitioners

Head of patent litigation, senior partner Hedwig Lindner is a renowned figure in the pharmaceutical IP sector and is particularly admired for her market-leading litigation skills. She is universally revered by peers as a first-rate practitioner, with sources remarking that "she is a very good litigator," as well as "a great lawyer" and "without a doubt top-tier." She maintains her position as a regular adviser to esteemed biotech companies and manufacturers of medical devices on an array of IP litigation matters, also advising on regulatory issues in the sector.

Jorge Mier y Concha leads the patent and copyright department, with a demonstrated focus on patent design and trade mark infringement cases that require complex litigation. Clients highlight his knowledge and service, one saying: "He has sound knowledge of patent issues and is an institution in Mexico," and another adding: "He is prompt, efficient and provides excellent legal advice."

Lead partner of the trade marks and other distinctive signs department, Maria Teresa Eljure garners very positive feedback from her peers. One interviewee comments: "I have a very good opinion of her. She is very reasonable, diligent and a good lawyer." She is well versed in trade mark prosecution and enforcement.

Managing partner Roberto Arochi maintains his front-running reputation in the Mexican IP market, much acclaimed for his frequent representation of a plethora of prestigious clients from the fashion, pharmaceutical and food and drink realms in contentious trade mark cases. Market commentators say: "He is a very well-known figure in the market. He is an esteemed practitioner." In addition to patent litigation, he is extremely well versed in unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting.