Luz Elena Elias’ main tasks at OLIVARES are filing and prosecution of trademark applications; replying to official actions regarding objections issued by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI); as well as replying to official actions in order to overcome anticipations cited in trademarks applications by IMPI. She is in charge of trademark application refusals within the Appeals Department, and prepares and files nullity claims relating to trademark applications. Also, Luz prepares and files appeals before the Federal Court of Tax and Administrative Affairs (FCTA), and Amparo Suits as well in trademark matters (both direct and indirect).
• “Federal Law for Consumer Protection”. Managing Intellectual Property. [March 2012]
When I’m not being a lawyer…
I enjoy reading, travelling, water sports, playing tennis and scrapbooking.
- Universidad de Alicante
LLM, Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights, 2000
- University of Ottawa
LLM, International Law, 1996
- Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Juris Doctor, 1995
Graduated with honors
- Asociación Mexicana para la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual (AMPPI)
- International Trademark Association (INTA)