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).
When I’m not being a lawyer…
I enjoy reading, travelling, water sports, playing tennis and scrapbooking.
LLM, Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights, Universidad de Alicante 2000
LLM, International Law, University of Ottawa 1996
Juris Doctor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Graduated with honors 1995
Asociación Mexicana para la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual (AMPPI)