OLIVARES, BAND 1

Sergio L. Olivares
Band 4

sergio.olivares@olivares.mx

Active Partner Sergio Olivares has a significant contentious IP practice and a great deal of experience in the field, particularly in patents. Market commentators underline his leadership role within the firm.

Luis Schmidt
Band 1

luis.schmidt@olivares.mx

Pre-eminent Partner Luis Schmidt boasts an esteemed practice in the entertainment sector. He advises well-known clients on copyright mandates and is routinely sought out by key companies from the film, music, media and television spheres. "He is a visionary lawyer and very astute as well, as he led the way in his area of specialisation within his firm at just the right time," points out a client. Peers describe him as "a pillar in copyright matters in Mexico."

Alejandro Luna F.
Band 1

alejandro.luna@olivares.mx

Acclaimed Partner Intellectual Property Alejandro Luna Fandiño is described by a client as "a very knowledgeable, skilled and responsive lawyer." He garners market endorsement for his top-tier patent litigation expertise, acting for transnational pharmaceutical corporations. A source emphasises: "I like his working style, as it is easy to speak to him. He is a pragmatic and down-to-earth person." He is also recognised for his work in the life sciences practice area. Band 1 Life Sciences Alejandro Luna Fandiño garners praise for his prowess in the life sciences arena, handling patent litigation and regulatory matters affecting the pharmaceutical industry. "He is a master of this area and a spectacular lawyer who treats you in such a way that makes you feel at home. Not only does he adapt to your requirements, he also lets you know about things that you did not even know you needed. He understands the industry in a structural way. He knows what clients need," one client enthuses.

Daniel Sánchez
Band 4

daniel.sanchez@olivares.mx

Key Partner Daniel Sánchez remains active in patent and trade mark prosecution, as well as IP disputes. A client says: "He is good at working in a team and dealing with other lawyers. He makes recommendations that are easy for clients to understand."

What the team is known for Esteemed IP powerhouse with an outstanding reputation for handling matters spanning the spectrum of IP matters. Boasts enviable experience advising on mandates involving the registration and licensing of copyrights, patents and trademarks. Also revered for its IP litigation practice, particularly concerning patents, as well as anti-counterfeiting measures.

Client roster includes major clients from the entertainment, retail, consumer products manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries.  Strengths”They provide us with excellent advice and provide good estimates about how long processes will take, giving us a chance to make the best decision for our business,” a client says. Another source adds: “They are constantly innovating and specialising even further.”

Work highlights Advised Netflix and Woo Films on all IP matters relating to the production and licensing of the second season of La Casa de las Flores. ABM Band 2 Antonio Belaunzarán is commended for his track record in the Mexican IP arena. He receives endorsement from a peer, who highlights his specialisation in trademark issues. Major clients from the luxury products sector continue to seek out his expertise on branding and trademark matters.

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RANKINGS, ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS 2020