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Tel:
Work +52 55 5202 7622
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Fax +52 55 5520 7671
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www.gcsc.com.mx/our-firm
González Calvillo, SC, Pablo Hopper, Mexico City, MEXICO

Pablo Hopper

Tel:
Work +(52 55) 5202-7622
Email:
Web:
www.gcsc.com.mx
González Calvillo, SC

Position

Partner at Gonzalez Calvillo,S.C. since 2003.

Career

Leads the Intellectual Property practice and has over 24 years of experience providing expert counsel and litigation thereof, for both domestic and foreign clients. He has assisted and discussed with the Mexican Congress several amendments to trademark and franchise regulations.

Mr. Hooper has been awarded by different national and international organizations and has been invited as speaker in conferences and seminars around the world organised by among others, the University of Texas, Franchise Expos, IFA, IBA, ABA and APEC. Professor at the Universidad Panamericana and Escuela Libre de Derecho.

Languages

Spanish and English

Member

Pablo Hooper is the representative of Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C. before the International Trademark Association, is member of the International Franchise Association, the American Bar Association, a former member of the Steering Committee at the Franchise Forum of the American Bar Association, an active member of Multilaw, and he is a founder and coordinator of the Sports and Entertainment Committee of the National Association of Business Lawyers in Mexico, ANADE

Education

Mr. Hooper received his law degree from the Universidad Panamericana (Mexico City) in 1998 and has obtained several postgraduate degrees in Intellectual Property Law, Licensing, Contracts and Entertainment Law from the Franklin Pierce Law Center (Concord New Hampshire), Escuela Libre de Derecho (Mexico City), Universidad Panamericana Mexico City), and the Centro de Extensao Universitaria (Sao Paulo, Brazil).

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  • Notorious Marks

    Notorious marks or the declaration thereof, has always been an issue widely discussed in Mexico by the IP legal community. This is so because provisions of the Paris Convention dealing with this topic have for a long time been uses as an effort to cancel or nullify trademarks registered by Mexican authorities without really making an extensive evaluation of proposed denominations and without examining in depth if such marks may be potentially affecting rights acquired by third parties elsewhere. So, a specific regulation and legal frame that at least tries to resolve this issue is always a good start in the right direction.
  • FRANCHISING TRENDS IN MEXICO: A NEW VALUE

    By Ignacio Dominguez Torrado Uhthoff, Gomez Vega & Uhthoff, S.C. Why a new value? Is Mexico avoiding the economic fallout that the world may be facing? In Mexico franchises are worth more? Is Mexico not a country that the global economic standstill is or will affect? The answer is, not really. Are Franchises in Mexico currently experiencing a boom? Perhaps. Are Franchises becoming an important aspect in Mexican economy? Certainly.
  • ADVERTISING IN MEXICO: COMMENTS UNDER AN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW PERSPECTIVE

    Advertising in Mexico is governed by multiple bodies of law including for at least seven Federal Laws, five Regulations also of Federal application, a number of the so-called Mexican Official Standards (NOM's) and certain other laws and regulations applicable into specific States within the Republic of Mexico. All of them are focusing to establish the form and manners for producing and communicating advertising of products and services in Mexico.
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    It has been well publicized in the Mexican media over the last few months that the General Customs Administration (AGA) and the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) are planning to launch a customs trademark registry, as a short-term solution to increase protection for trademark owners against the import of infringing and counterfeit products.
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    The evolution in the protection and enforcement of IP rights has also reached the Mexican practice. The traditional ways of defending a registered trademark on a non use contentious procedure have developed.
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