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Goodrich, Riquelme y Asociados
MEXICO, DF 06500

Mexico > Energy and natural resources Tier 3

Goodrich, Riquelme y Asociados has one of the most experienced practices when it comes to structuring projects in the Mexican oil and gas market. The team is also well-versed in the electricity and renewable energy sectors, with the practice active of late, as regards power purchase agreements and power plant sales. The department is co-led by senior partner David Enriquez, a reference in the hydrocarbons market in Mexico; and Jorge Sandoval, a finance expert with experience across various types of energy projects. Senior associate Erika Roldán is dedicated to the energy and projects area, and has a niche specialism in energy sector arbitration.

Practice head(s):

David Enriquez; Jorge Sandoval

Key clients

Noble Petróleo de México

Sempra (Ienova)

CAF México

Granjas Carroll de México


Rotork Servo Controles de Mexico

Duff & Phelps

ENEL Green Power

Notus Energía

Prosolia Internacional de México

Glencore International

Independece Drilling de México

Work highlights

  • Advising Enel Green Power in the development of its generation and electromobility portfolio in Mexico.
  • Advising Noble Petróleo de México on its participation in bidding processes of CFEnergía.
  • Assisted Sempra (Ienova) with an agreement with the Mexican authorities to bring gas to Mexico with a gas export permit.

Mexico > Intellectual property Tier 3

A skilled, safe pair of hands on trade mark matters’, filing, prosecution and litigation in that field are the focus of Goodrich, Riquelme y Asociados’ IP team, which acts for a diverse client list both in terms of sector and size. The team is as comfortable advising major multinationals as it is start-ups looking for security establishing themselves in the Mexican market. ‘Trusted advisorEnrique Diaz is the main contact for advisory and prosecution matters; senior partner Guillermo Sosa is the name to note for litigation; Julio Cesar Prieto advises on regulatory matters; while for patent matters, Juan Carlos Suárez is the go-to figure. Senior associate Maria Rosa Diaz is an IP litigation specialist; and from the broader pool of associates, Natalia Merino stands out in trade mark and copyright strategy.

Practice head(s):

Enrique Diaz; Guillermo Sosa; Julio Cesar Prieto; Juan Carlos Suarez


Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados has consistently provided exceptional legal services to us in Mexico on our trademark matters. The firm is extremely client centered and has always provides us with practical, efficient and cost-effective advice which is very important to an in-house legal department.

Enrique Diaz is always available for his clients. He goes above and beyond to build a relationship with his clients and to learn about their industries so that he can tailor his advice to worth within budgetary constraints but also work with the long-term strategy of the business. Enrique is always willing to go the extra mile to make certain that all our trademark matters are well taken care of. In fact, I recently had what I believed to be an emergency request, and Enrique did not blink and handled the matter most expeditiously. The filing was done, and confirmation was sent within a matter of hours so that we could rest assured that he had everything under control. I have recommended Enrique to both other in-house professionals and other law firms and will continue to do so.

Reliable and quick support on prosecution and litigation level. The team is seeking for quick and effective solutions.

Enrique Diaz is an experienced lawyer with a very hands-on approach always striving for practical solutions. The representation in court is comprehensive and with focus on relevant details.

Team is very responsive, fairly priced and reliable. They are a skilled, safe pair of hands on trade mark matters.

Enrique Diaz is a trusted advisor and his team of junior attorneys are excellent. I trust their advice and counsel.

Key clients

Cisco Systems

Tao Licensing

Bayer Consumer Care

Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC)

Institut National de l’Origine et de la qualité (INAO)


Beauty Essence

Capital Brands Distribution

Arctic Cat

Samsung Electronics


Work highlights

  • Advising Bayer on an infringement action against a company that made unauthorised use of the “REDOXON” trade dress.
  • Assisting Masimo Corporation with a filing negotiation and settling multiple disputes in Mexico and Brazil against Massimo Dutti.
  • Assisting Tao Group with filing and prosecuting an infringement action against a resort in Mexico.

With 85+ years of experience, Goodrich has a long tradition of standing alongside its clients when helping them make their business objectives a reality. By means of a cross-practice among service areas and industry teams, our carefully trained lawyers achieve an innovative approach towards the rendering of contemporary legal services tailored to the demanding business community worldwide.

We pride ourselves in knowing what drives key industry sectors and are able to provide on a daily basis, the best creative and cost-effective business solutions beforehand. Our clients are medium-size, as well as leading global companies of numerous nationalities and economic sectors.

We ensure that our clients are competently represented wherever their businesses take them. This is why, in addition to our network of correspondents in Mexico and our own office in Paris (since 1971), Goodrich actively participates as founder firm of the Bomchil Group, an association of independent law firms with offices in practically every Latin American country. Today, Goodrich has a professional and administrative staff of over 250.

Professional ethics and effective teamwork, leading to solid solutions and constant innovation are embedded throughout our firm. In addition to sponsoring and encouraging training programs for our lawyers both nationally and internationally, we encourage the participation of our partners as part-time lecturers and research fellows in high-ranking law schools in Mexico. Goodrich actively participates in trade associations, local and international bars. Some of our members are frequently invited to speak at both, domestic and foreign conferences, as well as to hold leadership positions in sections of bar associations and industry organizations. Last but not least, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, pro bono work, broad-mindedness, and gender equality are also essential elements of our existence.

In our firm we are constantly striving to renew ourselves and in being prepared to face the ever-changing legal challenges that lie ahead. We are a firm of young lawyers with the highest professional and ethical standards.

Department Name Email Telephone
IP & Regulatory Law Enrique Díaz (+52)(55) 5525 1422
International Trade Enrique Díaz (+52)(55) 5525 1422
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Enrique Díaz (+52)(55) 5525 1422
Energy & Infrastructure David Enríquez (+52)(55) 5525 0369
Environmental Law & Renewable Energy David Enríquez (+52)(55) 5525 0369
Mining Luis Pérez Delgado (+52)(55) 5525 0047
Labor Law Luis Pérez Delgado (+52)(55) 5525 0047
Real Estate & Tourism Luis Pérez Delgado (+52)(55) 5525 0047
Adminstrative Litigation Guillermo Sosa (+52)(55) 5207 7561
Immigration Jorge Sandoval (+52) (55) 5533-0040
Banking Securities and Finance Jorge Sandoval (+52) (55) 5533-0040
Photo Name Position Profile
Enrique Díaz photo Mr Enrique Díaz Senior Partner
David Enríquez photo Mr David Enríquez Senior Partner
Luis Uriel Pérez photo Mr Luis Uriel Pérez Senior Partner
Julio Cesar Prieto photo Mr Julio Cesar Prieto Junior Partner
Jorge Sandoval photo Mr Jorge Sandoval Partner
Guillermo Sosa photo Mr Guillermo Sosa Senior Partner
Juan Suárez photo Mr Juan Suárez Junior Partner
Other fee-earners : 56
Total staff : 210
English (fluent)
Partners : 7