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OLIVARES

PEDRO LUIS OGAZÓN 17, COL. SAN ÁNGEL, 01000, MÉXICO, D.F., MEXICO
Tel:
Work +52 55 5322 3000
Fax:
Fax +52 55 5322 3001
Email:
Web:
www.olivares.com.mx
Guadalajara, Mexico City
OLIVARES, Alejandro Luna, Mexico City, MEXICO

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Alejandro Luna

Tel:
Work +5255 5322 3000
Email:
OLIVARES

Work Department

IP Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Regulatory Law, Anti-Piracy, Anti-Counterfeiting & Enforcement

Position

Partner He is the Head of the Litigation & Regulatory practice group and Co-chair of the Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical law and industry group.

Career

Alejandro Luna joined Olivares in 1996 and became a partner in 2005. He participated in questioning the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Industrial Property Law and the Federal Copyright Law. He is also the sponsor of an important proposal to modify the system of litigation and enforcement of intellectual property rights in Mexico. Mr. Luna has spearheaded a ten-year litigation strategy that has incorporated regulation changes and lobbying which has resulted in precedent for patent linkage regulations and life terms of pipeline patents in Mexico. This work has resulted in US$ billions of protected revenues for the R&D pharmaceutical industry in Mexico. As a result of his involvement, he has been selected as the delegate to represent AMIFF, the industry association for R&D pharmaceutical companies who do business in Mexico, in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations.

Languages

Spanish, English

Member

Asociación Mexicana para la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual (AMPPI) International Trademark Association (INTA) International Bar Associaiton (IBA) International Association of the Protection of Intellectual Property(AIPPI) Barra Mexicana de Abogados (BMA) Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

Education

Universidad Latinoamericana, 1996, Universidad Panamerican, holds four diplomas Franklin Pierce Law Center in the United States, L.L.M., 2002, Intellectual Property Law


Mexico

Intellectual property

Within: Leading lawyers

Alejandro Luna - Olivares

Within: Intellectual property

Olivares’ ‘extremely creative’ team is noted for its ‘high-quality work’, ‘innovative thinking, which puts it above other firms’, and ‘deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry in Mexico’. It covers all corners of the IP market, with particular strength in patent and trade mark prosecution and litigation. The group is also attracting an increasing amount of administrative litigation. For IP litigation, Alejandro Luna is ‘an outstanding lawyer, always offering better ways for the client’. Other key partners are Sergio Olivares Jr, for patents; Luis Schmidt, for copyright; Antonio Belaunzarán, for trade marks; and Gustavo Alcocer, for licensing and contracts. The firm successfully represented Reed Elsevier in invalidity proceedings concerning the protection of the trade mark The Lancet. Other major clients include Microsoft, Netflix, Novartis Pharma, and GlaxoSmithKline.

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