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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, Luis C Schmidt, Mexico City, MEXICO

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Luis C Schmidt

Tel:
Work +5255 5322 3000
Email:
OLIVARES

Work Department

Copyright, IP Litigation & ADR Sports, Media & Entertainment Law

Position

Partner He possesses nearly 30 years of intellectual property experience in all areas of IP, but in the last ten years he has specialized in the areas of entertainment and media law.

Career

Luis Schmidt joined Olivares in 1991 and became a partner in 1993. He has represented the world's leading companies in the industries of music, film, software, television, shows, publishing, fine art, design and the Internet. Some of his Clients include Motion Pictures Association of America; IFPI / RIAA / Amprofon; Warner Brothers / CN / Turner; Universal; Sony / Sony Music / Sony ATV/Sony TV; Dish / MVS Multivision; Microsoft; Ocesa; Telmex / América Móvil / Grupo Carso / Uno TV; Spotify; Quality Films; Cinemex and Cinepolis / Festival of Morelia. Luis has participated as a litigator or consultant on the most relevant copyright cases in recent times, including a Supreme Court case versed on remuneration rights and the case of Presunto Culpable. Most recently, he drafted and executed a successful strategy to bring Spotify to market in Mexico. He has an unparalleled knowledge of digital media and related copyright law in Mexico.

Languages

Spanish, English, German

Member

American Bar Association (ABA) Barra Mexicana de Abogados (BMA) International Trademark Association (INTA) International Association of the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI) Asociación Mexicana para la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual (AMPPI) Association Littéraire Artistique International (ALAI)

Education

Diploma on International Copyright Law. Universiteit van Amsterdam, 2000 Diploma on Marketing and Law. Georgetown University, 1990 Franklin Pierce Law Center, 1990,
Masters in Intellectual Property Law. Diploma on Amparo Law, Universidad Panamericana, 1988 Diploma on Business Law, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, 1987 J.D., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1986


Mexico

Intellectual property

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Luis Schmidt - 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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