Mr Juan Luis Serrano-Leets > Sánchez Devanny > Mexico City, Mexico > Lawyer Profile

Sánchez Devanny
PASEO DE LAS PALMAS 525, PISO 6
COL. LOMAS DE CHAPULTEPEC
CIUDAD DE MÉXICO 11000
Mexico

Work Department

  • Intellectual Property
  • Data Privacy, Consumer Protection, Sports Law.
  • Life Sciences Industry Group

Position

Partner

Career

Juan Luis leads our Intellectual Property and Data Privacy practice groups and is the co-head of our Life Sciences Industry Group.  He has broad experience in high level management of complex legal and policy issues in Mexico and Latin America.
Juan Luis is Councilor to the Mexican Health Foundation (FUNSALUD), a member of the board of the Association of Pharmaceutical Industry Physicians and Professionals (AMEIFAC) and of the Commission of Legal Affairs of the National Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (CANIFARMA).  He is also a professor of Sanitary Law in the Escuela Libre de Derecho. 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships

  • FUNSALUD, AMEIFAC, CANIFARMA, ICBA, BMA, IBA

Education

  • Master of Laws (LLM) Innovation Law and Policy. University of Toronto.
  • Specialization in Commercial Law Institutions- Universidad Panamericana
  • Law Degree. Juris Doctor Universidad Panamericana

Lawyer Rankings

Mexico > Life sciences

The sizable life sciences team at Sánchez Devanny counts a number of household name companies among its clients. The firm maintains a broad offering, and particularly stands out for its contentious capabilities. Areas of expertise include pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food and beverages, dietary supplements, cosmetics, tobacco, hazardous substances, cannabis products, and medical and health-related services. The department is jointly led by José Alberto Campos and Juan Luis Serrano-Leets, who advises life sciences clients on IP, regulatory and privacy matters, and has former experience as the head of legal at AstraZeneca Mexico. Non-equity partner María Luisa Mendoza is another name to note.

Mexico > Intellectual property

Sánchez Devanny´s IP practice is led skilfully by Juan Luis Serrano-Leets, who garners praise from clients for his ‘extensive experience in regulatory and intellectual property matters’, as well as for his proven expertise in the pharmaceutical sector (he is a former in-house at Astra Zeneca). The department handles a wide range of IP-related issues including prosecution, litigation, and interactions with regulatory regarding both patents and trade marks, as well as general policy advisory. Serrano-Leets also leads the firm’s life sciences and data privacy areas.