Cirse Paola Cruz Patiño

Associate Lawyer

Ms. Cruz specializes in Intellectual Property.

2018 Institute of Intellectual Property and Competition Law, Professional Certification in Copyright.

2010-2015 National Autonomous University of Mexico, Law Degree - Intellectual Property.

  • Intellectual Property

Ms. Cruz's experience includes:

Advising on trademark availability searches, intellectual property prosecution, handling of large trademark portfolios for national and foreign clients and the follow-up of national trademark portfolios registered abroad.

Reading and analyzing applications entered before the IMPI and applying the legal and administrative provisions in the respective resolution procedure in order to ensure they don't infringe an existing registration of the same mark or constituting the generic name of the goods that the mark is associated with.

Participating in the development of trademark protection strategies for various clients in Mexico and the United States, including the drafting and revision of franchise and license agreements and overseeing complex IP due diligence exercises.

Communicating with the applicant or the applicant's trademark agent if their application does not comply with the Industrial Property Law.

Recommending the grant or refusal of a Trademark Registration.

Performing administrative and management functions related to Trademark Law.

Ms. Cirse is member of Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMMPI)