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Adolfo Athié

Intellectual Property
Partner

EDUCATION

LANGUAGES

Spanish
English

PRACTICE AREAS

A specialist in Intellectual Property Law with concentration in litigation, counseling and strategies to make up for lost time for the granting of patents.

Adolfo Athié has extensive experience in administrative litigation and intangible protection before federal courts, including privacy matters and data protection.

MEMBER OF ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member of the Mexican Bar Association, at the Constitutional Rights Committee. (MBA).
  • Member of the Mexican Association for the Protection of the Industrial Property (AMPPI).
  • Member of International Trademark Association (INTA).
  • Member of International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
  • Member of Pharmaceutical Trade Mark Group (PTMG).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

In addition to trademark registrations, patent litigation and data protection, Adolfo Athié has been actively involved in litigation before Mexican Federal Courts, Amparo (Constitutional Proceeding) for the protection of such Intellectual Property rights from counterfeiting and antitrust cases, infringement and unfair competition. In general, he also has a vast experience in administrative litigation, challenging any authority’s decision.

Adolfo Athié has successfully defended domain names through international panel, such as the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”)

RECOGNITIONS

Recognized since 2015 as a prominent lawyer in Intellectual Property Law by the international publications Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers, Legal 500 and Trademark Review among others.

Adolfo Athié has published numerous articles and essays on different topics in the United States magazine, “Privacy Law Adviser, Managing Intellectual Property, World Finance, Chambers & Partners” and The Mexican law magazines “El Foro, La Barra, el Abogado Corporativo”, among others.

He was part of the working group at the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property to amend the Mexican Industrial Property Law in 1999-2000 and promoted the bill to amend the Industrial Property Law in order to reduce the time needed to obtain damages. It is still pending.

Professor of University Anáhuac del Norte in Mexico City (1994 to 1995) teaching the practice chair of Amparo.

EDUCATION

Graduated from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (National Autonomous University of Mexico), 1991.

Postgraduate Business and Corporate Law Program at the Universidad Panamericana, 1992.

Postgraduate Amparo (Constitutional Proceeding) Law Program at the Universidad Panamericana, 1999.