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Mariana González

Intellectual Property
Chemist/ Partner

LANGUAGES

Spanish
English

PRACTICE AREAS

Intellectual and Industrial Property, Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Industrial Secrets, Technology Transfer and Innovation.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

In the area of chemistry, González has professional experience in research, including a research stay at Ohio State University (USA), in characterization of DNA bases with ultrafast laser spectroscopy.

Since 2008, Mariana have had a balanced experience in patent prosecution, IP transactional matters and litigation, both locally and abroad for multifaceted clients including universities and R&D institutions, multinational companies, public companies, governmental entities, national companies and small startups. She also served as a patent law expert in court matters and other proceedings. She has been responsible of technology protection, technology transfer and technical analysis services.

Mariana has advised on the creation and management of significant patent portfolios for public and private sectors; has rendered opinions concerning infringement/validity of patents, patentability of inventions, freedom-to-operate, and other substantive issues of patent litigation, specially in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, chemical and biotechnology fields; has provided client counseling on the Mexican patent system and all related issues; has provided client counseling on the Mexican linkage system and data exclusivity matters; has performed technological competitive intelligence studies patent landscapes focused on providing relevant information for decision-making; has advised on strategic and complex technology transactions, specially licensing, research and collaborations; has managed complex projects including several IP services directed to maximizing IP value for an organization; and has advised on IP administration and policy development.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & PUBLICATIONS

  • Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI) since 2009. Pro-Bono Commission Coordinator 2018-2020. Active in the Patent Committee since 2009.
  • Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) through its Mexican Chapter (LES México), since 2010. Secretary since 2020 and Vice Chair of the America’s Committee.
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), since 2015. Latin-American Liaison in the Women in IP Committee.
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) since 2018, representing Mexico in the Biotechnology and Technology Transfer Committees.
  • Mexican Association of Pharmaceutical Research Industries (AMIIF) since 2021.
  • Asociación Mexicana de Industrias de Investigación Farmacéutica, A.C. (AMIIF) desde 2021.

Author and co-author of various articles and publications such as the yearly update of the International Pharmaceutical Law and Practice Manual chapter from Mexico for Lexis-Nexis. Some relevant publications are:

  • GONZALEZ-VARGAS, Mariana; AISPURO, Roxana. Technology Transfer as a Key Factor in the Future of Humanity. les Nouvelles-Journal of the Licensing Executives Society, 2022, vol. 57, no 1. (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4019640)
  • Chapter "Clinical Data Exclusivity in light of T-MEX" of the "Anthology of AMPPI Studies 1" coordinated by Mauricio Jalife Daher and Itzel Estrada González.

She has been a lecturer in Mexico and abroad in events organized by different associations, universities and government agencies on issues related to Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and Innovation.

RECOGNITIONS

  • Leaders League –Patent Prosecution
  • IAM Patent 1000 –Recommended Individual
  • Best Lawyers –Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law & Life Sciences Practice
  • Chambers & Partners Latin America - Intellectual Property
  • Work awarded in the contest “WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DAY 2018", organized by the Association of Intellectual Rights (ASDIN), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Winner of the "Research Work on Intellectual Property 2016" contest organized by the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI), CDMX, Mexico.

She actively participates with the main Universities and Research Centers in the country, public and private, in order to promote Intellectual Property among students, professors and researchers.

EDUCATION

She is a chemist and an attorney by the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She graduated from law school with honors with a thesis titled "Data Exclusivity of Clinical Data for Biotechnology Medicines in Mexico". Mariana holds a master's degree in top management by UNAM.

She is a Certified Licensing Professional®. She was invited to the IPR training course for practitioners specializing in patents, Japan Patent Office, Tokyo, Japan.

Has completed several courses in intellectual property.