Alejandro Díaz

Counsel since 2020


Phone: +52 (55) 5201-7400
Mail: adiazm@macf.com.mx

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Alejandro Díaz

Counsel since 2020


Alejandro is the head of the Intellectual Property (IP) practice of the Firm. He has more than 16 years of experience.

He focuses on trademarks, copyrights, IP litigation, privacy data protection, domain dispute resolution, information and technology law, advertising regulatory issues, licensing and franchising agreements, entertainment and sports Law. He has a strong practice in IP rights enforcement, including cases in social media platforms and internet, implementing technology tools and legal strategies. He has been engaged in criminal cases concerning falsification issues, execution of raids against counterfeited products, as well as, border measures proceedings, Administrative Appeals and Amparo proceedings.

He has represented clients, from various sectors of the industry such as financial institutions, IT companies, broadcasting corporations, entertainment and media, luxury goods, sports, telecommunications, on-line retailers, oil & gas, alcohol and beverages industry; tourism, construction and real state, among others.

His expertise includes transactional issues, due diligence of IP assets in sophisticated operations in the Mexican transactional market, drafting and negotiating settlement agreements, assignment and licensing of IP assets, technology transfer, sponsorship agreements and franchising. Alejandro has been appointed as Rising Star by three consecutive years by the "Expert Guides" (Legal Media Group) in the field of Trademarks in Mexico.

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   July 16th, 2020

Amendment to the Mexican Federal Copyrights Law

The amendment to the Federal Copyrights Law was published in the Official Gazette on July 1, 2020, and to this date, it is already in full force and effect.

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   July 9th, 2020

New Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property

The Law will enter into force 90 working days after its publication in the Official Gazette of the Federation.

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   July 3rd, 2020

Intellectual Property: USMCA and Enforcement

Each Party shall accord to nationals of another Party treatment no less favorable than it accords to its own nationals regarding the protection of intellectual property rights.

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   July 2nd, 2020

USMCA and Intellectual Property part II, Copyrights, Related Rights and Trade Secrets

USMCA and Intellectual Property part II, Copyrights, Related Rights and Trade Secrets.

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   June 1st, 2020

IP Authorities in Mexico extends suspension of terms

IP Authorities in Mexico extends suspension of terms.

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   May 15th, 2020

IMPI: Updates regarding online trademark proceedings

IMPI: UPDATES REGARDING ONLINE TRADEMARK PROCEEDINGS We inform you that as of May 13th, 2020, the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (“IMPI”) provide three electronic tools so that during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, users can carry out trademark proceedings online, namely: (i) the Electronic Trademark System, (ii) the Electronic Office and (iii) the Online Trademark System.

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   May 12th, 2020

IMPI: Electronic Trademark System for online procedures

MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY ANNOUNCES THE NEW “ELECTRONIC TRADEMARK SYSTEM” TO ALLOW THE FILING OF ALL PROCEDURES REGARDING TRADEMARKS, INCLUDING RENEWAL APPLICATIONS.

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   April 24th, 2020

IP Authorities in Mexico, suspension of deadlines and term

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (“IMPI”) extended the suspension of all deadlines from March 24th to May 30th, 2020, due to force majeure reasons.

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   March 27th, 2020

Mexican Institute of Industrial Property and Mexican Copyrights Institute suspend deadlines and terms

On March 24th of this year, the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property suspended, due to force majeure, all deadlines from March 24th to April 19th 2020. In addition, in order to implement the new preventive measures ordered by the Ministry of Health, the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property will suspend its activities from March 27th to April 19th.

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   February 1st, 2020

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortes y Fuentes announces new partner and of counsel appointments

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. is pleased to announce the election of two new partners and one of counsel, effective as of April 1st, 2020. Patrick Meshoulam and Carlos Orcí have been elected as partners in the Corporate/Capital Markets and Antitrust/Telecommunications areas, respectively.Alejandro Díaz has been elected as of Counsel in the Intellectual Property area.

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   February 1st, 2020

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortes y Fuentes announces new partner and of counsel appointments

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes, S.C. is pleased to announce the election of two new partners and one of counsel, effective as of April 1st, 2020. Patrick Meshoulam and Carlos Orcí have been elected as partners in the Corporate/Capital Markets and Antitrust/Telecommunications areas, respectively.Alejandro Díaz has been elected as of Counsel in the Intellectual Property area.

Professional Related: Alejandro Díaz , Carlos Orcí , Patrick Meshoulam

Education

  • Postgraduate Program in Intellectual Property, Osaka Institute of Technology, 2012
  • LL.M. Master of laws (Information Technology), Stockholm University, 2011
  • LL.M. Master in European Intellectual Property Law (Stockholm University, 2011
  • Postgraduate Program in Extraordinary Constitutional Appeals (Honors), Universidad Panamericana, 2010
  • Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, 2006

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Experience

  • Associate, Arochi, Marroquín y Lindner, 2006 -2013
  • Law-clerk, Basham, Ringe y Correa, 2004 -2006
  • Member of the Mexican Association for the Protection of the Intellectual Property (AMPPI), Coordinator of the Information Technology committee.
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)