Dafne Mendez is an associate is an associate in the Copyrights and Patents Departments of Arochi & Lindner’s Mexico office. Her practice includes consultation, particularly patents and copyright.
She has represented clients in administrative declaration of nullity proceedings, infringement, nullity, injunctions, and direct amparo proceedings before the Mexican Institute of Intellectual Property (IMPI), the Specialized Chamber of Industrial Property (SEPI) of the Federal Tax and Administrative-Law Tribunal, the Collegiate and Single-Judge Circuit Courts and the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation.
Her experience includes working as Supervisor of the Coordination of the Substantive Examination of the Patents Division at the Mexican Institute of Intellectual Property (IMPI) as well as Administrative Technical Coordinator at the Federal Courts.
Dafne has a Law Degree with Honors from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma of Mexico (UNAM) and a Master in IT and Communication with a specialization in Protection of Digital Data. She has participated in numerous courses of industrial property such as Intellectual Property and e-Commerce Certification by WIPO and has been speaker at forums such as a conference at the Permanent Seminar of International Law of the International Law Commission at UNAM, and the Course of PCT at IMPI. In addition, she published the article “Photographic Works on Internet: A comparison of Canadian and Mexican Laws” in the Dalhousie Law Journal.