Juan Rodrigo Pimentel is an associate and coordinator responsible for the Patent Department of the Arochi & Lindner Mexico office. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering with honors from the Universidad Panamericana, Engineer Mecánico Administrador with honors for Tecnológico de Monterrey and a degree in Law from the Intercontinental University. He also holds a Specialty in Intellectual and Industrial Property and a specialty in Project Management from the Universidad Panamericana and a Diploma in Technology Transfer from UNAM. He has extensive experience in the mechanical, electronics, energy, automotive, aeronautics, information and design technologies and innovation industries.
Juan Rodrigo joined the firm in 2004 and has since gained extensive experience in the processing of patents, utility models and industrial designs, including prior art searches, technical and legal opinions on patentability and non-invasion of third-party rights (FTO), as well as the drafting and filing of patent applications with the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) and international applications with the World Property Organization (WIPO) through the PCT for Patents and the Hague Agreement for Industrial Designs.
In addition, Juan Rodrigo has experience in the area of patent litigation where he participates in technical analysis for the litigation of patents and industrial designs, including the drafting of infringement and nullity claims. His experience also covers consulting on patent project management, product development, patent valuation, patent portfolio management, technology transfer, patentometry, monitoring and business intelligence.
Currently, Juan Rodrigo leads the draft update of the Andean Community Patent Examination Manual as a WIPO technical consultant. In addition, he teaches chair on legal aspects of Intellectual Property for engineers at the master’s level.
Juan Rodrigo is an active member in various national and international associations: AIPLA, IPO, LES, AIPPI, INTA and AMPPI.