Sergio Velázquez

PRACTICE AREAS

  • IP Litigation

EDUCATION

  • Law degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico
  • Master’s degree in Intellectual Property and Competition Law at the Munich Intellectual Property Institute of the Max Planck Institute, Germany
  • Master’s Degree in Information and Communication Technologies Law with a specialization in Digital Intellectual Property from the Information and Documentation Fund for Industry (INFOTEC) of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico (degree process pending).

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

Sergio Velázquez has worked as an associate in the Intellectual Property Litigation Department of Arochi & Lindner Mexico since 2010. He has more than 15 years of experience in intellectual property, especially in trademark litigation.

Sergio has a remarkable track record of strategically advising clients on the protection, defense, and enforcement of their intellectual property rights. He has extensive experience in administrative declaration proceedings, administrative litigation, injunctions, and amparo proceedings before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI), the Specialized Intellectual Property Chamber (SEPI), and the Collegiate Circuit Courts.

Sergio has represented clients of several industries, including the fashion and luxury goods industry; the recreational and leisure goods industry; the information technology and communications industry; and the computer and technology services industry. His professional experience encompasses 6 years working at the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, where he was in charge of conducting and devising resolutions in trademark and patent litigation.

Sergio attained his law degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and his thesis won the Intellectual Property Thesis Competition organized by the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI) in 2005. He has a master’s degree in Intellectual Property and Competition from the Munich Intellectual Property Institute of Germany, as well as a master’s degree in Information and Communication Technologies Law with a specialization in Digital Intellectual Property by the Information and Documentation Fund for Industry (INFOTEC) of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT). Moreover, Sergio is a member of the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI) and the International Trademark Association (INTA).

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI)
    • Contentious Matters Committee
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
    • Amicus Curiae Committee