The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.
Gold - Firms
An IP leader in Mexico for over 25 years, Arochi & Lindner is appreciated for putting client interests first and delivering on its promise of an efficient and commercially driven service. Ultra-sophisticated in the enforcement arena, the team demonstrates great tenacity and strategic nous in the way that it deals with infringement issues, both civil and criminal in nature; overall, the firm handles a high percentage – up to 40% – of all IP litigation cases in Mexico, giving it vast experience to draw on. In founder and managing partner Roberto Arochi, the firm has a leading authority on anti-counterfeiting and a superlative all-round trial lawyer. He is recommended in the gold tier alongside Heidi Lindner, a savvy patent litigator who can also be counted on for resonant trademark performances. Rising stars on the enforcement and litigation scene, Aldo de Landa, Sergio Velazquez and Diana Karina Martínez, have hit their stride and contribute to the group’s success. With them on deck, the future looks extremely bright for the firm.
Bronze - Firms: prosecution and strategy
Silver - Firms: enforcement and litigation
Players in the fashion, automotive and luxury goods sectors turn to Arochi & Lindner for watertight trademark protection and enforcement services that always consider the commerciality of their brands. The outfit continues to assist PUMA in combating the sale of counterfeits on the Spanish market – a mandate that is deftly handled by practice linchpins Ana Padial and Gonzalo Barboza. Padial heads the IP litigation team and is a go-to for a slew of industry leaders, including one of the world’s top five food companies. She is a tenacious representative in court and an astute architect of global enforcement strategies. Managing partner Barboza shares Padial’s global perspective, drawing on time spent in California as in-house counsel for Red Bull. He operates with agility across the contentious/non-contentious divide.
Recommended - Firms
& Lindner SC (Barcelona)