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Veronique Durand

Véronique Durand-Rettally

Counsel
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Véronique is a Counsel in Baker McKenzie's Intellectual Property Practice Group and Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in Mexico. She has been working on IP matters since 2001, and joined Baker McKenzie in 2009.

Practice Focus

Her practice focuses on trademark availability searches, intellectual property prosecution, handling of large trademark portfolios for national and foreign clients and the follow-up of national trademark portfolios registered abroad. She has participated in the development of trademark protection strategies for various industry clients in Mexico and the United States. Veronique is involved in the drafting and revision of franchise and license agreements. She has coordinated and participated in complex IP due diligence exercises.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Participated in the development of trademark protection strategies for various industry clients in Mexico and the United States.
  • Participated in the development of domain name registration and protection strategies for clients in various industries.
  • Collaborated with correspondent lawyers in the US, France, Latin America and Asia for trademark registration and protection.
  • Handled follow-ups of national trademark portfolio of clients in different industries.
  • Prepared and revised franchise, license and assignment agreements.
  • Conducted inspection visits with officers of the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property for seizing unauthorized goods.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Trademark Association (INTA) - Member
  • Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI) - Member

Admissions

  • Mexico (2006)

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (2007)
  • Universidad Iberoamericana (2006)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish