Esteban Rodriguez

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Abogados, S.C.

Biography

Esteban Rodríguez Linares is an associate at Baker McKenzie Mexico who regularly advises clients on intellectual property matters and has more than four years of experience. His main area of expertise focuses on trademark defense, copyright and patent matters, as well as IP and commercial contracts.

Practice Focus

Esteban's practice focuses on the general protection and defense of companies' IP rights in Mexico, specifically on litigation proceedings against revoked or expired trademarks, trademark infringement actions, trademark non-use cancellation actions, trademark nullity actions, appeals, C&D letters, legal advice, and strategic planning on trademark protection.

He also has experience advising on copyright infringement actions, copyright defense, litigation proceedings against revoked patents, legal advice, and strategic planning on IP & commercial contracts.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advise and represent major international companies in connection with the defense of their trademark rights in Mexico.

  • Counseled one of the world's largest construction companies on nullity actions proceedings in view of defending their trademark distinctiveness in Mexico.

  • Intervened in the name of a world famous film production company in order to achieve the cease of copyright infringement.

Admissions

  • Mexico (2013)

Education

  • University College London (LLM) (2017)
  • Universidad Nacional Autónomo de México (JD) (2012)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Speaker, "Trademarks Infringement and Trademarks Cancellation Actions Lectures," Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2015