Heidi Lindner

Heidi Lindner is our exclusively recommended Life Sciences Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Heidi directly using the contact details listed above.

Heidi is a senior partner and head of the Patent Litigation Department of Arochi & Lindner, with over 35 years experience in the area. She is considered a leading patent litigator in life sciences subjects and has a consistent record of wins, including several landmark cases, for clients in the pharmaceuticals, biotech and medical devices industries.

Chambers and Partners’ Latin American Guide ranks Heidi in it Top Tier in IP and also ranks her in Life Sciences. Chambers 2019 edition reports that clients describe her as “a great lawyer who is definitely one of the leaders.” World Trademark Review 1000 portrays her work as “impeccable”: “She knows the market better than anyone and is a tough negotiator and a dynamic, commercially minded litigator.”

In addition to litigation, Heidi practice includes licensing. She also advises on regulatory issues affecting the life sciences sector in Mexico and serves as Counsel to the Mexican Association of Generic Drug Companies. She has advised different Senate Commissions during the legislative discussions on amendments to IP provisions and, lately, to the new IP law.

Most recently, she has been a member of the elite private sector team representing the pharmaceutical industry, which advised the Mexican Government in the Intellectual Property Chapter during the negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Free Trade Agreement Mexico-USA-Canada (USMCA/TMEC).

Member of AIPPI, ASIPI, AMPPI, INTA and the Mexican Bar Association. She is a former president of AMPPI (Mexican Intellectual Property Association) from 1998 to 2001, being the only woman with this position. The Mexico chapter of the International Association for the Protection of International Property (AIPPI).

Firm Overview:

Arochi & Lindner is a premier law firm with offices in Mexico and Spain and more than 25 years of experience of providing world-class advice and representation in Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, Advertising and Marketing, Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution, Corporate, Regulatory and Data Privacy law matters.

We resolve the challenges faced by our clients by delivering clear and practical advice, identifying and mitigating risks, and anticipating and solving problems, while making the most of the business opportunity.

Our firm distinguishes itself with client-oriented services and an unwavering commitment to delivering results, efficiently and responsively, using our knowledge, experience and creativity. We tackle every matter with insight, savvy and an exceptional understanding of business needs.

Whether you are enforcing, protecting or commercialising your intellectual property rights; marketing products or services; creating, organising or dissolving a corporation; expanding into new markets; dealing with disputes or complex regulations, at Arochi & Lindner, we can help.

Pedro Gloria

Pedro Gloria is our exclusively recommended Corporate Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Pedro directly using the contact details listed above.

Attorney at Law with a Master Degree in Business Law by the UDEM, and postgraduate studies in Yale University, Paris II and the Superior Institute of Law and Economy of Madrid. Over 10 years of experience in legal counselling in the Real Estate and Construction sector, as well as a vast knowledge in Sports Law.

Languages: Spanish and English

Firm Overview:

Gloria Ponce de León & Hernández is an innovative and avant-garde legal firm with offices in Monterrey and Mexico City.

Starting from a methodology of Legal Project Management and integrating new technologies in our service model, we advise national and foreign clients of real estate, financial, private equity, food, sports, start-up and fintech sectors, among others; in projects of a corporate, compliance, intellectual and transactional property nature, including resolution of disputes and litigation when necessary.

We have the experience and business vision necessary to add value to the daily operations and strategic projects of your company.

Miguel Valdés

Miguel Valdés is our exclusively recommended Real Estate Law expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Miguel directly using the contact details listed above.

Law degree from the Facultad Libre de Derecho de Monterrey, A.C., and LLM degree from the University of Illinois and the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, in addition to Diplomas from Georgetown University in 1990, Harvard Law School in 2002. He has been a professor of International Private Law at the Universidad de Monterrey and Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Languages: Spanish and English.

Corporate Law, Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Contracts, Environmental Law, special in bond regimes (Maquiladora IMMEX Program), Intellectual Property and Immigration. He was an international partner at Thompson & Knight from 2003 to 2011; a partner at Rojas, González, de la Garza, Maldonado & Valdés from 1995 – 2003; Margáin, Santos, Rojas, González, Vargas, S.C. from 1991 to 1995; and as in house counsel in Dicex, S.A. de C.V. from 1989 to 1990.

Firm Overview:

Arizpe, Valdés & Marcos, S.C. was founded in Monterrey, Mexico on January 2001. Our objective is to provide legal services that exceed the expectations of the business community. We devote our efforts to help our Clients achieve their objectives, embracing their challenges as our own. We aim to build long term relationships based on mutual trust and excellence. The partners of Arizpe, Valdés & Marcos, S.C. offer experience and a practical solid legal approach to the needs of our Clients.

Marco Antonio Carrillo Velasco

Marco Antonio Carrillo is our exclusively recommended Accounting Services expert in Mexico on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Marco directly using the contact details listed above.

Founded in 1971, Kreston is currently the 12th largest accounting network in the world. As new markets develop and technology evolves, your business operates on an increasingly global scale. And when you’re branching out into the unknown, you can’t beat a bit of local knowledge. Our members leverage their network of local contacts to shape international solutions that are right for you and your business.

We are on the top 20th. Accountants firm, and continue growing, opening office in more cities, including partners with new experiences and services.

Our Commitment to Quality:

Kreston member firms comply with the professional standards appropriate to their respective countries and adhere to the following international standards:

  • International Standards on Quality Control
  • International Standards on Auditing for the conduct of transnational audits
  • Code of ethics as issued by the IESBA

A globally coordinated quality monitoring and review programme supports member firms in the maintenance of these standards.

Alejandro Schuster Benitez

Alejandro Schuster Benitez holds a Bachelor’s degree with honors in Law from the Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara campus. Master in Private Law, he majored in Civil and Commercial Procedural Law, as well Obligations and Contracts. He attended seminars on Philosophy of Law and Legal Research.

Master in Public Law specializing in Constitutional Law and Amparo, by the same university.

Master in Law (LLM) with Specialization in Oral Litigation from the California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, USA.

Active member of the Mexican Bar Association. Member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) where he participates in the Jalisco Arbitration Committee. ABC Referee recognized by the Mediation and Arbitration Center of the National Chamber of Commerce.

Founding partner and practitioner at Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster, Abogados, where he leads the Litigation & Dispute Settlement practice team. Managing Partner of the Firm in the Veracruz office.

Practice Areas:

His practice is mainly focused in civil, commercial and constitutional litigation, as well as in extrajudicial recovery of nonperforming loan portfolios.

Academic & Professional Activities:

Co-founder and Acting Director General of the Instituto de Enseñanza Práctica del Derecho, a renowned institute committed to the legal updating of lawyers and non-lawyers. Former treasurer of the U.S.-Mexico Bar Association, Guadalajara chapter.

Firm Overview:

Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster is a law firm founded in Mexico with a global vision.

Our attorneys provide high quality services through a combination of educational background, field expertise and specialized skills with the purpose of satisfying our clients’ needs. We have strategic presence in domestic and international locations allowing us to offer customized and immediate legal solutions in today’s global and highly competitive business environment.

We believe in the specialization of our legal services, which allows us to offer our clients immediate and practical solutions to all their needs. That is why our team is formed by a group of trained professionals in every area of law, to ensure we can satisfy all our clients’ needs.

Our firm has the flexibility to offer legal and business services to entrepreneurs, small, and medium companies, as well as to multinational and government entities. We offer integrated counseling to our clients to capitalize on business, trade and investment opportunities, as well as to handle any contingencies as a result thereof.

Our firm is comprised of attorneys and professionals with vast experience in legal practice, fully committed to quality and specialized services. That is why our team is formed by a group of trained professionals in every area of law, to ensure we can satisfy all our clients’ needs.

Jorge Jiménez

Jorge Jiménez’s practice focuses on energy and natural resources, infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, project finance and antitrust.

Jorge is a regular contributor of articles for various publications in Mexico, Europe and North America, and an active speaker on topics of energy, foreign investment and legal aspects affecting international business in Mexico.

Firm Overview:

Dentons López Velarde offers clients comprehensive resources and deep experience counselling businesses in a plethora of industries. Our team is considered one of the elite firms in the market and Mexico’s undisputed leader in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

We regularly assist clients with complex legal matters across a wide range of disciplines in the automotive, energy, infrastructure, manufacturing, mining, natural resources, and real estate sectors, as well as other key industries.

Our main practice areas include:

  • Competition and Antitrust
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Project Development
  • Public Procurement
  • Trade, WTO and Customs

Our combination with global law firm Dentons provides clients with access to more than 10,000 lawyers serving 75 countries. Clients benefit from quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute—from Canada and the United States, across Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Africa, and throughout the Asia Pacific region. Rely on our expansive capabilities in the capital city of Mexico to help you access the country’s markets or help you expand into new jurisdictions.

Legal services in Mexico are provided by Dentons López Velarde, S.C. (DLV), domiciled at Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena, 1600, 6th floor, Office B, Col. Santa Fe, Delegacion Alvaro Obregon, Federal District, Mexico. Legal services in Monterrey are provided by Dentons Lopez Velarde Monterrey, S.C., domiciled at Edificio Torrealta Av., Roble # 300 – 1202, Mexico, C.P. 66265 San Pedro Garza García, N.L.