Intellectual Property: 50%
Advertising Law: 5%
Regulatory Affairs: 10%
Domain Names: 5%
Searching, prosecution, legal defence, enforcement and counselling on trademarks, service marks, trading names, slogans, designs, geographical indications, appellations of origin and other distinctive signs. Copyright Law: The practice involves registering and enforcing copyrights as well as counselling clients on a wide range of issues such as work for hire, fair use, renewal and termination of rights, with respect to literary works, unpublished literary works, pseudonymous works, software, musical works, phonograms, works of art, audio-visuals, cinematographic or similar works. Advertising Law: BMA represents clients in advertising, marketing and promotion matters. Clients include name-brand advertisers, advertising agencies, production companies, advertising agency networks, talent payroll companies, media companies, technology companies, publishers, film studios, television networks, cable channels, leading trade associations, authors, musicians and celebrities.
Searching, prosecution, legal defence, enforcement and counselling on patents, including portfolio management, licensing and technology transfer. The firm works closely with its clients to safeguard and strengthen their investment in research and development through the most suitable figure of protection. The firm handles patents in the chemical, biological, mechanical, pharmaceutical, electrical, electronic, textile, automotive, and computer arts fields.
IP Transactions & Counselling:
Thoughtful and insightful counselling on IP transactions. Due diligences for M&A, licensing of IP rights, audit of IP portfolios, negotiations of IP contracts and agreements, securing interests for IP rights. Counselling on data protection, including the development of privacy notices in all its forms, ensuring proper use by its clients of collected information.
The practice provides individuals and sport organisations and federations with expert and timely counselling, negotiation, drafting and revision of agreements, including employment, sponsorship, marketing, advertisement, branding, and image rights within printed and electronic media.
Cost-effective, fast and quality services in the registration of pharmaceutical products, foods and beverages, cosmetics, fertilisers, medical devices, natural products and veterinary products. The firm also have a strong environmental practice including assessment, procurement of environmental licenses and permits as well as risk management counselling on this area of law.
This group is unique in its origin. Different from mainstream corporate law groups, the firm’s was born from its IP clients’ need for corporate services. This experience working with technical industries means that the firm has the capability to understand a company’s legal needs from the inside out. BMA calls this the ‘partnership approach’.
Different from many other IP firms, litigation is not just another ‘area of practice’. Its intellectual property litigation practice has been a cornerstone of the firm since its founding and has a strong proven record of achieving successful results for its clients in litigation involving all aspects of practice including: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition and false advertising.
Intellectual property on the cyberspace is one of the most important aspects of many companies and individuals that BMA helps to protect and enforce. The firm has a team of experts that handle domain registrations, renewals, transfers of ownership before the corresponding offices.
Trademarks: Claudia Ráquel
Patents: Gisela Molina
Copyright: Blanca Rebeca Mejia
Advertising Law: Ricardo Mejía
Regulatory Affairs: Julia Mejía
Corporate/Commercial: Tito Mejía
Litigation: Héctor Fernández
Domain Names: Julia Mejía