Associates CDMX

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Patent Examiner in the Biotechnological Patent Division at the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial, IMPI); Specialized in Biotechnological Patents at Basham, Ringe & Correa, S. C. since February 1997 to date. His practice focuses on intellectual property law in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, plant varieties, and life science fields; Assists clients with patent preparation and prosecution involving a variety of biotechnological technologies; and Preparing and prosecuting international patent portfolios.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Biologist, Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), and has taken courses of Science in Genetic and Molecular Biology at CINVESTAV-INP; and various intellectual property courses of Substantive Examination on Biotechnological Patents by IMPI, USPTO EPO and WIPO; and others on Breeder’s Rights of Vegetable Varieties by CIT-UNAM, SNICS-SAGARPA, and UPOV.

WORKLOAD AND PATENT DOCUMENT REVIEW MONTHLY


Review of new PC/PCT/PBR Applications in Biotechnology: 30-50
Review and preparation of technical responses to Office Actions: 40-60
Preparation of technical opinions “draft responses”: 20
Translation of pending claims and/or granted claims: 40-60
Interview with Patent Examiners from the IMPI: 10-15

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English