C&L Attorneys


Av. Insurgentes Sur 1722 Suite 203
Mexico City


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Partner: Ana Castañeda

Quick facts:

Firm - Year of Establishment: 2003
Number of Partners: 2
Total Number of IP Practitioners: 10
Languages Spoken at the Firm: Spanish, English, French, German, Japanese

C&L ATTORNEYS is a fresh option in the Mexican IP market that delivers excellence thru effective teamwork that makes a difference. With more than 19 years in business and experts in every area of IP, we have a proven track record of successfully handling high-profile and highly complex IP cases.

Great client service is our key differentiator.

Highly credentialed and thoroughly experienced in all fields of intellectual property; key work areas include IP strategy, clearance and search opinions, trademark filing and opposition, trademark prosecution, IP litigation and enforcement, risk assessment, drafting and filing patent applications (covering the Patent Cooperation Treaty and Paris Convention), drafting design applications and federal court appeals.

Particular sectors of expertise include: Aerospace, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Technology & Services, Construction & materials, Electrical, Electronics, Fashion & Luxury goods, Food & Beverage, Gaming, Healthcare, Hospitality & Leisure, Manufacturing, Media, Medical devices, Pharmaceutical, Professional services, Retail, Technology Hardware and the Tobacco industry.

Currently, C&L ATTORNEYS is ranked by editorials as a leading IP firm and its professionals are also listed as leading individuals by: CHAMBERS, LEGAL 500, WTR 1000, IAM PATENT 1000, LEADERS LEAGUE, WIPR LEADERS, BEST LAWYERS.

The firm is an active member of: International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Licensing Executives Society International (LESi) and the Mexican Bar Association. It is also involved in regional associations – including the Asia Patent Attorney Association (APAA) and the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) – which allows C&L to develop an extraordinary network of associates and deliver faultless IP services in Mexico and across Latin America.

The firm’s top-notch communication skills allow for the provision of services in English, French and Spanish.

Key IP Areas
Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution, Copyright & related rights

Key Sector Expertise
Aerospace, Advertising, Agriculture, Artificial intelligence, Arts, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemical, Computer technology & services, Construction & materials, Defence, E-commerce, Electrical, Electronics, Fashion & luxury goods, Financial services, Food & beverage, Furniture, Gaming, Hospitality & leisure, ICT & software, Industrials, Instruments, Internet, Life sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Media, Medical device, Mining, Music, Nanotechnology, Oil & gas, Optics & photonics, Pharmaceutical, Professional services, Publishing, Renewable energy, Real estate, Retail, Robotics, Semiconductors, Sports, Technology hardware, Telecommunication, Tobacco, Transport