Mauricio is partner of the Intellectual Practice at Cuesta Campos since 2012. With more than 17 years of experience, he is recognized for his practice by the most well-known legal directories, such as Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, where he is described by his clients as “insightful and professional” as well as “creative and proactive”.
His practice is characterized for understanding clients’ needs, as well as closeness with them, in addition to his legal knowledge, which allow him to design Intellectual Property rights protection strategies. Mauricio is also well-known to be an effective litigator, in administrative and judicial matters.
Recently, Mauricio has been involved in cases of relevance, which are related to litigation to obtain the registration of three-dimensional trademarks, and also litigation related to the pharmaceutical industry (patents and marketing authorizations).
His experience includes the following activities related to Intellectual Property: - Trademarks - Patents - Copyrights - Intellectual Property Litigation - Licensing and franchises - Industrial Secrets
Patent annulment proceedings before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, of patents related to pharmaceutical products.
Litigation before District and Circuit Courts, in connection with the inclusion of patents related to active ingredients and pharmaceutical compositions in the Mexican Linkage Gazette.
Administration and maintenance of intellectual property portfolios, of companies related to the following industries: shoe, consumer products, automotive, pharmaceutical and fast food.
Intellectual Property consultant, of one of the mayor companies devoted to toiletries.
Intellectual Property consultant, of one of the mayor companies devoted to the manufacture of pharmaceutical products.
Litigation related to annulment actions against marketing authorizations granted for allopathic medicines.
Associations and Memberships / Community
Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
National Counsels Association (ANADE)
Seminars and Presentations
November 2015 “Intellectual Property Aspects and the Transpacific Agreement” Inauguration of Cuesta Campos Offices in Bajío
September 2015 “Advice and Recommendations on how to protect Intangible Assets” Franco-Mexican Commerce Chamber
July 2016 “Intellectual Property Workshop” Mexican-Germany Commerce and Industry Chamber
October 2016 “Advice and Recommendations on how to protect Intangible Assets” IJALTI (Guadalajara, Jalisco)
Managing Intellectual Property, February 2007, Edition166, “Benefits of the Linkage System”.
Abogado Corporativo, March-April 2016, “Trademark challenges for Mexico, derived from the Transpacific Agreement”.
Chambers & Partners - Up and Coming Lawyer "Mauricio Chozas is acknowledged as an up-and-coming practitioner in the Mexican IP space after receiving significant client and market feedback. He is well recognized for his trademark work, and sources reveal: He is the reference point for IP at the firm. He is a very good and responsible lawyer."