OUR TEAM

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OSCAR FRANCISCO DE LA TORRE JARA

PARTNER

Law Degree, Anáhuac University, Mexico, Diploma in International Arbitration, Escuela Libre de Derecho, México

Partner of the law firm De la Torre, Rodríguez, Salazar

Specialization in Contentious Procedures and Amparos
Director of Unfair Competition at the IMPI
Head of Amparo Proceedings in the Prosecutor’s Office of the D.F.
Participation in proceeding, promotion and development of projects, in national and international forums on Industrial Property / Designations of Origin and Geographical Indications.
Participation in negotiation of the Free Trade Agreement (USA-Canada) and reforms to the Foreign Investment Law.
otorre@trlm.com.mx

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ESPERANZA RODRÍGUEZ CISNEROS

PARTNER

Law Degree, Universidad Iberoamericana, Honorable Mention. Diploma in International Arbitration, Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico.

Partner of law firm De la Torre, Rodríguez, Salazar

Legal signature partner De la Torre, Rodríguez, Salazar
Director of Trademarks at the IMPI
Director of Southeast Regional Office of IMPI
Participation in processing, promotion and development of projects, in national and international forums on Industrial Property / Designations of Origin and Geographical Indications
Participation in the Free Trade Agreement (USA-Canada) and reforms to the Foreign Investment Law and its Regulations
Author of the book “Brands and geographical indications, an identity magic” Edited by Porrúa Hnos.
erodriguez@trlm.com.mx

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FABIÁN RAMÓN SALAZAR GARCÍA

PARTNER

Degree in Chemistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico. Diploma in Industrial Property and Copyright, Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico, Mexico.

Partner of law firm De la Torre, Rodríguez, Salazar

Consultant in Industrial Property (Patents), especially in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry.
Patent Director at the IMPI.
Participation in proceeding, promotion and development of projects, in national and international forums of Industrial Property / Chemical Patents and medicines.
Representative of the IMPI before the World Intellectual Property Organization in the committees held from 2000 to September 2012: Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), International Patent Classification (CIP), Standing Committee on the Law of Patents ( SCP), Intergovernmental Committee on Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore.
Member of the Mexican delegation representing different international organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in the years 2000 to 2012.
frsalazar@trlm.com.mx

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JOSÉ ALFREDO VACA

PARTNER

Law Degree, Universidad Anáhuac. Specialist and Master in Intellectual Property Law, Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico.

Partner of the law firm De la Torre, Rodríguez, Salazar.

He has more than eleven years of experience in the field of Intellectual Property.

His professional career includes more than ten years at the Santamarina y Steta law firm; a stay at the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation, and a period as an International Associate at the law firm Bae, Kim & Lee, in Seoul, Korea.

He has complementary studies in Graphoscopy, Graphology, and Technical Document Analysis, and has been appointed by the National Institute of Copyright as authorized to act as arbitrator in arbitration procedures regulated by the Federal Copyright Law.

It is part of various associations related to Intellectual Property, among which is the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI), International Trademark Association (INTA), American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), and Association des Praticiens du Droit des Marques et des Modèles (APRAM).

Professor at the undergraduate and master’s level at the Universidad Anáhuac México, and the Universidad Anáhuac Puebla.

jvaca@trlm.com.mx

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KARLA PATRICIA PIÑA KURCZYN

PARTNER

Political science and public administration at the Universidad Iberoamericana of Mexico.

Partner of law firm De la Torre, Rodríguez, Salazar

She has dedicated most part of her professional life to build bridges for community development, working for more than fifteen years in the public sector, both in state and federal office. She occupied different positions in the Mexican Insitute of Industrial Property since its creation in 1993, the Federal Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Tourism of the state of Puebla.
Founder and president of the non-profit organization Juntos, Desarrollo Social y Participación Ciudadana, for over thirteen years she designed and directed programs such as social empowerment thru sustainable self-construction housing, as well as a shelter for women and their children living under family and domestic violence.
Before becoming a partner at our law office, she was appointed for four years as the Official Delegate by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property at the Central Regional Office, in charge of the states of Puebla, Tlaxcala, Hidalgo, Morelos, Guerrero, Oaxaca and Veracruz.
Thru her different responsibilities, she has managed to bring industrial property as a major resource to benefit the social wellbeing and economic development.

kpina@trlm.com.mx

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JORGE RODRÍGUEZ CASTAÑEDA

PARTNER

Law at the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA), graduated in: Contracts from the same university; of Telecommunications and Business Law, by the Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM), and the Special Program of Executive Training by the Pan-American Institute of Senior Business Management (IPADE).
Work experience for more than 30 years in the telecommunications, broadcasting, communication / press, government, finance, labor and social security sectors.

Executive Director of Market Intelligence.- Grupo Financiero Banorte
General Director of Communication and Corporate Affairs.- Financial Group

Partner of the López Velarde, Heftye y Soria, S.C. (Currently Denton’s, López Velarde, S.C.
General Coordinator of the Inter-American Social Security Commission (CISS).
Undersecretary of Employment and Labor Productivity. Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare (STPS)
Head of the Secretary’s Office. (STPS)
Head of the International Affairs Unit. (STPS)
General Director of Radio and Television Systems of the Ministry of Communications and Transportation. (SCT)
General Director of Long Distance and Added Value. Federal Telecommunications Commission (COFETEL)
General Director of Legal Support and International Negotiations. (COFETEL)
General Director of Legal Affairs. (COFETEL)
Private Secretary of the Director General. Mexican Postal Service (SEPOMEX)

Partner of the law firm Soria, Rodríguez y Asociados, S.C., formerly Gónzalez Avelar, Sales y Soria, S.C.

Area Analyst of the International Legal General Directorate of Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior, S.N.C. (Bancomext).

Director of the Carlos Hank Foundation, focused mainly on education;
IMSS Technical Advisor;
Member of the Committee on Freedom of Association (2008-2011) at the International Labor Organization (ILO), a position that a Mexican has not occupied in the governmental part since 1963.
Representative of Mexico before the North American Cooperation Agreement (NAALC), parallel to the TLC

jrodriguez@trlm.com.mx

ASSOCIATE CONSULTANTS

Jorge Amigo Castañeda
Alfonso Larena Najera
Guadalupe Lazcano Xoxotla
Jesús Mendoza Henríquez

LEGAL TEAM

Christopher Zepeda Zamora
Jimena Diaz de Yta
José Crescencio Ledesma Castro
Jocelyn Yael Jardon Sánchez

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

María del Carmen Salazar Romero
José Santiago Lecou Baca
Juana Limón Castillo
Daniel Gomez