07 November 2017
Reporter: Barney Dixon

Agency Firma and PIIN merge

Mexican law firms Agency Firma SC and PIIN have merged under the Firma umbrella, combining the experience of both firms.

Esther López and Juan Pablo Alonso will join FIRMA from PIIN, bringing more than 20 years of experience in patent prosecution and enforcement.

Firma revealed that it is excited to “strengthen and develop their IP practice and patent department through the combined expertise of the senior members” and expand its offering to its client base.

Alonso brings experience and knowledge in patents across the electronic, mechanical and industrial fields.

López focuses on patents in the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Julian Vadillo, founding partner of Firma, said: “The ability to service clients is a priority, and our continued growth demonstrates that commitment.”

He explained: “Our established practice coupled with the substantial, focused experience that Juan Pablo Alonso and Esther López bring to the team will make Firma one of the most solid shops in the industry and we cannot be more thrilled.”

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