Edgar Mata actively advises clients on the best strategies to secure and protect their intellectual property rights.
His practice covers any and all matters involving trademarks, patents, industrial designs and models, plant breeders’ rights, and protection of confidential information and trade secrets, including their protection and defence at trial and through anti-counterfeiting practices. He has also collaborated with counsel abroad in handling international portfolios.
Edgar assists clients in a wide variety of industry sectors, from consumer goods, beauty and cosmetics, and technology to food and beverage, financial institutions and sports and entertainment.
Edgar began his intellectual property practice in the in-house legal department at Universal Music Mexico, handling diverse complex licence agreements. He joined Hogan Lovells Mexico (formerly Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa, SC) in 2011.