ROBERTO PASTRANA CRUZ

Associate and head of the Technical department, Dipl.- Biol. (Biology), IP Expert

Education

Biology degree at the Universidad Veracruzana; Class of 1987-1992.

Entrenamiento en Propiedad Industrial / Intelectual:

Examen de fondo de patentes en la Oficina Europea de Patentes (EPO), la Organización Mundial de la Propiedad Intelectual (WIPO) y la Oficina de Patentes y Marcas de los Estados Unidos (USPTO). Activo en el campo de la Propiedad Industrial desde 1995.

Intellectual / Industrial Property Training

Patent and substantive examination training at the European Patent Office (EPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Active in the field of Industrial Property Rights since 1995. Technical Fields Biological, Chemical, Medical and Veterinary Sciences (Life Sciences); in particular Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering and Microbiology; Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacy and Cosmetics; Food Industry (foods or foodstuffs); Medicine, Medical Engineering and Medical Devices, Implants and Prosthetics; Industrial and Laboratory Technology.

Experience

All matters of Industrial Property Law; in particular Patents, Utility Models and Designs; specially drafting and prosecution of Patent Applications before the Mexican Patent Office (Mexican Institute of Industrial Property), licensing and technology watch. More than 18 years of experience in the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property as Patent Examiner, Head of the Biotechnological Division and Deputy Director of the Administrative Processing of Patents Division.

Languages

Spanish and English.