Pablo Hooper is the Head of the Intellectual Property Practice Group of Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C. and President of the not for profit association Fundacion Gonzalez Calvillo.
Practice Focus and Experience
Mr. Hooper has an extensive experience in rendering Intellectual Property advice to domestic and foreign companies and individuals. For over 18 years he has provided expert counsel in areas including licensing, franchising, trademarks, entertainment law, motion picture, advertising and marketing, and litigation within those areas.Furthermore, he is a Certified Attorney by the National Business Lawyers Association in Mexico, ANADE.
Pablo Hooper has assisted and discussed with the Congress of Mexico (Camara de Diputados) with several amendments to trademark and franchise regulations in Mexico since year 2006. On year 2005, he was elected as one of the most experienced Intellectual Property Lawyer in Latin America and more recently he is recognized by other peers as “a strong competitor”. In addition, on year 2011, Pablo Hooper was awarded with the International Law Office Client Choice Award, and on year 2014, he was awarded by Corporate International, both as a recognition of its intellectual property practice.
Further, Pablo Hooper has given lectures, served as speaker and moderator in conferences organized by the University of Texas, TEC Monterrey, Universidad Panamericana, Franchise Show in Mexico and in Washington D.C., the International Franchise Association, the International Bar Association, and the American Bar Association, among others, in the United States of America and in Europe. He has participated in several courses and seminars around the world related with trademarks, copyrights, patents, licensing and entertainment law. Pablo Hooper has also published various articles in regard to licensing and franchising matters published by US Editors.
Admission and Education
Mr. Hooper received his law degree from the Universidad Panamericana (Mexico City) in 1998 and has obtained several postgraduate degrees in Intellectual Property Law, Licensing, Contracts and Entertainment Law from the Franklin Pierce Law Center (Concord New Hampshire), Escuela Libre de Derecho (Mexico City), Universidad Panamericana Mexico City), and the Centro de Extensao Universitaria (Sao Paulo, Brazil).
Additionally, Pablo Hooper is an active member and professor of the faculties of the Universidad Panamericana and of the Escuela Libre de Derecho; being the most prestigious Law Schools in Mexico.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Pablo Hooper is the representative of Gonzalez Calvillo, S.C. before the International Trademark Association, is member of the International Franchise Association, the American Bar Association, a former member of the Steering Committee at the Franchise Forum of the American Bar Association, an active member of Multilaw, and he is a founder and coordinator of the Sports and Entertainment Committee of the National Association of Business Lawyers in Mexico, ANADE.