Pablo Hooper, partner at Gonzalez Calvillo and member of the firm’s Business Development Committee is widely recognized as a leading intellectual property and franchise lawyer in Mexico and abroad. Pablo has nearly 30 years of experience advising local and multinational companies in a variety of industries on intellectual property, trademark, copyright, franchising, and entertainment matters. His practice stands out for its legal advice in strategic litigation for the defense and protection of intellectual property and franchises.
Pablo founded and currently leads Gonzalez Calvillo’s Intellectual Property area. He has developed a specialized transactional approach, identifying risks and negotiating contracts that involve a significant component in the licensing of intellectual property rights and franchising in Mexico and Latin America where he has represented clients in complex transactions.
Pablo is founding member and former president of Fundación Gonzalez Calvillo, leading programs to promote the rule of law in Mexico, the culture of lawfulness and pro-bono work. His success stories include advising the Bank of Mexico on intellectual property matters, the creation of the Mexican Ministry of Culture, and the incorporation of ANADE’s first Sports, Entertainment and Culture Committee.