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“Héctor Chagoya Cortés is an outstanding IP professional who is honest and proactive, and has a great eye for the issues surrounding IP and technology transfers.” “He is a strong negotiator and analyst, which is invaluable when it comes to launching new, innovative projects on the market.”
With experience in intellectual property since 1997, Héctor Chagoya holds the Certified Licensing Professional credential (he was the first to be accredited in Mexico) and has been consistently recognised as a leading patent practitioner in several international surveys since 2005.
Mr Chagoya led the patent practice of a leading IP firm. Under his leadership, the team filed and prosecuted more than 10,000 patents for companies in all fields of technology ranging from Mexican inventors to multinational companies. His expertise includes patent prosecution in Mexico, Patent Cooperation Treaty international stages and international patent prosecution and management. He also led the practice related to freedom-to-operate opinions, technology intelligence studies, IP assets valuation, IP negotiations, technology evaluation and substantive issues of patent litigation.
Mr Chagoya is recognised by the National College of Chemical Engineers and Chemists as an expert in engineering economy. He has also published a variety of articles in specialised international magazines and has co-authored chapters in various books relating to licensing, trade secrets and pharmaceutical law and practice.
Mr Chagoya is a past president of the Mexican Institute of Chemical Engineers (Mexico City chapter) and was international vice president of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) International and president of LES Mexico. He is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, where he represents the Mexican group in the pharmaceutical patents and trade secrets committees. He is also part of the information technologies committee and the patents committee within the Mexican group. He is also a member of the board of Red OTT Mexico.
Mr Chagoya has taught and spoken at numerous events, courses, seminars and congresses at universities, professional societies and organisations such as the WIPO or the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property on topics in his area of expertise. He has also taught for 15 years as part of the chemical engineering faculty at La Salle University in Mexico City, where he was also part of the academic council for three years.