Pablo Hooper, partner at Gonzalez Calvillo and member of the firm’s business development committee is widely recognised 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 defence and protection of intellectual property and franchises.
Pablo is a founding member and former president of Fundación Gonzalez Calvillo, leading programmes 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.
A graduate from Universidad Panamericana in Mexico City, Pablo has relevant postgraduate studies in Mexico and abroad focused on intellectual property, franchising, licensing, mediation and entertainment law at Franklin Pierce Law Center (Concord New Hampshire), Escuela Libre de Derecho de Mexico, Universidad Panamericana and Centro de Extensão Universitaria in São Paulo, Brazil. Pablo is also Professor of Intellectual Property for both Undergraduate and Post-graduate levels at Universidad Panamericana as well as at postgraduate level at Escuela Libre de Derecho.
For years Pablo has been a speaker in several national and international events, taking part in more than 100 conferences in Mexico, as well as in more than six countries across the continents. His practice is regularly awarded and recognised by several rating agencies and publications worldwide.