Paloma Contreras

Partner

+52 (55) 5047-7500 Ext. 3703

pcd@cyslaw.mx

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Languages

Español, Inglés

Education

Universidad Iberoamericana, J.D.

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain), LLM in Copyrights, New Technologies, Information Society and Data Protection.

Mexican Copyright Office (INDAUTOR), Seminar in Copyrights and Neighboring rights.

ASSOCIATIONS

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)

International Trademark Association (INTA)

American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)

Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AMPPI)

Paloma is a Partner with Calderon & De La Sierra since January 2016 and co-heads the Trademarks and Copyrights Department. Prior to joining the Firm, she worked for two of the most recognized IP Law Firms in Mexico, leading and heading the Copyrights division.

 

She has focused her practice on Intellectual Property Law and Litigation since 2001. Since then, she has also led the Copyright Department of the most important and recognized law firms in Mexico and Spain. Throughout her practice, she has been able to advise major companies from Mexico and abroad with a focus on protecting their IP interests while fostering growth in their businesses. Paloma also frequently drafts and negotiates intellectual property agreements and advises on entertainment law, advertising and promotional materials.

 

During 2009 and 2010, Paloma joined a well-known and recognized Law Firm specialized in Copyrights in Spain as an international senior associate while studying her LL.M in Copyrights, New Technologies, Information Society and Data Protection in Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Campus Getafe). During this period, Paloma advised major international clients in the field of arts and entertainment while actively collaborated with the team of lawyers responsible for drafting the new Intellectual Property Law for the Principality of Andorra.

Paloma advises clients on the creation of top level legal strategies aimed to protect and enforce their Intellectual Property Rights, yet her practice is primarily focused on Copyrights and neighboring rights, entertainment law and image rights. She is an expert being in preparing, devising and assessing all kinds of agreements and strategies pertaining to these matters.

 

Additionally, Paloma has been invited as a visiting teacher and as a lecturer on Intellectual Property matters at Universidad Iberoamericana and Universidad Anáhuac, both in Mexico City, as well at the International Chamber of Commerce (in Mexico and Panama). She has written several articles regarding copyrights in Mexico.

Publications:

 

  • Arte y Nuevas Tecnologías, Revista Boletín AMPPI, diciembre 2016.

 

  • Los Derechos de Explotación en México, Revista MiPatente, May 2016.

 

  • Qué tipo de contratos debes firmar al ceder Derechos de Autor, Revista MiPatente, April 2016.

 

  • Contratos y Modalidades de Explotación de las Obras, Magazine published by The Mexican Copyright Office, June, 2013.

 

  • New Registration Procedure for .mx cc TLD. INTA BULLETIN, July, 2009.

 

Conferences:

 

  • Art and Copyrights. Summit of ART organized by AMPPI, Master Lecture, October 2016.

 

  • Summit Creative Industries, Tijuana 2016. Master Lecture “The importance of Intelectual Property in the creative industries”. August 2016.

 

  • Copyright matters in Mexico. Universidad CENTRO México, May 2016.

 

  • Multidisciplinary Regional Forum on best regulatory practices in the Pacific Alliance and in the Mexico-Panama Free Trade Agreement (ICC Mexico-Panama) in Panama, August 2014.

 

  • Copyrights and Creative Commons, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-Mexico), October, 2012.

 

  • ACTA: Internet, Freedom of Expression and Copyrights at Universidad Iberoamericana, February, 2012.