Started his career with his father Björn Vadillo Paulsen as an intern in Bufete Vadillo SC, at the time he began studying Law at Universidad Intercontinental in 1990.
He was an associate in Rubio Villegas y Asociados SC until 1999, when he became independent and formed Vadillo & Co.
In November of 2014 created Agency Firma SC along with Designer Francisco Rueda, company that he co-leads to date.
Julián has been involved in intellectual property law for more than 27 years, mainly dealing with cases related to trademarks and copyright, and more recently Geographical Indications. In all these years he has been directly responsible for more than 15,000 cases and proceedings relating to trademarks, patents, designs and copyrights in Mexico and abroad.
Julián is member of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), International Trademark Association (INTA) and MARQUES, where he has been active member in several committees and work teams, currently in Geographical Indications.
Outside Intellectual Property, Julián studies and collects Mid-Century Modern American and Scandinavian Design. He is also involved in agriculture and in the production of vino-mezcal Tuxca in a family business in Zapotitlán de Vadillo, South Jalisco, birth town of his grandfather Prof. Basilio Vadillo.
Graphic designer, publicist and art director.
Specialized in the creation and design of trademarks, products, campaigns and other systems of visual communication.
Francisco was Creative Director of Magic Moments – MediaCom in Vienna, Austria from 2001 to 2006, creating non-traditional media campaigns (Ambient Media) for Citroën, Pringles, Škoda, among others.
At his return to Mexico co-founded design firm Sociedad Anónima, to then form Agency Firma SC along with trademark and intellectual property specialist Julián Vadillo.
Further, Francisco is involved in communicating and promoting Mexican distillates such as mezcal and tuxca.
Esther is a Chemical Engineer from Universidad Iberoamericana, with Master on Intellectual Property in Universidad de Alicante, Spain.
Esther has more than 20 years of experience practicing industrial property, mainly in patent analysis on the chemical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and agro-industrial fields.
She started her career as Product Engineer in Resistol, to then study a Master Program in Alicante University. On her return to Mexico joined Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes as a head of the Patent Department.
In 2010 she joined the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property as Patent Examiner in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Division. During that period she examined more than 1000 patent applications from several and different fields and industries. She then joined Vadillo & King, also as responsible for the patent division.
Esther is now head of the Department of Patents and New Creations in Agency Firma SC.
Esther enjoys spending her free time with her family. She likes reading and cooking, as she is passionate about Mexican cuisine.
Olga started her career as an intern in Arochi & Lindner, dealing mainly in matters of litigation, trademarks and patents with the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, Federal Administrative Courts and Federal Judicial Courts. During this period of time she drafted several report to clients on the use, exploitation and protection of trademarks and inventions.
During 2005 she made her Social Service and Professional Practices in the Mexican Copyright Office, in the areas of ISBN, Reserva of Exclusive Rights and Legal Department, reviewing and negotiating agreements and resolutions.
Olga worked in Notmusa Editorial Group as In-House Consultant, creating and organizing the company’s intellectual Property asset database. During that period of time she implemented a copyright counseling system for the contents of the printed and digital publications, and negotiated the terms and conditions to use and exploit the image, photos and/or intellectual creations of several artists.
In the year 2007 Olga joined Vadillo & Co. as head of the Copyright Division. Subsequently, since Agency Firma SC was formed she manages the international Trademarks Division as responsible for the protection and maintenance of intellectual assets abroad.
Author of a number of publications, such as:
“Path of Least resistance: understanding trademark examination and prosecution”. WIPR Specialized Magazine: World Intellectual Property Review. Annual Review 2012.
“¡No dude! Proteja su invención. IDC Magazine, Legal and Tax Advisor. Grupo Expansión. December 2012.
“¡A registrar su obra literaria!. IDC Magazine, Legal and Tax Advisor. Grupo Expansión. April 2012.
Interview for Capital 21 channel, about Intellectual Property features. December 2014.
Olga currently studies Mandarin Chinese in intermediate IV Level. She is fond of video games, reading and heavy metal, particularly live.
Juan Pablo has a degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana, and an MBA from Hult International Business School in San Francisco, USA and Shanghai, China (2010- 2012).
He has more than 10 years of experience in the prosecution and exploitation of patents, mostly in the electric, electronic and mechanical fields.
As part of his experience has advised several companies, academic institutions and research centers in the fields of technologic development and technical analysis for patent prosecution and infringement.
Juan Pablo began his professional career in Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes. Subsequently he started up, consolidated and positioned the patent department in AvahLegal (today AVA). During this period of time in both firms he supervised more than 1000 files of patents, utility models and industrial designs, in addition to handling the Key Accounts and general operations of the patent division.
Currently Juan Pablo is also co-responsible of the patent division in Agency Firma SC, where he continues providing high quality services to all his clients, cultivating his professional experience and personal growth.
Juan Pablo teaches Execution of Innovation Projects in the Master Degree of Innovation Management at Universidad Ibero.
Outside intellectual property, Juan Pablo plays rugby for the Top Division in Mexico, apart from being a versatile musician with plenty of experience playing bass, guitar and the drums, amongst other musical instruments.
Litigation Lawyer with more than 7 years of experience in Civil, Administrative, Constitutional and Electoral Law, mostly in Amparo and protection trials of Politic Rights.
National Autonomous University of Mexico alumni, Aragon Campus, with thesis entitled “Principles, rules and legal procedural figures of Amparo, to strengthen trials for the protection of political-electoral rights of citizens.”.
Participated as speaker during the XIII Iberoamerican Congress of Constitutional Law UNAM-IIJ-SCJN-TEPJF, with the essay “The absence of federalism within the local electoral courts”.
As an independent profesional has represented y advised political parties in internal electoral processes and constitutional federal and local. Democratic Revolution Party in 2014, Humanist Party in 2015 and national Action Party in 2017.
He worked as an intern for several firms in the civil law and common jurisdiction areas. He then joined Vadillo & King specializing in intellectual property litigation.
Currently he is responsible for the litigation division in Agency Firma SC, where he developed the Complaint for Thesis Contraduction PC01.I.A.2017.C being currently studied by the Federal Judicial Courts, on the jointly or individual challenge of trademark registrations cited as antecedents by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property.
Made his Community Service in the Ministry of Health of the Federal Government, appointed to the Division of Normative Technical Support, where he undertook applications to access to information, drafted resolutions and defending the same for the Federal Institute for the Access of Information (INAI).
He enjoys reading on philosophy, political theory and history; he also likes videogames and practices martial arts.
Favorite quote: “Over the Constitution, nothing: Nobody over the Constitution!” – José María Iglesias.
Graphic designer, specialist in motion graphics animation. With several years of experience creating motion graphics, video clips, infographics and video edition, both for television and corporate companies, she is now part of Firma’s creative team.