Adolfo Reyes

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Adolfo Reyes

Partner

Experience

Founding partner at Reyes, Feregrino & Asociados, S.C., he graduated in 1992 from Escuela Libre de Derecho. He has developed his practice in Governmental and Private Entities. In the private industry, he worked at Banco Mexicano Somex, S.N.C. as well as the law firm Gómez Cotero y Abogados, S.C., where he was the head of the Corporate Law department. He has provided legal advice to several companies focused on the fields of software and Internet development, such as Web Hosting México Virtual S.A. de C.V.

He was also actively involved in the Mexico City Legislative Assembly, particularly in the Science, Technology and Informatics Committee headed by Mr. Francisco Paoli Bolio, one of the most important political scientists in Mexico. He also headed the Committee of Counselors for International Affairs in charge of deputy Alejandro Rojas Diaz-Durán within the same institution and was the Coordinator of the Metropolitan Cities Parliament’s Counselors. He has mainly focused his practice to the Corporate Law, international commercial transactions and Cyber-law.

During the recent years, he has specialized in commercial, corporative, financial and international Law before the Universidad Panamericana. In 2003, he graduated from the Doctorate (Dr. jur. 2003) in said institution. He has been a tenured lecturer for Electronic Commerce in the Postgraduate studies in Telecommunications at the Universidad Iberoamericana; for Intellectual Property at the Master in International Commerce of the Universidad de las Américas, for Ethics & Cyber Law and Intellectual property at the Bachelor’s in the Universidad de las Américas. He also designed a Course in IT for said University. He is fluent in English and is a member of the Bar Association since 2000.

Languages: Spanish, English and German.

Practice areas

Intellectual and Industrial Property

Commercial and technological developments have reaffirmed the economical and legal importance of having a full and correct protection of the ideas and creative processes for the companies.Our Intellectual Property Department provides strongly grounded services in this field, including preventive advice for an adequate protection of new projects, the structuring and drafting of specialized agreements; the prosecution, maintenance and management of all kind of IP assets; the defense and enforcement of IP rights and anti-counterfeit measures.

Clients at Reyes, Feregrino & Asociados, S.C. feel confident to receive the best options and strategies for their protection of intellectual property rights, and we are proud of our results during the last 16 years.

Our affiliate firms around the world, allow us to manage IP rights portfolios all around the world for our clients and other commercial partners looking for helping their respective clients, thanks to our competitive rates and high quality service.

Mergers and acquisitions

Reyes, Feregrino & Asociados, S.C. is proud to have completed very important and challenging merger and acquisition processes. We have negotiated and structured all the legal instruments necessary to document acquisition contracts, investments agreements, shareholders’ agreements, shareholders meetings, etcetera.

Our integral services involve tax and accounting services and we work with affiliated professionals that complement and reinforce the quality of our service. We understand the importance of identifying and analyzing the main contingencies of all the persons involved in this kind of transactions.

We advise our clients to take the correct decisions, informing them of the risks and profits related to the operation they wish to carry out, and we make sure to obtain all private and Governmental authorizations that may be needed to obtain the results required.    

Due diligence

Professionals at Reyes, Feregrino & Asociados, S.C. are skilled to review all the legal aspects related to the companies, and to evaluate the level of fulfilment of their legal obligations. In case of detecting any potential conflict, we can provide preventive or corrective solutions, as the case may be. These services are useful not only in a preventive manner, but also when a company is willing to transfer equity interest, shares or assets.

Our Due diligence services consist in a detailed revision of several legal aspects related to the company, such as contracts, status of assets, corporative obligations, etcetera. During this process all information and documents procured by the company are strongly analyzed and compared with information provided by public registries related.

E-Commerce

The 21st century is, with no doubt, the information century. The vertiginous evolution and development of the communication media, the global networks and technology has influenced the way of doing business. Today’s companies face the need of being updated on the legal regulations in this field, to meet the requirements of a global economy that moves faster everyday.

At Reyes, Feregrino & Asociados, we have a strong experience and knowledge to provide our clients advice in the field of online commerce, as well as electronic contractual basis and to meet their obligations before the proper authorities.

Commercial contracts

At Reyes, Feregrino & Asociados, S.C. we are highly committed with our clients, to assist them in the negotiation and drafting of all kind of commercial contracts and agreements, easing their relations and preventing confusions and misunderstandings with their clients and providers.

Our lawyers are fully skilled for structuring and documenting legal relationships such as:

  • All kind of agreements involving assets (sale, purchase, supply, distribution, consignment selling, etcetera).
  • Contracts to regulate the association with public and private entities (NDA’s, LOI’s,  Joint Venture, inter-shareholders’ engagements, transfer of private equity).
  • All kind of agreements involving the use and protection of Intellectual Property Assets (license and assignment agreements, franchising, technical assistance, coexistence agreements, letters of consent, innovation and technology transfer, etcetera).
  • All kind of agreements regarding e-commerce.

Corporate and Business Law

We have a wide experience in providing legal advice to Mexican and foreign companies in both, long-time business projects and in their daily activities and negotiations, assisting them since the preparation of legal strategies to achieve particular goals until the end of their practical implementation.

For doing that, we analyze the applicable legal framework, draw up all the relevant documentation, coordinate with all the agents involved in the relevant matter, to allow our clients to duly comply with Law and their obligations with third parties. We also take care of legal tasks such as:

  • Incorporation of new companies including preparation and review with the future shareholders of the corresponding By-laws and shareholder’s agreements.
  • Preparation and periodical revision of corporate books.
  • Drafting, call and celebration of annual Shareholders meetings.
  • Evaluation and implementation of Bylaws reforms and amendments.
  • Issuance of Share Certificates and Provisional Share Certificates.
  • All kind of recordings before the National Foreign Investment Registry.
  • All kind of negotiations with public and private entities.

Intellectual Property

The IP team at Reyes, Feregrino & Asociados is fully prepared to assist in any matter related to the protection, maintenance and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. We can assist with designing protection and litigation strategies, as well as risk assessments for matters involving these assets. 

Our experience and strategic alliances with agents all over the world allow us to seek, obtain, maintain and manage protection in any country and to handle in Mexico all kinds of Intellectual Property matters.

We have been privileged to advise owners and applicants from different countries in all continents in the pharmaceutical, construction, software, energy, fashion and many other industries and have handled very important cases in Mexico. Moreover, our full commitment with the entrepreneur community has led us to provide learning and workshop sessions regarding the value and protection of Intellectual Property Rights, with enormous success.

At Reyes, Feregrino & Asociados, we strongly believe that a high-quality service is not bound in any manner to excessive charges, reason why our fees are among the most competitive in Mexico. Even more, we have adapted our fees for entrepreneurs and startups, so they can access to the protection they need, without risking their money.