Dumont Bergman Bider & Co, S.C. Is Celebrating 75 Years Shaping The Future
Dumont Bergman Bider & Co, S.C. (DBB) is a Mexican IP firm. The practice includes all aspects of intellectual property, such as obtaining, registering and protecting inventions (patents, utility models and industrial designs), distinctive signs (marks, trade names, brand slogans and appellations of origin), copyright (owner and author rights, and related rights), information technology (domain names and internet assets) and data protection issues. It also has extensive expertise in litigation, anti-counterfeiting and related commercial law (corporate, licensing, immigration, regulatory and tax), and provides a full array of IP-related legal services.
Founded 75 years ago, DBB has remained contemporary and responsive to ever-changing client needs. Consistent with its commitment to technology, efficiency and the highest-quality service, DBB is the only IP firm in Mexico that has received the ISO 9001:2008 certification by German organisation TUV Rheinland®. The certification indicates that the firm meets high-quality standards for its management systems, including counseling, filing, prosecution and consulting services, litigation and management of intellectual and industrial property rights (including filing and prosecution). It means that the quality of the firm's legal work is consistent, constant and reliable in each and every case.
DBB was established as a patent firm, and from there developed into a boutique highly specialized in all IP fields; however, patents have remained at the core of the firm. It is one of very few firms in Mexico that performs in-depth examination of patent applications. This service allows us to deliver the best possible advice while prosecuting the applications and avoiding the issuance of official actions, since we can foresee the amendments that will be required by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI). In addition, the firm is highly specialized in providing patent linkage services. The patent team undergoes ongoing training, which allows our people to analyze how to adapt foreign applications and overcome possible obstacles. The team's expertise covers all fields of science, such as pharma, biotech, electrical, mechanical, mechatronics and communications. Moreover, DBB is one of a few Mexican firms that draft patents in the same way as peers throughout the world. DBB has exceptional experience and knowledge of the criteria established by the IMPI and the diverse jurisprudence set down by the Mexican courts, which makes us the best option for prosecution and litigation purposes in the IP area.
In the trademark field, we plan strategies that are tailored to the clients' needs, attending to both legal issues and commercial aspects. Our trademark team is also highly specialized and has been recognized several times for its outstanding work. The team members have vast expertise on classification issues.
Consistent with the firm's commitment to modern technology, which enables it to offer the highest-quality and most complete IP service, DBB has implemented the Patrix® Helpware System, a state-of-the-art docketing system. The firm has also digitalized its archives and can provide a fully paperless service. The firm's members receive training in different areas – not only in legal and technical areas, but also in order to achieve client satisfaction. The firm also has a public relations department that is in constant communication with clients.
We are committed to leading the field in terms of legal trends, technology and business, as well as to offering personalized, proactive and preventive legal strategies, corporate, tax and added-value services, all of which we provide in order to achieve and exceed the expectations of our clients. We take pride in building strong business and personal relationships with our clients. We are committed to answering queries within 24 hours and to delivering top legal services and achieving client satisfaction. Many of our clients have remained with us for more than 40 or 50 years – that alone says something about the quality and care that DBB offers to its clients.