He has occupied public positions in the Mexican Patent and Trademark Office as well as in courts and tribunals from the Federal Judiciary. Later on, Pat shifted his practice to the private sector in law firms specialized in Intellectual Property and Technology, having at his charge copyrights, trademark infringement, competition, and domain name disputes, and counseling companies in the software, videogames, entertainment, and fintech industries.
Additionally, Pat has participated in the private initiative’s task force that assisted the Mexican Federal Government during the negotiation of the most recent free-trade agreements that Mexico executed with the United States and the European Union.
He has been recognized by the World Trademark Review’s ranking for his outstanding work in litigation and trademarks, and recommended by the legal services directory Legal 500 (Legalease).
Currently, he is the sub-coordinator of the IT Commission of the Mexican Bar Association, Counselor and Director of the IP Committee for DELA (Disputes Europe – Latin America), authorized arbitrator by the Mexican Copyright Office, and member of the pro bono group Bitcoin Legal Defense.