Gustavo A. Alcocer

Gustavo A. Alcocer



Recognized since 2019

Mexico City, Mexico

Practice Areas

Intellectual Property Law

Life Sciences Practice

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Gustavo Alcocer manages the Corporate and Commercial Law Group at OLIVARES, advising domestic and foreign businesses and the owners of those businesses on Mexican and cross-border corporate and commercial transactions. He serves as outside general counsel in Mexico to many of his domestic and foreign clients, and also represents emerging and middle-market companies, including closely-held businesses from Mexico, the United States, Canada and Latin America. Mr. Alcocer’s significant experience on domestic and cross-border transactions allows for extensive connections with leading law firms and legal practitioners in countries around the world to efficiently serve the business law needs of his global client base.

With more than 30 years of law firm and in-house practice experience, Mr. Alcocer possesses a wealth of transactional knowledge in M&A, finance, and business law and advises clients on complex M&A, finance, banking and securities, securitization, asset sale & acquisition, licensing, franchising, real estate transactional work, and regulatory work. Clients routinely turn to him for sophisticated strategic advice regarding structuring, maintaining and expanding operations in Mexico, as well as on valuation and monetization. Additionally, Mr. Alcocer has worked with international companies on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) cases and anti-bribery compliance, as well as privacy and personal data protection.

His practice focuses on intellectual property-intensive industry sectors, including life sciences, information technology, food and beverage, transportation, retail, and more. He also negotiates transactions and handles alternative dispute resolution proceedings; domestic and international mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures and strategic alliances; international business negotiations; general corporate advice; domestic and international corporate structuring and reorganization; real estate, cross-border franchising and international sales, licensing, supply, distribution and sales representative agreements; and global supply chain legal requirements.

  • J.D., Universidad Intercontinental de Mexico Law School (UNAM) (1990).
  • Graduate Studies on the Program of Banking and Securities Law (1993), at Fordham University’s School of Law

Contact & Links
  • Pedro Luis Ogazón 17
    Col. San Ángel
    Mexico City 01000
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Pronouns: He/Him
  • Gender: Male
  • IFA - Member
  • IBA - Member
  • ABA - Member
  • Association of Licensing Executives in Technology Transfer - Member
  • National Association of Corporate Lawyers - Member
  • BMA - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Mexico 2024 for work in:
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Life Sciences Practice
    • WIPR Leaders – 2021
    • Leaders League – 2021
    • Who´s Who Legal – 2020, 2021
    • Best Lawyer – 2019, 2020, 2021
    • Chambers Latin America – 2019
    • Chambers Global – 2019
    • Legal 500 - 2018
    • MIP IP Stars – 2018, 2019, 2021
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Franchise Law

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