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Ricardo Mejia

Ricardo Mejia

Bufete Mejia & Asociados20 Avenida “A” 1 y 2 Calle S.O.Barrio Río Piedras, PO Box 1744San Pedro SulaHonduras

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ricardo Mejia is singled out by commentators for his tremendous knowledge of franchising and distribution law.

Biography

Ricardo Anibal Mejia M, born in Honduras on 13 September 1964, currently serves as Bufete Mejia & Asociados’ partner and IP director. He specialises in commercial law and is acknowledged as an intellectual property authority for Honduras and Central America nationally and internationally.

His articles have been published by the National Law Center, the SMD Country Index and the Bomchil Group; and in books including The New Role of Intellectual Property in Commercial TransactionsTrademarks Throughout the WorldLatin Lawyer (intellectual property chapter) and Katzarov's Handbook on Industrial Property.

He has been invited to lecture on intellectual property by Forbes, the Fort-Worth Chamber of Commerce and the International Trademark Association; and he has participated in several conferences as a panellist for the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property. In 2017, he was asked to speak before the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI); this year, he has been invited by the Intellectual Property Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce to speak, at a conference, on IP developments in Central America. 

He has acted as country representative for the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI), and served as trademark reporter on the annual review and anti-counterfeiting committees of the International Trademark Association, as well as other committees and task forces. He is former vice president and board member of the intellectual property subcommittee for the Inter-American Bar Association and national ambassador for the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on IP matters. He is a long-standing member of ECTA, PTMG and CITMA. In 2007, he was appointed honorary counsel of the Republic of Paraguay in Honduras.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Ricardo Mejia is celebrated for the breadth of his experience handling trademark portfolios for an array of international clients.

Biography

Ricardo Anibal Mejia M, born in Honduras on 13 September 1964, currently serves as Bufete Mejia & Asociados’ partner and IP director. He specialises in commercial law and is acknowledged as an intellectual property authority for Honduras and Central America nationally and internationally.

His articles have been published by the National Law Center, SMD Country Index and the Bomchil Group. He has contributed to several books including The New Role of Intellectual Property in Commercial TransactionsTrademarks Throughout the WorldLatin Lawyer (intellectual property chapter) and Katzarov's Handbook on Industrial Property.

He has been invited to lecture on intellectual property by Forbes, the Fort-Worth Chamber of Commerce and the International Trademark Association, and has participated in different conferences as a panellist for the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property. In 2017, he was asked to speak before the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) and, this year, was extended an invitation by the Intellectual Property Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce to deliver a conference on IP developments in Central America.

He has acted as country representative for the Inter-American Association of Industrial Property (ASIPI); and he has served both as trademark reporter on the annual review and the anti-counterfeiting committees of the International Trademark Association, as well as other committees and task forces. He is former vice president and board member of the intellectual property subcommittee for the Inter-American Bar Association, and national ambassador for the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on IP matters. He is a long-standing member of the ECTA, the PTMG and the CITMA. In 2007, He was appointed honorary counsel of the Republic of Paraguay in Honduras.

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