JOSÉ JUAN MÉNDEZ

Lawyer, Founding Partner and General Director
Lawyer, founding partner and general director

Has been professionally practicing for more than 25 years in Intellectual and Industrial Property in matters concerning trademarks, patents, trade secrets, e-commerce, copyright, unfair competition, franchising, domain names and litigation.

He is a former President of the National Association of Corporate Lawyers, Bar Association (ANADE), an active member of the Mexican Bar Association, the Mexican Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the International Trademark Association (INTA), The Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), the Brazilian Intellectual Property Association (ABPI), the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Licensing Executive Society LES and the American Bar Association, and is legal chapter of IBLS (International Business Law Services) in Mexico in Electronic Commerce and Intellectual Property.

He has been licensed to practice as a lawyer throughout the Mexican Republic since 1994. He received his law degree from Anahuac University in Mexico City under the thesis entitled "The Trade Name in the Mexican Law." He is as well, arbitrator in the regulated arbitration proceeding by the Federal Copyright Law granted by The National Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR) 2019.

He has attended specialized courses in Mexico as well as in the United States of America, including those of Comparative Law at Harvard University and International Business at the Escuela Libre de Derecho.

He also received his master’s degree in Intellectual Property at the prestigious Law School of Franklin Pierce in Concord, New Hampshire in 1995.

In 2005 he attended courses of mediator and advanced mediator in Conflicts related to Intellectual Property given by the Arbitration and Mediation Centre of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland. He has participated as a speaker in several national and international forums, as well as a columnist in multiple media regarding Intellectual Property issues.

At the end of 2018 he made his debut as conductor of the "Perspectiva" program broadcast by the Judicial Channel, where every week the program looks at a different Law Theme.

Languages: Spanish, English and French.

52 (55) 5533 1505
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jjm@mencort.mx

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