Israel Ledesma Meléndez


Israel Ledesma Meléndez leads our IP team and has nearly fifteen years of experience representing international and national companies before Mexican authorities. He has particular expertise in Administrative, Civil and Criminal Litigation, specifically in cancellation, infringement, lapse and enforcement actions related to Trademarks, Patents, Plant Varieties and Copyright.

2013 - 2014 Master degree on Tech Law and IP in INFOTEC CONACYT.

2009 – 2011 Specialization studies in Intellectual Property, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

2002 - 2006 Attorney at Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

  • Intellectual Property including expertise on Administrative, Civil and Criminal Litigation related to Nullity, Infringement, Lapse and enforcement Actions related to Trademarks, Patents, Plant Varieties and Copyright, supporting international and national companies in front of Mexican authorities. Data privacy and Advertising and Consumer Law.

Mr. Ledesma is highly skilled in the organization and execution of anti-counterfeit / piracy campaigns for national and foreign companies for all kind of products (medicines, entertainment, stationery, consumer products, luxury products, electronics, etc.). Also, he is an expert on Internet Infringements related to IP Rights and he advised numerous clients on successful UDRP and LDRP proceedings before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Mr. Ledesma has written articles on various Intellectual Property publications such as IAM Magazine, IPPro The Internet and Managing IP. Speaker before different universities and IP authorities in Mexico and abroad.

Mr. Ledesma and his team are currently representing one of the top three Telecommunications Companies in complex Trademark and Copyright Litigations against competitors and infringers.

Mr. Ledesma and his team are leading complex Anti-Counterfeiting campaigns for US and European companies not only in Mexico, but across South and Central America.

Mr. Ledesma and his team are representing national and international companies with trademarks portfolios of thousand of records in Mexico and abroad.

Mr. Ledesma and his team regularly advise clients within the Pharma sector on Cancellation, Lapse and Infringement Actions related to Trademarks, Copyright and Patents.