Mr. Alfredo Medina is specialist in administrative and criminal procedures related to Intellectual and Industrial property rights, he has started several programs dedicated to the surveillance and monitoring of Customs Ports, in which he is highly specialized. He is recognized abroad for his work in Customs protection, achieving the seizure of millions of counterfeits that infringe the rights owned by the clients he represents. Mr. Medina is also responsible of the coordination of the Trademark prosecution department in Mexico and abroad, as well as of the investigation department on his firm. He holds studies on IP, Oral Litigation, and a Master in Criminal Law.

Working with clients

Mr. Medina works at his firm the biggest trademarks in the world, and counsels clients on all aspects of IP. The most important companies around the world are part of his clientele for areas as trademarks, copyrights, illegal commerce and anti-counterfeiting actions. He has build over the years a strong relationship with the Attorney General’s Office, including all the State Offices, and with the Customs Division of the IRS Office, as well as Police Enforcement Corporations.

Previous Experience

Mr. Alfredo Medina has provided conferences to specialized audiences and provided countless trainings to government / enforcement agencies. He provides trainings, workshops, and update sessions for Federal Authorities since the year 2000, among which he has assisted the Imaging Supplies Coalition, Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement at the US, as well for the United States Department of Commerce with “hands on” trainings and webinars provided by the US Embassy in Mexico. In Mexico he has provided hundreds of trainings, workshops and update sessions to Customs Officers at all Customs Ports in Mexico and for Federal Prosecutors and Expert Witnesses of the Attorney General’s Office on different aspects of Industrial and Intellectual Property, as well as on how to identify counterfeits that infringe his clients IP. He is currently active on the Nation wide training Program held with Mexico´s Central Customs and AMCHAM training sessions. He is member of the following associations/organizations: AMPPI (Asociación Mexicana para la Protección de la Propiedad Industrial), IACC (International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition), ASIPI (Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual), AMCHAM (American Chamber of Commerce branch Mexico), INTA (International Trademark Association) and the Amicus committee dedicated to provide white paper to Latin American Governments on Special IP cases. He is currently a member of the Anti- Counterfeiting Committee of INTA, and he is also member of the Latin American Bar Association. He has participated as editorial advisor for the REFORMA newspaper on IP, enforcement and Contraband issues.