McAndrews Attorney Alejandro Menchaca to Participate in International IP Law Panel at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s Annual Convention


McAndrews, Held & Malloy Shareholder Alejandro Menchaca is a featured panelist at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s (HNBA) 40th Annual Convention in Boston, on September 3, 2015. Menchaca will participate in the international law track panel, “Around the World of IP in 80 Minutes.”

During the session, Menchaca and other panelists will discuss international protection of IP rights, and the procedures that are available to safeguard these rights. This panel will contrast the scope of intellectual property protections available in different countries, as well as enforcement options through administrative agencies and courts. Participants will also address ways to stop the importation of counterfeit and infringing goods through customs and the International Trade Commission.

HNBA’s annual convention attracts hundreds of attorneys, judges, and law students from across the country, including public officials, business leaders, and General Counsels from many Fortune 100 and other corporations. The theme of the 2015 event is “Celebrating Our Heritage, Planning our Future.” The HNBA was founded in 1972 and is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, national membership organization that represents the interests of Hispanic legal professionals in the United States and its territories.

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Alejandro Menchaca is a shareholder at McAndrews, Held & Malloy. His practice includes every facet of patent, trademark and related law. He has extensive experience in litigation and prosecution of patents and trademarks, and has prepared opinions in each of these areas. Menchaca is a recent past president of the Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois (HLAI) and currently serves on the HLAI/HNBA Chicago committee planning for the HNBA Annual Convention in Chicago in 2016.

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