Speaker Profile

Ricardo Alberto Antequera
Managing Partner / Estudio Antequera Parilli & Rodriguez, Venezuela

Ricardo Alberto Antequera advises and develops strategies for transactions and litigation involving trademark, copyright, unfair competition, advertising and entertainment law. His areas of practice also include advertising, anti-piracy, customs and border measures, alternative dispute resolution, sports and entertainment. Mr. Antequera leads and coordinates the firm's lawyer teams in a wide range of matters, including anti-counterfeiting and licensing. He is regularly retained as an expert witness on Venezuelan intellectual property, copyright and advertising law in cases being handled overseas. Ricardo is also the legal consultant for the Venezuelan Franchise Chamber and is a member of its executive board. Additionally, he is vice-chair of the Right of Publicity Committee of the International Trademark Association, and serves as the IP ambassador for Venezuela before the International Chamber of Commerce. Further, Mr. Antequera is the primary delegate to the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance, where Antequera Parilli & Rodríguez is GALA's exclusive Venezuelan member. Ricardo is consistently recognized as a leading IP lawyer in publications such as The Legal 500, World Trademark Review 1000 and Latin Lawyer 250, among others.