(March 16 2022, Ricardo Rodríguez, associate attorney of CENTRAL LAW in Costa Rica, was elected unanimously by associates gathered in assembly, as the new President of the Association of Intellectual Property Professionals in Costa Rica (APPICR) for the period 2022-2024.
The Association was formed in 2007 and its main purposes are the promotion of Intellectual Property in Costa Rica; participation in intellectual property forums, development and efficient implementation of intellectual property in Costa Rica, as well as collaborating with public and private institutions on intellectual property issues.
It is currently made up of associates from more than 30 law firms in Costa Rica.
With this appointment, Ricardo becomes the 9th President of the Association, with a Board of Directors composed of professionals from other leading law firms in Costa Rica.
Ricardo expressed that he is very proud of the team of professionals who will be part of this Board of Directors and that he assumes this challenge with great motivation and responsibility to continue carrying out this association.
Rafael Quirós, Partner President of CENTRAL LAW expressed his congratulations on behalf of the regional firm and added, “I am sure that this is the beginning of great things that come in the immediate future, this is the fruit of the planting you have done at your young age.”
Ricardo Rodriguez has a degree in law with specialty in Notarial Law from Universidad Escuela Libre de Derecho and an LL.M in IP & IT from the Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. Ricardo is in charge of the Intellectual Property department of CENTRAL LAW in Costa Rica concentrating his practice on Intellectual Property, New Technologies, Corporate Law, Unfair Competition and Consumer Protection.
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