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Ramon Ricardo Benedetti V.


Ramon Ricardo Benedetti focuses his practice on Intellectual Property, Banking, Finance and Corporate Law and heads the IP department.

He started out as an attorney working with his father, Mr. Eloy Benedetti (*1918–†2000) at the law firm De La Guardia, Arosemena & Benedetti, and went on to become one of the founding partners of Benedetti & Benedetti, an internationally renowned Panamanian law firm, where he headed the Intellectual Property practice for twenty five years.

With more than forty years of experience, most of it devoted to Intellectual Property, his profound knowledge has been recognized by clients and piers alike and by international researchers and publications such as Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, WTR 1000, Who’s Who Legal, Managing Intellectual Property, Latin Lawyer, among others.

Throughout his career, Ramon has been an active member of several professional organizations and has been attending international meetings for decades, experiences which have afforded him the opportunity to establish long-lasting relationships with colleagues and clients.

His memberships include the Panama Bar Association, the Panamanian Association of Intellectual Property Law – APADEPI (President, 1988-1993), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Inter-American Bar Association – IABA, the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property – ASIPI (National Delegate 1982-1989, Executive Committee 1989-1991), the Licensing Executives Society – LES, the European Association of Trademark Owners- MARQUES, the Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle – FICPI, the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielie – AIPPI (President, Panamanian Group), the International Trademark Association – INTA, the European Communities Trademark Association – ECTA, and The Institute of Trade Mark Agents.

Languages: Spanish and English.

Acknowledgments and awards

Chambers & Partners, IP, Ranked lawyer – since 2010
Chambers & Partners, Latin-America Guide, IP, Ranked lawyer – since 2010
Latin Lawyer 250, recommended attorneys – since 2014
The Legal 500, IP, Leading lawyers – since 2014
Who’s Who Legal Central America, Panama, Leading lawyers
World Trademark Review 1000, ranked individuals – Gold band since 2014

When not at the office, you can find Ramon with his family or in his ranch with his award-winning horses.