Honduras

Please contact our LAM-office for more information about our services in Honduras:

React Latin America
O´Higgins 2062, 4th Floor
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
T +5411 4896 2751
Contact: Ms Estela de Luca
latinamerica@react.org


In the last years, millions of counterfeits go to Honduras in transit and as a final destination because of its strategic location and also because Honduras borders with Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. This makes it easier for counterfeiters to distribute fake goods in those other countries.

Our services in Honduras

  • Amicable settlements and/or negotiation settlements
  • Appearing in hearings in enforcement procedures
  • Desk research
  • Drafting and filing civil complaints
  • Drafting and filing of criminal complaints
  • Drafting and filing of expert reports, affidavits and written witness statements
  • Drafting and filing preliminary injunctions
  • Filing Customs applications
  • Follow up out-of-court procedures (C&D-letters, negotiations, settlement drafting)
  • Handling court proceedings (criminal or civil in all their instances)
  • Informing Customs officers on brand details
  • Organize and assist the police and relevant authorities in market raids
  • Organize inspections and investigations of markets, shops and events
  • Organize test purchases
  • Organizing the transportation, storage, destruction and, wherever possible, the recycling of counterfeit products
  • Organizing training sessions and information meetings for Police, Customs and/or Trade Inspection authorities
  • Representing Members at training sessions

Country Procedures

  • Customs application available
  • Customs application is valid until the registered trademark is valid
  • Customs will not act ex officio
  • Deadline for response to Customs notification of detention is 10 days
  • Local authorities tasked with taking criminal action against infringers: Public Ministry, Customs and the Court
  • Remedies available under law: seizure, imprisonment and fine
  • Proof of knowledge of counterfeiting not required
  • Contributory liability remedy not available
  • Interim injunctions, damages and costs are available