Basic facts about the department
- 2 partners
- 7 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Esteemed IP practice widely recognised as a leading name in this field. Maintains consistent activity in a range of matters, including patent prosecution, distribution relationships, and trade mark infringement litigation. Advises an impressive roster of local and multinational clients, particularly those from the pharmaceutical and consumer products industries.
"The lawyers are enthusiastic, proactive, very creative, and consistently meet their deadlines. They are always up to date and have a comprehensive global approach. It is a pleasure to work with them."
"We really value the team's quick responses, their attitude towards their clients, and their knowledge of the field. We are very happy with the service and advice they provide."
New developments New client wins for the firm this year include The Hershey Company and Labyes Laboratories.
Work highlights Advised Metro International on its brand registrations and the acquisition of third-party brands of interest, in order to be able to distribute its newspaper publications in the Dominican Republic.
Sources express ample praise for esteemed partner Mary Fernández Rodríguez, describing her as "an excellent lawyer." They add: "She is very proactive and knowledgeable of the market, and is always up to date and involved in the strategy of our cases." She is active across a range of IP concerns, including trade mark work, regulatory matters and litigation.
Lilly Acevedo is recognised by interviewees for her presence in the IP arena, where she advises both local and international clients on a range of matters. Market commentators say: "She is very focused on the work, responds to us quickly, and is always on top of everything."
Significant clients Novartis, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Embassy of the United States in the Dominican Republic, Glaxo Group.