Intellectual Property

In this information and knowledge age, intellectual property (IP) is one of the most important assets of any business. To protect the intellectual property of our clients we combine the registration with preventive actions and litigation.

Our firm has more than 3 decades defending national and foreign companies IP rights, particularly those located in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

Through our correspondents, we can take precautionary actions and register the intellectual property rights in the Caribbean and all Latin-America.

We have correspondents in Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Curazao. Also El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.

Furthermore, we are able to file criminal actions for counterfeit, as well as objections, cancellations, and annulations of trademark registrations in relevant courts in the Dominican Republic.

Our services for protecting intellectual property rights include:

• Trademarks.
• Patents.
• Industrial Designs.
• Utility models.
• Copyright, software, and literary works.
• Internet domain names.
• License, franchises, and business secrets protection.
• Registration from the Health Department.
• Legal actions against counterfeit and parallel importation.

In intellectual property matters Mesa Abogados Lawyers has an active and dynamical attendance in several international forums, having participated as an enthusiastic member of Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property -ASIPI -, as well as International Trademark Association -INTA-

For more information about how to register a trademark in the Dominican Republic, please check our Trademark Registration Guide.