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JJ Roca & Asociados

Intellectual Property

2 ranked lawyersBand 2Dominican RepublicLatin America 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-reputed firm often acting as regional counsel on portfolio management mandates, representing international companies and coordinating with firms from across the Caribbean. Extremely well versed in the prosecution and enforcement of trade marks and patents, as well as helping clients obtain health permits for food and drink and personal care products. Also advises on copyright issues affecting major technology companies. Latqia, The Village Company and Kerry Foodservices are among the new client wins.

Strengths

Clients remark: "Their service has been incredible, they stay engaged and on top of things. They simplify things that are hard for me to understand. They make life easy as we deal with tough issues. Their professionalism and attention to detail stand out."

Work highlights

Continued to act as regional counsel, handling Coca-Cola's trade mark portfolio for the Caribbean. Advice covered searches, registrations and renewals, as well as enforcement actions.

Notable practitioners

Up-and-coming individual Ana Paula Campusano "provides excellent service in the field of trade mark law," according to one client. Another explains: "She is very responsive, her explanations are very clear and she is easy to talk to," while a market commentator notes: "Her work is of a very high quality."

Sharin Pablo de Roca is valued by interviewees for her effectiveness in handling multi-jurisdictional trade mark portfolios, as one source explains: "It's a great advantage that we can use her not just for the Dominican Republic but for other jurisdictions in the Caribbean." Another source adds: "She sees things we don't, she understands the business side and she is focused on results."

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Overview

ROCA stands out from other competitors because we offer IP services not only in the Dominican Republic, but throughout the Caribbean and Latin America region. This has been an area of significant growth in recent years.  Our team currently act as regional IP counsel for multinational companies that, own some of the world’s most famous brands.   

We are also known for our focus on understanding our clients' needs and pragmatic approach to addressing and resolving those needs.  Depending on the particular circumstances we draw on our range of well-honed skills to provide counseling, conduct due diligence and/or auditing, obtain IP rights, manage trademark/IP portfolios, undertake transactions and engage in litigation to protect or enforce rights, including:

Large Life Sciences Companies, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics, Companies in the Health Care Sector, Energy and Electromechanical Industries, Consumer Products Clients, Authors and software developers.

For all our clients, our active involvement in monitoring changes as well as promoting improvement to the IP provisions by participating in prestigious professional associations leading IP issues, supports the national, regional and international protection of IP.

Intellectual Property Department

JJ Roca & Asociados

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Department location

J.A. Roca Suero Building

El Vergel St. #45

El Vergel

Santo Domingo

Distrito Nacional

Dominican Republic

10107

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Dominican Republic

Intellectual Property


Ana Paula Campusano
Up and Coming
Sharin Pablo de Roca
Band 2