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Pellerano & Messina
Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic > Intellectual property Tier 3

Boutique firm Pellerano & Messina is particularly recognised for its 'good quality of service' in the IP space. The team, which includes highly regarded practice head Ana Messina, Adelin Villalobos and key associate Hemil Rodriguez, is known for registration of trade marks, and also covers compliance, IP due diligence, non-compete and confidentiality agreements and copyright, where it acts for clients in a variety of sectors.

Practice head(s):

Ana Messina


‘Good quality of service, personalised attention, committed professionals.’

‘Standout partners and associates include Ana Messina and Hemil Rodriguez, they are excellent.’

‘An excellent team for the registration and custody of trade marks. Adelin Villalobos is an excellent professional.’

Key clients

Wow Unlimited Media

Deutsche Transnational Trustee Corporation

American & Efird

Calox International


Kenneth Cole Productions

WD-40 Company

Insecticidas Internacionales Dominicana

Herrero & Asociados

Industrias San Miguel

Perfetti Van Melle

Work highlights

  • Assisting Wow Unlimited Media in the defense of a cancellation action brought against its brand Reboot, and advised in relation to the use and commercial exploitation of trade marks within digital platforms.
  • Assisted Deutsche Transnational Trustee Corporation with trade mark prosecution, litigation, protection and maintenance, among other matters.
  • Providing legal advice to American & Efird regarding trade mark infringement, reservation of IP rights, management of IP portfolio and compliance with mandatory provisions in jurisdictions in the Caribbean region.

Pellerano & Messina, founded in 2019, is a Dominican Intellectual Property law firm with a team of professionals specialized in trademarks, inventions, copyrights, unfair competition and cartel law, distribution, licensing and franchising, regulatory affairs, and matters associated to new technologies and digital commerce in the context of new economies, covering aspects such as artificial intelligence and the development of online businesses. Pellerano & Messina provides synchronized protection in favor of its client’s Intellectual Property Rights, through focused, creative, and practical strategies unlike any other law firm in the country.

Pellerano & Messina has one of the most proficient teams in the market and stands out in contentious and non-contentious Intellectual Property undertakings. Our firm’s extensive and prestigious roster of global clients entrust us with the handling and management of their portfolios and Intellectual Property endeavors in the Dominican Republic, and across the Caribbean region.

Managing Partner Ana (809) 541-5220
Partner Ricardo (809) 541-5220
Partners : 2
Associates : 5
Other fee earners : 15
American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA)
Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group (PTMG)