Caribbean HSM IP

HSM IP provides worldwide IP services. Based in the Cayman Islands and independently owned and operated, our experienced team of attorneys and paralegals delivers first-class services to a broad client base which includes major Fortune Global 500 brand owners, international law firms and other specialist IP practices. Our broad perspective, practical approach and international experience allow us to offer clients a unique insight into IP issues internationally.

The success and growth of our firm are due to our keen understanding of our clients’ need for a comprehensive ‘one-stop shop’ which encompasses a wide range of services, from initial consultation to searches, registrations, annuity payments and monitoring and renewals. Our interactive database helps us to proactively manage each client’s portfolio efficiently and cost effectively in an environmentally friendly and substantially paperless workplace. It also allows us to fulfil our clients’ specific reporting and invoicing requirements, including multi-currency invoicing and e-billing. We offer a competitive schedule of fixed fees, inclusive of both disbursements and official fees, which means we can provide clients with an accurate estimate of their project costs before embarking on a global filing programme for their portfolio.

As a leader in the field, HSM IP understands the value of long-term business relationships. We have a wealth of knowledge and specialise in the Caribbean, Central and Latin America and offshore jurisdictions. We are particularly active in the following countries: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, the British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, the Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Caribbean, French Polynesia, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Jersey, Mauritius, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, St Helena, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Maarten, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, the Turks and Caicos Islands, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, the US Virgin Islands and Venezuela.

Our staff regularly contribute to leading IP publications and we also publish a range of country-specific IP client guides which are available on our website. We are also a multilingual and international team with a great deal of experience of successfully assisting a wide range of clients across the world and in a multitude of industries, including:

  • banking and finance;
  • betting and gaming;
  • cosmetics;
  • hospitality;
  • fashion and luxury;
  • food and beverage;
  • pharmaceuticals and healthcare;
  • real estate;
  • retail;
  • sports;
  • technology and innovation;  
  • telecoms; and
  • travel, transportation and tourism.

Supported by HSM Chambers, an offshore law firm with experienced attorneys admitted in multiple jurisdictions, we have substantial experience in taking action to address the infringement of trademarks, copyrights, designs and patents and in the conduct of passing-off actions. We also offer investigative services to identify the source  and distributors of infringing goods, working closely with police and customs officials as necessary.

HSM IP is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Institute of Trademark Attorneys, the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Intellectual Property Caribbean Association. HSM IP is a regular exhibitor at INTA’s annual meeting and welcomes new visitors each year.

Contact details

68 Fort Street
George Town
PO Box 31726
Grand Cayman KY1-1207
Cayman Islands

T: +1 345 949 4766
F: +1 345 946 8825

Professional contacts

Huw Moses, Managing partner

Sophie Davies, Attorney

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