Laura Beléndez-Ferrero

Laura Beléndez-Ferrero

Blog: Temas de propiedad intelectual

Ms. Belendez-Ferrero is a Member of Ferraiuoli LLC.

Laura Beléndez-FerreroMs. Beléndez–Ferrero’s main areas of practice are civil and commercial litigation, focusing on intellectual property, trademarks, copyright matters and distribution disputes. Ms. Beléndez–Ferrero has argued before the First Circuit Court of Appeals in the cases of Mercado–Alicea v. P.R. Tourism Co., 396 F.3d 46 (1st Cir. 2005) and Estate of Roberto Hevia v. Valcarce, et al. (1st Cir. 2009). She has also participated in several trademark and copyright infringement cases, attending preliminary injunction hearings and both bench and jury trials.

Ms. Beléndez-Ferrero supervises the federal and Puerto Rico trademark registrations, actively participating in opposition and trademark proceedings both before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and also in the Puerto Rico State Department.

Ms. Beléndez–Ferrero has been involved in First and Fourteenth Amendment cases before the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, where she has attended civil jury trials and various injunction hearings. Ms. Beléndez–Ferrero has also participated in the active litigation of Law 75 cases, that is, the Distribution and Representation Act of Puerto Rico. She also has also lectured with advertising agencies, universities and professional organizations regarding copyright and trademark infringement in the media.

She co-authored Puerto Rico: A Mixed Legal System, 32 Rev. Jur. U.I.AP.R. 288 (1998).