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SANCHELIMA & ASSOCIATES, P.A. is generally recognized as one of the leading Intellectual Property firms in South Florida. It is also recognized as one of the nation’s leading law firms for Patent and Trademark matters in Cuba. The firms represents the Intellectual Property interests of several Fortune 500 companies in Cuba. The firm was established in 1977 and has grown steadily to become one of the best value firms in Miami. Most of our clients are leading mid-size retailers, distributors, services or major international companies. All our staff speak English and Spanish and in addition we can do business in Cuba, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Venezuela, China, Australia, Japan, Spain, France, and Germany, among many other countries. Our office is purpose-built, offering state-of-the-art telecommunications, information technology and conference facilities.

Our services include advice and consultations designed to maximize the value of our client’s intellectual property, the prosecution of a patent, trademark, copyright or U.S. customs registrations, ex-parte and inter-partes proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and litigation in both state and U.S. federal courts. The firm employs a computerized docketing system to assure that prompt and timely actions are taken to obtain and maintain all registrations on file and to meet every deadline imposed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Miami’s geographical location, at the crossroads of North America, South America, Europe and the Caribbean, makes it easily accessible. Miami is one of the most important financial centers with first-class international business and there is a growing awareness among many foreign companies and individuals of the unique advantages of using Miami as a business base. All these factors have contributed to the growth and status of SANCHELIMA & ASSOCIATES, P.A. as an international intellectual property law firm.

We pride ourselves on our extensive and expanding client base ranging from private individuals through a variety of corporate entities to multinational organizations, but we recognize that each of our clients is unique with particular business concerns. We exercise a personal commitment to all of them, to understand their objectives rapidly and effectively and to expedite solutions by means of clear and practical business-oriented legal advice and action. Our business lawyers in Miami are all specialists who call on the expertise of their associates in the firm when the client’s interests involve more than one area of the law. The application of professional excellence by all our lawyers and cross-utilization of specialist skills as and when appropriate result in the production of a comprehensive legal package, tailored to the specific circumstances of each client.

The firm operates on a departmental basis, covering all aspects of Intellectual Property law. Our office is fully staffed by local lawyers who advise a wide range of clients engaged in commerce and innovation on numerous legal matters, including all aspects of domestic and international intellectual property law, project financing, joint ventures, corporation arrangements, and contracts. The offices also conduct all types of litigation using the services of advocates in or associated with the firm.

Furthermore, through our extensive network of corresponding and associate offices around the world, which includes representation arrangements in Madrid, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Managua, Caracas, Bogota, London, Paris, Berlin, Sydney, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo, Moscow, and Zurich, we are able to offer legal advice in every part of the world when necessary. Through consistent striving for greater proficiency to meet and service the needs of our clients, we are equipped with the knowledge, dynamism and confidence to face the challenges of today’s business environment.

Year this Office was Established: 1977

Languages: Spanish and English