Hemil Rodriguez


Hemil Rodriguez joined the firm in 2017 as an Associate in the Intellectual Property Department of MINIÑO. 

He oversees all prosecution matters as they relate to patents, utility models and industrial designs in Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. He is also involved in patent enforcement procedures before administrative bodies. His experience involves advising and assisting clients in relation to office actions, oppositions and cancelation actions. As primary focus of his practice he handles patent portfolios for a number of international pharmaceutical companies.

Furthermore, his practice also involves advising clients in relation to advertisement law, data privacy protection and compliance, as well as in relation to consumer protection law.


  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents Prosecution and Enforcement
  • Copyright
  • Trademark Enforcement
  • ICT Law
  • Privacy and Data Protection
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Health regulations


  • LL.B./J.D. in Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santiago, Dominican Republic, 2014
  • LL.M in ICT Law, Social Networks and Intellectual Property, ESADE, Barcelona, Spain, 2015


  • Colegio de Abogados de la República Dominicana (CARD)
  • Dirección General de Cine de la República Dominicana (DGCINE-SIRECINE)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)


English, Spanish