Areas of Practice
  • Intellectual Property
  • Unfair competition
  • Domain Names
  • Entertainment Law
  • Advertising and Marketing Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Technology Law
  • Privacy and data protection
  • J.D. Universidad Iberoamericana of Santo Domingo (UNIBE), Dominican Republic, 1999
  • L.L.M in Intellectual Property (Magister Lucentinus), University of Alicante, Spain, 2000
  • Harvard Law School Executive Education, Leadership in Law Firms Program, September 2016
  • Instituto de Empresa (IE), Executive Legal Education, Program on Legal Project Management & Process Improvement, 2022
  • Certified Legal Project Practitioner (LPP) by the International Institute of Legal Project Management (IILPM), 2022
  • Certified Legal Process Improvement Professional™ (LPIP) by the International Institute of Legal Project Management (IILPM), 2022
  • Chambers and Partners
  • WTR 1000
  • Legal 500
  • IP Stars by Managing IP
  • Top 250 Women in IP 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Dominican Intellectual Property Association (ADOPI), member of the Board of Directors
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Co-chair of the Programming, Subcommittee of the Brands and Innovation Committee
  • Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • Dominican Republic Bar Association (CARD)
  • English
  • Spanish
  • “Inspiration and motivation come from Urko Ochoa, who holds the reins of the IP practice, and managing partner Orietta Blanco. Clients call them “incredibly supportive and attentive lawyers who take ownership of matters and offer up well-thought-out advice and creative solutions”. WTR 1000, 2022
  • “Managing partner Orietta Blanco is "a good lawyer who is dedicated to her clients," reports one interviewee. Another source highlights Blanco for "the quality of her work and the clients she has." She focuses her practice on the management of trademark and domain name portfolios both in the Dominican Republic and across the Caribbean.” Chambers and Partners, 2021
  • “Managing partner Orietta Blanco is another ace on multi-jurisdictional trademark protection; no matter how busy things get, she conducts herself with grace and poise, imbuing clients with great confidence that their matters are in the best of hands.” WTR 1000 2018.
  • “Clients are highly appreciative of the services provided by managing partner Orietta Blanco. They describe her as “a wonderful lawyer,” and add: “She is responsive, helpful and very good at communicating with us.” Chambers and Partners, 2017
  • “Committed to quality”, managing partner Orietta Blanco showcases a deft touch on the multi-jurisdictional management of IP portfolios. The quick, efficient operator also has “sparkling litigation and investigation skills”.” WTR1000, 2016
  • “Sources say the “excellent” Orietta Blanco is “very knowledgeable about the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean,” and “responds very quickly and efficiently.” She focuses on cross-border trademark and domain name issues.” Chambers and Partners, 2016
  • “Managing partner Orietta Blanco has a particularly faculty for the multi-jurisdictional management of trademark portfolios, a task that she performs with “incredible efficiency”.” WTR1000, 2015
  • “Managing partner Orietta Blanco nets a score of recommendations from sources across Latin and Central America. “She is highly qualified and provides perfectly straightforward advice”.” WTR1000, 2014
Managing Partner
Orietta Blanco

+1 (809) 566-7414

Orietta Blanco is the Managing Partner of MINIÑO and founder of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Practice.

Her practice encompasses all aspects of Intellectual Property Law. Orietta also handles copyright matters and provides advice on consumer and advertising law issues. She is the head of the privacy and data protection practice, and frequently advises local and foreign companies as regard privacy and data protection regulations and compliance.

As part of her leadership functions at the firm, Orietta is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term strategic management of MINIÑO. She works closely with the firm´s heads and advisors in the areas of human resources, technology, marketing, and finance.

Throughout her career, Orietta has taken an active role in several committees and organizations related to Intellectual Property law.

Citigroup Tower, Acrópolis Center, 11th Floor, Winston Churchill Avenue # 1099
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Telephone: 809-566-7414

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