HSM IP Ltd. provides worldwide Intellectual Property (IP) services and specialises in Caribbean IP including trade marks, patents, designs and more.

Based in the Cayman Islands our experienced team of IP / trade mark lawyers and paralegals deliver first class service to a broad client base which includes major Fortune Global 500 brand owners, international law firms and other specialist IP practices.

Our interactive database enables us to proactively manage each client’s portfolio efficiently and cost-effectively in an environmentally friendly and substantially paperless workplace. It also enables us to fulfil our clients’ specific reporting and invoicing requirements, including multi-currency invoicing and e-billing.

The growth of our firm has enabled us to establish a specialist Caribbean IP department whose members regularly contribute to leading Intellectual Property publications. HSM IP is the only specialist Intellectual Property law firm in the Cayman Islands and is renowned for its niche as a “one-stop-shop” for Intellectual Property throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America and beyond.

We have over 50 country guides for patents and trade marks across the Caribbean, which can be viewed on this page.

We have substantial experience in taking action to address the infringement of trade marks and patents and in the conduct of passing-off actions. We are also able to offer investigative services to identify the source of, and distributors of, infringing goods, working closely with police and customs officials as necessary.

The HSM IP team has a great deal of experience in working with cutting edge technology clients.

Key Services:

  • Worldwide intellectual property portfolio management including full IP docketing and e-billing services;
  • Specialist Caribbean, Central and South American, and Offshore Intellectual Property advice;
  • Full service IP protection, enforcement and dispute resolution services;
  • The preparation and negotiation of IP assignments, licence agreements, franchise agreements, settlement and coexistence agreements;
  • Anti-counterfeiting advice and investigative services;
  • IP searching and watching services;
  • Annuity, renewal and maintenance services.

Our Intellectual Property services have been ranked by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, World Trade Mark Review 1000 and Managing IP Stars.

Main Contact:
Huw Moses
Managing Partner
Email: hmoses@hsmoffice.com

HSM IP Ltd. is a law firm recognised under the Legal Practitioners (Incorporated Practice) Regulations, 2006 (as amended).

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27/06/2024 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP to Attend MARQUES Annual Conference 2024

HSM IP’s Intellectual Property Manager, Kate Cleary, will attend MARQUES Annual Conference 2024 in Stockholm, Sweden from 24-27 September 2024. The theme for the MARQUES Annual Conference 2024 is ‘The Many Traits of the Trademark Expert’. Sessions will cover diverse Read more +

19/04/2024 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP Contributes Cayman Trade Mark Chapter in ICLG 2024

HSM IP has once again contributed to the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Trade Marks. Click here to read our Cayman Islands 2024 Trade Mark chapter by Huw Moses, Mrinali Menon and Kate Cleary. This guide is now in Read more +

22/03/2024 | HSM IP LTD

IP Reform Enactment Imminent for Bermuda

As reported by HSM IP, Intellectual Property (IP) reform is in the pipeline in Bermuda, with the Government of Bermuda’s Registry General sharing recently that the enactment of its updated Trade Marks Law is anticipated later in 2024. The Registry Read more +


The firm is a member of INTA, CITMA, AIPLA and IPCA