HSM IP Ltd. provides worldwide intellectual property services, but specialises in the Caribbean. Based in the Cayman Islands our experienced team of attorneys 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 department whose members regularly contribute to leading IP publications. We have over 50 country guides for patents and trademarks 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.

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



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14/12/2020 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP Presents INTA Unreal Campaign to Over 200 Students

HSM IP is pleased to once again present the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Unreal Campaign to over 200 students at the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre (CIFEC) in December 2020. In order to reach the entire school population, the HSM Read more +

20/08/2020 | HSM IP LTD

HSM IP Authors Cayman Trade Mark Guide on Mondaq

Sophie Peat (Partner at HSM IP) has contributed to Mondaq’s Comparative Guides for Trade Marks in the Cayman Islands. Mondaq’s comparative guides provide an overview of the key points of law by carefully selected and internationally recognised experts. This tool Read more +

29/06/2020 | HSM IP LTD

New Trinidad & Tobago Trade Marks Law Implemented 25 June 2020

The long-awaited Trade Marks Act, No. 8 of 2015, (‘the New Act’) and accompanying Trade Marks Regulations, 2020, (‘the Regulations’) came into effect in Trinidad and Tobago on 25 June 2020. The Act was originally passed in June 2015, but Read more +


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