Founding Partner

J Adames & Asociados

Bachelor of Laws from Apec University. Admitted to practice law in 2001. Her practice is concentrated in the field of intellectual property, administrative and judicial procedures, contracts, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Extensive experience in managing intellectual property portfolios of important local and international companies; Postgraduate studies in Civil Procedural Law at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Diploma in Intellectual Property at the University Pedro Henriquez Urena (UNPHU) and FINJUS, Diploma in Copyright at the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) and Oberta de Cataluña University, has completed advanced studies in intellectual property with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), among other institutions.

Has published several articles, among which the following can be highlighted: “Intellectual Property as a Fundamental Law”, “Legal Analysis of Domain Names and their Relationship with Distinctive Signs in the Dominican Republic”, “Protection of Unused Notorious Trademarks”, “Conflict Resolution of Domain Names: The New International Approach adopted by the Dominican Republic”, “Sensory Trademarks”, “The Value of Intellectual Capital”, “Use of Third Parties’ Trademarks in Advertising”, among others.

Guest lecturer for intellectual property issues for various organizations, including the Junior Chamber of the Dominican Republic, Ogilvy Matters- Advertising, Dominican National Judicial School, Ministries of Integrity and Wisdom and the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, where she has served as a substitute teacher.

Lecturer in motivation and personal growth. Graduated from the School of International Training of the International Junior Chamber (JCI) and Ex President 2004 of JCI – JAYCEES’72, Inc. She also worked for the law firm Headrick Rizik Álvarez and Fernández for 16 years. In 2010, she founded the boutique service law firm, J. Adames & Asociados.

Is a member of the Latin American Council of International and Comparative Law (COLADIC), the Dominican Association of Intellectual Property (ADOPI), the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), Junior Chamber of the Dominican Republic and the Network of Christian Lawyers the Dominican Republic.

Languages: Spanish, English and French (basic knowledge)


Areas of PracticeIntellectual Property, Copyright, Administrative and Judicial Litigation, Contracts, Conflict Mediation, Health Permits
DegreesLawyer, Postgraduate Degree in Law