Cabrera López

Francisco Cabrera López

New York
Francisco Cabrera is a member of the firm's Trademark, Copyright & Unfair Competition Practice. His practice focuses on trademark, copyright, false advertising and domain name matters, and includes litigation, domain name disputes, and trademark selection, clearance, prosecution and enforcement. 

Francisco has experience assisting clients in disputes, from investigations and demand letters onwards, in areas including trademark, copyright, and commercial disparagement. He has experience in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and UDRP disputes before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center.

Francisco has also advised clients in the film and entertainment industry on a wide range of matters such as tax credits for film productions, labor contracts, creative content licenses, work-for-hire contracts, and more.


  • University of Puerto Rico School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2019
  • University of Bristol, M.Sc., summa cum laude, 2013
  • University of Puerto Rico, B.A., 2010


  • Spanish


  • Experience before the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 
  • Managed portfolios comprised of hundreds of trademark filings across the globe, and handled U.S. and international trademark clearance and registration. 
  • Assisted dozens of clients with the recovery of domain names infringing their trademarks through via Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). 
  • Secured clients’ trademark rights through aggressive and creative prosecution strategies, including overcoming refusals from USPTO and foreign trademark offices.
Experience prior to joining Foley Hoag

  • Clerkship with Judge Migdalia Fraticelli at the Court of Appeals in Puerto Rico. 
  • Clerkship with Judge Wanda Cruz Vazquez at the San Juan Trial Court. 


  • Bell v. Publix Super Mkts., Inc.” chapter in FDLI’s Top Food and Drug Cases 2021 & Cases to Watch 2022

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