The Injunctive Relief practice area of Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret litigates an injunction proceeding with more regularity than most law firms in Puerto Rico. For the past ten (10) years, the Firm has presented and defended well over sixty (60) cases involving injunction petitions or requests for other extraordinary remedies. This vast experience allows the attorneys of Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret to design and implement a litigation strategy that works in a matter of days and, sometimes, in a matter of hours.
Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret has been engaged to represent various clients in injunction litigation related to high-profile individuals and issues of high public interest. Similarly, the injunction litigation handled by the Firm covers a wide array of legal problems, including controversies of Constitutional Law, Trademarks, Franchising and Distribution, Intellectual Property, Corporations, Public Health and Safety, Administrative Law, and Antitrust, among others.
Some notable representations include:
- Municipio Autónomo de San Juan v. Urban Transit Solutions, Inc., Civil No. SJ2014CV00037 (907) (Ct. First Instance, San Juan, June 10, 2014) (issuing a preliminary injunction in favor of the Municipality of San Juan with regards to the administration of parking meters throughout the Island’s capital).
- Municipio de San Juan v. SMG Medical Services And Supply, Inc., Civil No. K PE2013-2688 (904) (Ct. First Instance, San Juan, May 3, 2013) (issuing a temporary restraining order in favor of the Municipality of San Juan ordering the continued operation of public health facilities by a private contractor).
- GEVA Engineering Group, Corp. v. Furmanite America, Inc., Civil No. K AC2011-0697 (904) (Ct. First Instance, San Juan, Oct. 11, 2012) (denying a preliminary injunction petition under Law No. 75 and Law No. 21, and upholding the termination of GEVA as Furmanite’s non-exclusive sales representative).
- Roberto Cedo Gaudier, et al. v. Elmec Industries, Inc., et als., Civil No. 11-cv-01585-DRD (D.P.R. Dec. 13, 2011) (successfully argued a Motion to Dismiss a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction petition that resulted in the voluntary dismissal of the preliminary relief sought by plaintiffs under Lanham Act).
- R. Best Boxing Promotion, Inc. v. Javier Bustillo, et als., Civil No. F PE2010-0814 (401) (Ct. First Instance, Carolina, Aug. 24, 2010) (granting a Motion to Dismiss preliminary injunction that resulted in the Court’s dismissal of the entire complaint).
- Santiago-Sepúlveda v. Esso Standard Oil (Puerto Rico), Inc., 582 F. Supp. 2d 154 (D.P.R. 2008); Santiago-Sepúlveda v. Esso Standard Oil Co. (Puerto Rico), Inc., 634 F. Supp. 2d 201 (D.P.R. 2009); Santiago-Sepúlveda v. Esso Standard Oil Co. (Puerto Rico), Inc., 638 F. Supp. 2d 193 (D.P.R. 2009) (denying a preliminary and permanent injunction petition and upholding the validity of the gasoline franchise offers made by the client to former-Esso Standard Oil (Puerto Rico), Inc. franchisees, following this wholesaler’s withdrawal from the Puerto Rico market).