Mr. Martinez represents numerous local and multinational enterprises in matters of intellectual property registration and enforcement, admiralty and shipping, and general civil litigation. His litigation practice includes client representation at mediation, through trial and appeal.
Mr. Martinez enforces trademark and copyrights in the United States District Courts of both Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. He also has a robust practice prosecuting trademark registrations in Guam, publishing cautionary notices in jurisdictions lacking trademark registration regimes, and registering trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In 2004, Mr. Martinez , along with one of the firm's other partners, William Blair, coauthored the chapter relating to Guam Intellectual Property law in the Intellectual Property World Desk Reference, published by Kluwer Law International.
Mr. Martinez has extensive admiralty and shipping experience ranging from representation of vessel owners, charters and cargo owners, including U.S. Oil Pollution Act of 1990 issues, and defending vessels in collision and property damage, personal injuries and cargo damage claims. He currently serves as the Guam correspondent for two of the world's leading mutual protection and insurance clubs.
He is also the current President of the Guam Bar Association and thus serves on a number of the Bar Association's committees. He also serves on the Standing Committee for Attorney Discipline for the United States District Court for the District of Guam.
Phi Delta Phi (Magister, Shenk Inn, 1992-1993); Alpha Kappa Psi. Judicial Extern to Hon. Terry J. Hatter, Jr., U.S. District Judge, Central District of California, Spring 1993. Law Clerk to Hon. Benjamin J.F. Cruz, Judge, Superior Court of Guam, and Special Judge, Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, 1993-1994; Attorney Member, District Court of Guam Local Admiralty Rules Drafting Committee, 2012; Director, Guam Chamber of Commerce, 2012 - 2013.