Our business is your trust

Firm Overview

With more that five decades of experience, Asesores Legales en Propiedad Industrial (ALPI) knows what it takes to defend your business. Our practice is specialized in the fields of Business Law, Real Estate Law, and Intellectual Property Law (IP Law).


ALPI is locally known as Bufete Acuña Montenegro. Established in 1956 (est.), we are one of the first law firms to provide specialized IP services in Costa Rica. We combine the experience of three generations of lawyers.


We have a commitment to the values of integrity, timeliness, creativity, reliability, and loyalty. Our attorneys are focused on providing dedicated and personalized service to our clients. Responsiveness and effective communication are keys to our success.

High professional standards and a strong, ethical, value-driven orientation, have allowed us to us to forge client-attorney relationships based on trust, backed by experience that comes from decades of intense practice and an intimate knowledge of the needs of international investors doing business in the Costa Rican legal environment.

We service clients from all across the globe, including individuals, corporations and small and medium-sized enterprises.

We provide legal services in San José, Costa Rica, with reach to places like Guanacaste, Tamarindo, Limón, and Puerto Viejo and most of the country.


ALPI is an active member of professional associations such as: International Trademark Association (INTA), American Bar Association (ABA), Costa Rican Chamber of Information Technology & Communication (CAMTIC), Internet Society (ISOC), Global Contract Management Association (IACCM), and International Lawyers Network (AEA).

Awards & Nominations

IP Law Firm of the Year 2013

IP Law Firm of the Year 2013

Leading Lawyer – Year 2014

Office Address (new)

ALPI (Asesores Legales en Propiedad Industrial)
No. 293 St. 39, Ave. 10 & 12, Los Yoses
San Pedro, San Jose 11501
Costa Rica

P.O. Box 662-1000, San José, Costa Rica

Tel. (506) 4082-8222 (new)

Inquiries: Info@AlpiLaw.com