Franklin entered Estudio Bentata in 1974, which three years later became Estudio Bentata Hoet & Asociados, and he is founding partner of Bentata Hoet & Asociados (1979), now Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque. In recent years, Franklin has dedicated part of his professional activity to mediation and international negotiation, specializing in intellectual property.
Franklin Hoet-Linares is an international speaker on several legal and business topics, and he has participated as lecturer in congresses and conferences organized by guild associations of intellectual property, mediation and mining, gas and hydrocarbons in five continents, promoting values, such as life, peace, justice and human rights.
Franklin Hoet-Linares has authored several legal works edited in Venezuela such as La Protección de los Derechos de Propiedad Intelectual en las Américas [Protection of Intellectual Property Rights in the Americas], El Petróleo, Causa de Guerra o Instrumento para la Paz [Oil, Cause of War or Instrument for Peace], El Petróleo: Instrumento para la Paz y el Desarrollo [Oil: Instrument for Peace and Development], El Alcance y Ámbito de Aplicación de la Ley Venezolana de Minas y la Clasificación de los Minerales [Scope and Application Sphere of the Venezuelan Law on Mines and Mineral Classification], Efectividad de los Derechos de Propiedad Industrial en Venezuela [Effectiveness of Industrial Property Rights in Venezuela], El Contrato de Franquicia en Venezuela [Franchise Contracts in Venezuela], Pilatos Modernos [Modern Pilate], La Mediación como Fórmula Alterna de Controversias en la Propiedad Intelectual [Mediation as an Alternative Formula for Intellectual Property Disputes].
A lawyer from Universidad Central de Venezuela (1967) and a Doctor in Comparative Public Finances from the University of Paris (1969), Hoet-Linares was recognized by The Legal 500 as a Recommended Individual in the Intellectual property practice area in 2014.