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Falconi Puig Abogados

Intellectual Property

4 ranked lawyersBand 1EcuadorLatin America 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Market-leading boutique IP firm with a wide coverage of the market, assisting clients with trade marks, patents and copyright matters. Strong bench of practitioners remains well equipped to handle a variety of contentious proceedings, including oppositions, infringement and nullity actions, as well as anti-counterfeiting. Enjoys an impressive client portfolio of domestic and multinational companies from a diverse array of industries such as technology, food and drink and entertainment.

Strengths

An interviewee is quick to compliment the firm, stating: "They are very knowledgeable, commercially minded and are very helpful at developing recommendations." They go on to add: "They have a very good trade marks practice and they have been very creative and innovative in their advice." Another market source reports: "They are a highly specialised firm in the area offering excellent advice in the registration and enforcement of trade marks," adding that they offer a "top-tier IP practice."

Work highlights

Assisted Industria Dacar with a nullity action related to the registration of colour combination trade marks for car batteries.

Notable practitioners

Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río garners praise from clients, with one stating: "He is a great lawyer with absolute knowledge of the IP arena." Another interviewee remarks: "He is a highly experienced practitioner with detailed and studious advice." He routinely assists clients with the management of their trade mark and patent portfolios, as well as advising on licensing agreements and anti-counterfeiting actions.

Cecilia Falconi Pérez garners praise from a client who highlights her as an "excellent IP lawyer with strong technical skills." Another interviewee confirms: "She is an intelligent lawyer who actively leads the firm's trade mark practice." She offers additional expertise assisting clients with anti-counterfeiting and copyright mandates.

Up-and-coming partner Jaime Mantilla Compte garners ample praise from clients, with one reporting: "He is an intelligent young lawyer with a broad knowledge of the trade mark arena." Another interviewee enthuses: "He explains technical questions clearly so that nothing is left unanswered."

Well-regarded partner Sasha Mandakovic Falconi advises clients on contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters, as well as patent applications and anti-counterfeiting actions. A client endorses his abilities in the area, stating: "He is very creative and innovative in his advice and offers a very personalised service." A different interviewee reports: "He has a strong IP practice and offers specialist advice in the area."

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Ecuador

Intellectual Property


Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río
Band 2
Cecilia Falconi Pérez
Band 3
Jaime Mantilla Compte
Up and Coming
Sasha Mandakovic Falconi
Band 2