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Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Admired full-service firm with a well-regarded IP practice. Frequently retained by major multinationals to assist with the management of trade mark portfolios including registration, opposition and infringement. Possesses additional expertise in patent prosecution, plant varieties and contentious administrative IP proceedings. Also known to advise on publicity issues and anti-counterfeiting actions.

Notable practitioners

Francisco Pérez Gangotena is renowned in the market for his specialised IP practice. Sources attest to his reputation in the market, with one reporting: "He is a great lawyer who offers a good practice in the trade mark, patent and advertising fields." He also offers a wealth of experience in copyright and audiovisual production matters.

Senior associate Rafael González-Gómez de la Torre garners praise from market sources, who describe him as "an intelligent lawyer with a good presence in trade mark matters." He focuses his practice on IP infringement litigation, particularly across trade mark and copyright mandates.

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Overview

Our highly specialized team advises local and foreign clients on all areas of intellectual and industrial property, including:

  • Negotiating and/or structuring IP-related contracts including licensing, franchising and distribution agreements.
  • Trademark registration and portfolio management. We offer trademark protection strategies and our internal database enables us to monitor new brand names and help our clients stay on top of trademark renewals.
  • Protecting new plant varieties including flowers, fruits, or vegetables.
  • Copyright protection for photographs, architectural works, software, etc.
  • Advocating for our clients in trademark matters such as oppositions, administrative appeals, actions for cancellation.
  • Defending clients from third-party infringement of intellectual property. In complex cases, we work with PBP´s experienced dispute resolution team.
  • Assessment of intellectual property portfolios and identification of potential risks in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Training marketing and sales teams in Ecuadorian advertising and labeling regulations and reviewing promotional and advertising material to avoid infringements and ensure regulatory compliance.





Intellectual Property

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

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Location

Av. República de El Salvador N36-140,

Edificio Mansión Blanca

Quito

Pichincha

Ecuador

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Ecuador

Intellectual Property


Francisco Pérez Gangotena
Band 2
Rafael González-Gómez de la Torre
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