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José Rafael Bustamante Espinosa

Quito, Ecuador Latin America Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property , Corporate/Commercial
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Intellectual Property - Ecuador

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Co-head of department José Rafael Bustamante Espinosa continues to be well regarded by market commentators, with one saying: "He is a very good lawyer in the trade mark registration and opposition arena." He is also well placed to assist clients with patent and industrial design applications and infringement actions.
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Corporate/Commercial - Ecuador

Band 3

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Sources praise José Rafael Bustamante Espinosa for his longstanding presence in the corporate arena, with one describing him as "a very knowledgeable, skilled and respected lawyer." He continues to maintain a strong practice assisting clients with their M&A transactions.
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Commercial, corporate, civil, foreign investment, intellectual property; licensing agreements; distribution and agency agreements; oil and gas; mining; taxation; insurance; labour; banking law

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José Rafael has received market recognition for his "long-standing reputation" in the corporate and commercial sphere. He offers particular expertise in advising foreign clients doing business in Ecuador. His experience in the commercial arena is highly recognized by his clients and peers, as he has been a key figure in the corporate arena for over 35 years and he is a “go to” attorney when it comes to a comprehensive approach to complex matters and deals. José Rafael acts for listed and private companies, institutional investors and financial intermediaries, with a particular focus on the Consumer Goods / Food & Beverage, construction, manufacturing and energy sectors.

Senior and founding Partner of the IP department in the firm, José Rafael is one of the leading IP attorneys in the country. A longstanding career advising foreign and national clients in the protection of intangibles has earned him great recognition amongst his peers and clients. He leads the litigation intellectual property practice at the firm, where he actively handles high profile oppositions, cancellations and infringement cases.

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José Rafael Bustamante Espinosa

Bustamante & Bustamante

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Avenues Patria & Amazonas

Cofiec Building, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th,

18th Floors,

PO Box 17-01-02455

Quito

Pichincha

Ecuador

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