IP boutique Falconi Puig Abogados has announced the appointment of Santiago Mosquera and Jaime Mantilla as partners, effective May.
Mosquera has focused his practice on a full range of intellectual property matters, which allows him to advise clients on potential risks of doing business in Ecuador while protecting their IP portfolios including the search and clearance of new trademarks, prosecuting applications before the Ecuadorian Patent and Trademark Office, as well as managing international trademark campaigns.
In addition, he has extensive experience in all phases of administrative and civil litigation proceedings regarding IP matters, representing clients in several trademarks oppositions, cancellations, enforcement of rights and anti-counterfeiting actions before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Committee.
Mantilla is widely experienced in intellectual property, advertising law and data protection, including civil and commercial litigation. He advises both national and international companies from a wide range of industries such as food, beverages, footwear, cosmetics and banking, among others.
In addition, his practice includes the coordination of trademark, copyright and patent clearance and prosecution, as well as sanitary registrations, distribution agreements, licensing enforcement and anti-counterfeiting matters.