Chambers & Partners Latin America has ranked our firm with BAND 1. The directory states: “Highly distinguished practice fielding an experienced team in handling the full complement of IP matters. Team is particularly active representing clients from the entertainment and pharmaceutical industries on trade mark and patent matters, as well as copyright infringement, franchising agreements and IP litigation. Offers additional capabilities advising local and international clients on anti-counterfeiting and regulatory issues". Read more
Chambers & Partners has ranked our firm with BAND 1 in Intellectual Property. The directory highlights: "Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río "a well-versed practitioner. Clients endorse his copyright practice, characterising him as "a very knowledgeable lawyer in the IP field.” On the other hand, "The "diligent and responsible" Sasha Mandakovic Falconi is described by interviewees as being a "dedicated lawyer who is competent and efficient" and "a knowledgeable lawyer with a problem-solving approach" who "works in complex cross-border matters." "Clients acknowledge Cecilia Falconi Pérez as "a point of contact who works in a co-ordinated way and achieves good results." They express appreciation for her knowledge of the IP landscape.” "Associate-to-watch Jaime Mantilla Compte is considered to be "a very hard worker." They go on to add: "He's experienced and has a very good future in front of him." Read more
The World Trademark Review has ranked our firm with the GOLD distinction. The publication states: “The ensemble is renowned for its star-studded domestic client base, although it also has a healthy mix of big name companies on its books. Regardless of size and nationality, all clients capitalise on the firm’s extensive database of pending and registered trademarks – the most comprehensive of its kind in Ecuador – as an invaluable strategic tool. They also rely on the whetted advocacy skills and enforcement nous of the Falconi Puig professionals to extinguish any infringement concerns as soon as they arise.” Read more
In 2018, Managing Intellectual Property has ranked our firm with TIER 1 regarding to Trade mark contentious and Trade mark prosecution. We are also recommended in copyrights. Read more
THE LEGAL 500 has awarded Falconi Puig Abogados TIER 1 for IP, which places our attorneys among the leaders in the practice of Intellectual Property in Ecuador. The prestigious directory states “The ‘very good’ practice at Falconi Puig Abogados acts for foreign clients on a wide range of inbound IP matters. ‘Intelligent’ and ‘diligent’ co-head Sasha Mandakovic, along with well-regarded senior associate Jaime Mantilla, have been representing Banco Guayaquil in a trade mark opposition case brought by a third party arising from the client’s use of the term ‘Cash Back’ in an advertisement. Co-head Cecilia Falconi and associate Verónica Chiriboga acted for Illinois Tool Works (ITW) in litigation brought before the Ecuadorian National Directory of Industrial Property regarding the registration of the client’s ‘Zip-Pak’ mark. The practice, which includes senior associate Santiago Mosquera, is co-led by Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río, who often handles transactional matters and litigation”. Read more
Leaders League 2017 has ranked Falconi Puig Abogados as a Leading Firm in Trademark Prosecution in Ecuador. Also We have been ranked as Excellent for General Intellectual Property Litigation as well as for TMT and Highly Recommended for Plant Variety Protection.
Ecuador winner category: Firm of the year in Advertising law , Marketing law, and Promotion. Falconi Puig Abogados received the highest volume of nominations in this category.
Falconi Puig Abogados has been recognized by Corportate INTL as "Ecuador law firm of the year in Advertising law.”
Falconi Puig Abogados expertise in Advertising law has been highly recognized and as such our firm has become an exclusive member of GALA (Global Advertising Attorneys Alliance).