ANGELES PUENTE

ASSOCIATE

CONTACT

E-mail: apuente@falconipuig.com

Phone: +593 2 256 1808. Ext: 48

Fax: +593 2 256 7293

OFFICE HOURS

Monday to Friday:  Appointment times available upon request

 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Intellectual Property
  • IP Litigation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Angeles focuses her practice on intellectual property including litigation. Her clients include local and international companies from a wide range of industries, such as food and beverage, clothing, shoes, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, and telecommunication.

Her main services to clients include searching and clearing of trademarks as well as protection and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, and patents. Her legal advice in enforcement extends to anti-counterfeiting cases. She represents clients before the IP Office as well as before the Courts.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

She assisted in defending the registration of a well known trademark, related to products in the area of toilet paper, napkins, among other products against a third party which filed cancellation action for non-use. The case ended up in judicial stage.

She has successfully represented several Ecuadorian and international companies in actions concerning imitation and counterfeit goods.

She participated in several opposition and appeals procedures with favorable results. In Ecuador, she assisted in managing intellectual property portfolios for a variety of local and international companies.

EDUCATION

  • Specialization in Administrative Law. Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar. Quito, Ecuador. In progress.
  • JD (equivalent). Universidad de las Américas. Quito, Ecuador, 2007

BAR ADMISSIONS

Ecuador 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Colegio de Abogados de Pichincha
  • Asociación Interamericana de Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • Spanish