Chambers & Partners Latin America has ranked our firm with BAND 1 for IP. The directory states: “Stellar practice demonstrating an impressive track record advising on the full raft of IP issues. Retains a host of high-profile clients hailing from the banking, food and drink and pharmaceutical industries, as well as technology, retail and entertainment. Patent prosecution remains an area of strength, in addition to offering everyday assistance with trade mark registrations, as well as representing clients in administrative procedures and complex litigation in relation to opposition actions and infringement proceedings." 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

World Trademark Review has ranked our firm with the GOLD distinction. Te publication states: “Falconi Puig is the firm you always want to hire – it has a reliable, responsive and well-connected team and excellent quality-control processes. It knows the lay of the trademark land throughout Latin America and it never lets up in its quest for business-tangible results; such dedication resonates with major Ecuadorian companies and blue-chip international brand owners. Garnering warm recommendations from far and wide, Sasha Mandakovic is a repository of trust for many: Sasha is one of the best IP lawyers in the country. He’s creative and has outstanding negotiation skills enabling him to find solutions to problems without recourse to costly proceedings.” Mandakovic is a litigation and transactions supremo, as is all-round IP connoisseur Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Rio, the firm’s manager. Their partner Cecilia Falconi calls upon a wealth of prosecution experience when dispensing strategic advice.” Read more

In 2019, Managing Intellectual Property has ranked our firm TIER 1 regarding Trademark contentious and Trademark prosecution. We are also recommended in Copyright & related rights and Patents.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

In 2019 Leaders League has ranked Falconi Puig Abogados as Leading Firm in Trademark Prosecution. Also they have recognized the firm as Excellent in IP Litigation and Highly Recommended for Plant Varieties Protection and Enforcement & anti- counterfeiting actions." Read more

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).