E-mail: jmantilla@falconipuig.com

Phone: +593 2 256 1808. Ext. 09

Fax: +593 2 256 7293


Monday to Friday:  Appointment times available upon request



  • Intellectual Property
  • Data Protection
  • Advertising Law
  • Litigation
  • Regulatory Affairs


Jaime concentrates his practice in Intellectual Property, Advertising Law and Data Protection, including civil and commercial litigation. He has advised national and international companies from a wide range of industries such as food, beverages, footwear, cosmetics and banking.

In his practice, he collaborates in coordinating trademark, copyright and patent clearance and prosecution as well as sanitary registrations, distribution agreements, licensing, enforcement and anti-counterfeiting matters.

Jaime has been a member of the technical meetings of the National Institute of Normalization (INEN) for the study and adoption of beverage industry standards.


  • Participated in a case for the recovery of a well-known international footwear trademark which was unlawfully registered in Ecuador to an unrelated party.
  • Pursued enforcement and anti-counterfeiting actions for several Ecuadorian and international companies, including copyrights of a renowned Mexican author, which lead to preliminary injunctions whereby, counterfeited books where seized and destroyed.
  • Successfully participated in opposition procedures based on the reproduction of one of the most recognized French Geographical Indications.
  • Ecuadorian and international IP portfolio assistance for several of the largest industrial companies in Ecuador, as well as obtainment of sanitary registrations and/or permissions.
  • Has sponsored one of the main Ecuadorian Banks in civil trials for moral damages with favorable results.
  • Provides advice to different companies with the revision of their privacy policies and information management of their clients.


Jaime's legal work has been recognized by international directories, such as: Chambers and Partners Global and Chambers and Partners Latin America.


  • Intensive Postgraduate Course on Copyrights, Universidad de Buenos Aires, 2008
  • JD (equivalent), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, 2007




  • Colegio de Abogados de Pichincha 
  • International Trademark Association (INTA) 
  • Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) 


  • Vice President of the Intellectual Property Committee of the Ecuadorian American Chamber of Commerce Quito (AMCHAM) - March 2019 - present.
  • Member of the Data Protection Committee of the Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI) - February 2019 - present.
  • Member of the Country Information Manual Committee of the Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI (ASIPI) - June 2013 - December 2018.
  • Member of the International Chamber of Commerce Commission on Intellectual Property chapter Ecuador - December 2018 - present.


  • Collaborated in the article titled Enforcement of IP Rights, published by “IP Value 2006: Building and Enforcing Intellectual Property Value”. Editorial Globe White Page Ltd. London, United Kingdom, 2005.
  • Collaborated in the article titled Copyright Litigation in Ecuador, published by “European Lawyer Reference”. Futurelex Limited. London, United Kingdom, 2010.
  • Article titled “Competencia Desleal en el Entorno Digital”, published in Volume III of the “Intellectual Property Magazine” of the Catholic University of Guayaquil. Ecuador, 2


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  • Spanish