Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río
Name: Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río
Firm Name: Falconi Puig Abogados
Jurisdiction: Ecuador
Practice Area: IP Law

Telephone: +593 (2) 2561808,15
Fax: + 593 (2) 256-7293

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Professional Biography:

Leaders in Law endorses Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río as our exclusively recommended IP Law expert in Ecuador. If you wish to get in touch with Carlos please use the contact information provided above.

Dr. Arroyo Del Rio focuses his practice on Intellectual Property, Advertising and Commercial Law, including litigation. His experience includes representing and counseling major local banks and food manufacturers (bakery products, beverages, wine and spirits) on transactional and contentious matters in Latin America.

In his transactional IP practice, he manages Ecuadorian and international IP portfolio for several of the largest local companies and multinationals, securing strategic and strong formal IP protection, coordinating trademark and patent clearance and prosecution, as well as due diligences, licensing, enforcement and anticounterfeiting matters.

His litigation practice is comprised of intelligence gathering, preparing strategy, drafting pleadings, delivering oral statements and negotiating settlements in trademark and patent infringement, advertising, commercial and unfair business cases before appeal committees, the Ecuadorian Patent and Trademark Office and ordinary courts including the Supreme Court.

Renowned specialist on Intellectual Property with particular strength in Trademark law according to the publication Chambers & Partners.
In addition to litigation, his advertising law experience includes serving as counsel to the Board of the National Association of Advertising Agencies and for companies in several diverse industries he advises on advertising programs, campaigns, spots and sweepstakes. Appointed as the Ecuadorian member of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance GALA since 2009. In 2010, he was recognized by Global Law Experts as the leading advertising law expert in Ecuador; and in 2011 as the leading expert for Advertising advice in Ecuador by Corporate INTL.

In the Commercial Law area, he structures, drafts and negotiates franchising and joint venture contracts, counsels clients regarding mergers and acquisitions, breaches of agreement and market entry, coordinates and conducts intangible assets valuation.

IP Law Practice:

Intellectual Property is often the most valuable asset that a company or person has, whether we are talking about patents for an international pharmaceutical company, copyrights of a movie studio, the brand of a consumer product or the domain name of a small business. At Falconi Puig we understand this and constantly strive to be at the forefront of the latest IP developments.

Our experienced IP lawyers offer practical and proactive solutions to our clients on IP issues. We understand that in these competitive and demanding times, our clients need to quickly obtain effective protection of their copyrights and register their trademarks and patents, while remaining within a strict budget.

Our professional support team responds to these needs in a timely manner. We assist our clients in the protection of their trademarks, patents, designs, invention, copyrights and related rights in Ecuador and abroad. Through our global network of partners in the Andean Region, we are ideally positioned to protect the rights of our clients at national and international levels.

In addition to legal advice, permits and administrative processes, we also provide expert litigation services relating to rights violation, forgery, oppositions and cancellations, among others.

Falconi Puig Abogados:

Our law firm was founded in Quito in 1972. We offer our professional services to local and foreign clients of all sizes and trade names. Our portfolio of clients includes individuals and entrepreneurs to large global companies.

Our lawyers specialize in various areas of the Law, with recognized experience in Intellectual Property. We try to anticipate the development and needs of our clients and their market in order to advise, foresee and act in their best benefit.

We consider a high-priority to know and to understand the industry and the businesses of our clients, in order to personalize our legal advice in agreement with their objectives and circumstances.