Types of Protection

Word, Design or Word+Design Marks
3D Marks
Certification/Collection Marks
Trade Names
Trade Dresses
Nontraditional Trademarks
Geographical Indications
Famous and Well-Known Marks

Bermeo & Bermeo Law Firm is a leader in obtaining protection of special types of marks. We obtained the first registrations for Appellations of Origin in the country: CAFÉ DE COLOMBIA Reg. No. I-001-2006 and HABANOS, Reg. No. I-002-2010, and now we have added protection for COGNAC as well as several GI's for Colombian Coffee.

Bermeo’s highly specialized team is the first choice for companies requiring assistance in protecting their appellations of origin, Geographical Indications (GIs), certification marks or collective marks.

Guía Para Emprendedores


La pandemia ha puesto en evidencia el gran potencial emprendedor que tenemos los ecuatorianos. Es más, el Ecuador pelea por los primeros puestos en capacidad de emprendimiento de la región. Cómo hacer para proteger tu negocio?

Coronavirus COVID-19 Intellectual Property Matters

CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS

The Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Office (SENADI) has partially resumed operations and reestablished deadlines to file oppositions. As Courts and government agencies slowly reopen, be sure to check our contingency plan which explains every stage of intellectual property procedures.

Prosecution Highlights 2019

Congratulations to our clients on their registration anniversaries and for obtaining their registration certificates in 2019.

We wish you a Hapy and Prosperous 2020!


Manchester United scores against #hashtag

 #Hashtags protected as trademarks have been arising uncertainty worldwide, Manchester United Limited opposed to the registration of #WE ARE UNITED EC.

A combination of two registered marks is still an infringement

In Consolidated Artists B.V. v. Marroquinera S.A. the IP Office held that a combination of two registered marks resulting in a confusingly similar mark is not subject to registration.