Trademarks

Maintenance and Renewals

 

A mark is protected for ten years from the date of registration, and it may be renewed indefinitely. A renewal application should be filed from six months before the expiration date or during the grace period of six months after is expiration.

 

We handle applications, recording of assignments, mergers, licenses, agreements, changes of name, changes of address, security interests, registry updates and renewals. 

 

We provide legal counseling for Intellectual Property transactions such as licensing, franchising, or distribution agreements. We also assist in the negotiation with the local parties, investigations, and recording agreements at the official registers.

Guía Para Emprendedores

UNA PERSPECTIVA LEGAL PARA EMPRENDER DE MANERA SEGURA

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.