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Km. 1.5 vía Samborondón, Edificio “Del Portal”, piso 2, oficina 203

PRESIDENT

Flavio Arosemena Burbano, LL.M.

farosemena@propiedadintelectual.com.ec

Nuestro Presidente y Fundador obtuvo los títulos de “Licenciado en Ciencias Sociales y Políticas” y “Abogado de los Tribunales y Juzgados de la República del Ecuador” de la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (UCSG) con distinción Magna Cum Laude, así como el título de “Legis Magíster (LL.M.) – Master en Derecho” de la Universidad de Georgetown en Washington D.C. (EE.UU.), en Estudios Legales Internacionales con concentración en Derecho de Propiedad Intelectual y Negocios.

Mr. Arosemena also obtain a "Specialist in Intellectual and Industrial Property" degree from the Catholic University of Guayaquil (UCSG), with the thesis "The Trademark Nullity Procedure under Andean Community Law".

Mr. Arosemena worked as an "International Legal Specialist" in the New York office of Winston & Strawn, LLP, participating in international cases dealing with legal issues resulting from the interaction of the Common Law and Civil Law systems.

Former Regional Director in Guayaquil and National Director in Quito of the Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Institute (IEPI).

Profesor de la materia “Derecho de Propiedad Intelectual” en la Escuela de Posgrado de la Universidad UEES.

Fue el Director Fundador de la carrera de Derecho de la Universidad Internacional del Ecuador (UIDE) en la ciudad de Guayaquil.

Mediator of the Business Mediation Center (CME) and Arbitrator of the Arbitration and Mediation Center (UEES).

He also was the first Ecuadorian to be invited to the "Colloquim of Intellectual Property Teachers" in Geneva, Switzerland, organized annually by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO).

He was the first attorney in Guayaquil to be included among the leader practitioners of Intellectual Property in the rankings World Trademark Review (WTR) and Chambers and Partners.

He is the author of the book “Right of Author for Authors and Executives” (IEPI, 2011).

Mr. Arosemena professional legal practice includes trademark, copyrights and patents, as well as franchises, valuation, unfair competition and publicity rights.

Languages: Spanish (first language) and English (legal-professional level).

Practice Areas: Intellectual Property Law, Franchise Law, Competition Law, Publicity Rights.  

Memberships:               

– Colegio de Abogados del Guayas (Ecuador)

– Foro de Abogados (Ecuador)

– Asociación de Abogados Extranjeros de la Universidad de Georgetown (FLAG)

– Georgetown Club of Ecuador

– Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Association

– Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property

– Instituto Interamericano de Derechos de Autor (IIDA)

– Asociación de Expertos en Propiedad Intelectual de la Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil (AEXPI-UCSG)

– Instituto Latinoamericano de Propiedad Intelectual para el Desarrollo (ILAPID)