Bio

Eduardo Ríos is a partner at CorralRosales. He has more than 15 years of experience in ​​intellectual property and is head of the Anticounterfeiting department.

In the area of Anticounterfeiting, Eduardo advises clients on obtaining, consolidating, defending and exploiting their market and intellectual property rights. He encourages civil, criminal, administrative, sanitary and regulatory actions to ensure compliance with Intellectual Property regulations in Ecuador.

In the area of ​​Dispute Resolution on Intellectual Property issues, Eduardo advises clients in all administrative and judicial instances, including the national court of justice and the constitutional court. Throughout his career, Eduardo has been the first in obtaining judgments never before issued in Ecuador: for example, he obtained the first conviction against drugs counterfeiters, and the first sentence for deception to the buyer, through the sale of counterfeits.

Eduardo has extensive experience in adopting rapid and effective measures for the protection of rights, seeking to maximize the profitability of his clients’ intangibles.

Eduardo participates actively in forums and congresses on the protection of intellectual property rights, in different universities and organizations in the country. He has published several articles on various intellectual property issues for local and international journals.

Eduardo is a graduate from the Universidad Central del Ecuador and holds a degree in Public and Social Sciences from the same university. He´s also taken various courses in economics and finance.

Eduardo has been recognized in legal directories such as: IP STARS, Leaders League, Legal 500 and WTR1000.

Recognitions

2020, 2021, 2022

2015: Competition Antitrust

2016: Competition Antitrust

2018: Recommended Lawyer

2019: Rising Stars

2020: Rising Stars

2021: Rising Stars

2022: Rising Stars

2023: Intellectual Property | Tier 1 | Rising Stars

2024: Intellectual Property | Tier 1 | Rising Stars

2020: Trademark Litigation

2021: Rising Star 2021

2022: Notable Practitioner

2018: Recommended

2020: Recommended

2021: Recommended

2022: Recommended

2023: Recommended

2024: Silver Lawyer

2023: Intellectual Property | Trademarks

Practice Areas

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property

Industries

  • Distribution and Services
  • Food and Beverage
  • Pharma
  • Retail