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A heavyweight voice on intellectual property

Sydney, Washington, Prague, Panama City, Cartagena and Brussels are some of the cities visited by María Cecilia Romoleroux for work in the last few months of 2017. Each month she spends just two weeks in Ecuador. Over time she has lost a little bit of that excitement for such a pace of life. The volume […] [ more ]

Los riesgos de no valorar la Propiedad Intelectual

¿De dónde nacen esas creencias populares que enfrentan a fabricante y consumidor? ¿Hemos entendido que proteger la propiedad intelectual beneficia no solo a los titulares de marcas, sino especialmente al consumidor? Fortalecer a las industrias y a los emprendedores a través de la propiedad intelectual podría impulsar el desarrollo de las economías generando puestos de […] [ more ]

Ecuador’s New IP Law: Key Changes and Provisions

The “Code for the Social Economy of Knowledge, Creativity and Innovation” was published on December 9, 2016 and repeals and replaces Ecuador’s previous national intellectual property law. Background As a member of the Andean Community, the relevant intellectual property provisions in Ecuador are Andean Decisions 345 (Plant Varieties), 351 (Copyright), 391 (Traditional Knowledge), and 486 […] [ more ]

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