Rodrigo V. Bermeo-Andrade
 

Partner

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Intellectual Property | IP Licensing | Corporate Law | Taxation

 

 

Partner

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World Trade Center B-12
Av. 12 de Octubre y Cordero
Quito, 170517, ECUADOR

+593 (2) 255-6028
+593 (2) 256-4620
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EDUCATION

LL.M. in American Law, 2009; Boston University, Boston
Concentrations:

  • International Business Practice
  • Intellectual Property

Lawyer; B.A. in Law, 2007, Universidad San Francisco, Quito

ADMISSIONS

New York, 2011
Ecuador, 2007

Ecuadorian Supreme Court
Andean Court of Justice
Intellectual Property Office
All Courts in Ecuador

LANGUAGES

English
Spanish
French (basic)

 

Rodrigo formally joined our firm in 2005. He obtained his LLM in Boston University and is also admitted to practice in the State of New York. Before re-joining us in 2010, he worked at a top tier law firm in Washington, DC.

His main practice is trademark prosecution in Ecuador and Latin America. He handles IP matters such as trademark clearance, trademark applications and TM oppositions in all Latin America. He overviews and organizes regional trademark portfolios and handles regional litigation or oppositions.

In Ecuador, Rodrigo handles oppositions and trademark litigation and clients seek him for complex matters that require thorough and creative strategies.

Rodrigo also assists our clients in the commercial aspects of licensing or franchising, reviews international contracts for Ecuadorian law compliance, and counsels in matters relating taxation, and tax planning.

Publications:

“Effects of the VAT's zero-rate in the Ecuadorian productive industry”, 2007."

 

Leadership:
Rodrigo is member of the Famous & Well Known Marks Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA).

 

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Intellectual Property
  • IP Licensing
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Taxation