Santiago Mosquera Alcocer


Tel: +593 2 256-1808 ext. 1062

«The value of an idea lies in the using of it.»

Thomas Edison

Santiago Mosquera Alcocer is a partner at Falconi Puig Abogados. With almost 20 years of experience, he focuses his practice on law related to intellectual property, advertising and marketing and company and commercial.

He has had extensive experience of advising national and foreign clients on structuring their trademark portfolio. He provides: consultancy on advertisements, publicity and promotional campaigns for different sectors of the industry, and; intellectual property-related strategy, planning and representation in both administrative and judicial proceedings. He has represented the firm’s clients in numerous opposition proceedings and actions for cancellation, among others.

Santiago’s continuing professional development and training, his years in professional practice (at a number of prestigious international firms), wide variety of consultancies and university teaching attest to his ability as a persuasive professional. He has well developed negotiation and communication skills, which he uses in his corporate and commercial practice to advise in areas such as dispute resolution between partners and shareholders and in the ongoing consultancy he provides to different types of companies.

  • Intellectual Property and Information Technologies Law Specialization Course, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
  • Master’s degree in Law, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Master’s degree in Law, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar
  • Advanced Specialization in Financial, Stock Exchange and Insurance Law, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar
  • Law degree, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
  • Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Association (AEPI)
  • Tenured lecturer in Economic Law and Strategic Sectors and International Commercial Law, University of the Americas UDLA, Quito, Ecuador – 2014 to present
  • Leaders League 2022:
    IP Litigation – Leading
    Patent Prosecution – Highly Recommended
  • He has been involved in numerous anti-counterfeiting actions for companies predominantly linked to the fashion industry. These have led to the imposition of precautionary measures, as a result of which the counterfeit products have been withdrawn from the Ecuadorian market and subsequently destroyed.
  • He has carried out anti-counterfeiting actions for one of the largest and best-known Ecuadorian media and entertainment companies, which has resulted in the infringements being stopped, as well as negotiation and signing of settlement agreements with the perpetrators.
  • He has represented a well-known publishing company in Latin America, in action defending their intellectual property rights, with favourable results for the clients.
  • He was involved in the recognition of the protection process for a designation of origin in Ecuador – the first recognition of such a denomination in South America.
  • He represented one of Ecuador’s largest banks in action defending their intellectual property, satisfactorily safeguarding the client’s rights in relation to what was potentially a significant financial amount of money.
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