Francisco Pérez-Gangotena

Partner

Partner

PBP Law

Francisco Pérez-Gangotena

Partner

Intellectual Property, Personal Data Protection

Francisco heads our Intellectual Property practice. Clients value his extensive experience and legal knowledge of trademark, copyright and audiovisual matters

Experience

Francisco leads our Intellectual Property practice. He is praised for the depth of his knowledge on copyright and audiovisual rights and frequently advises local producers of cinematographic works in Ecuador.

He has presided over the most important local IP associations such as the Ecuadorian Intellectual Property Association (AEPI), AIPPI – Ecuador and is a National Delegate for Ecuador at ASIPI and has been a Professor of Intellectual Property at local universities.

Recognitions

Professional Background

  • Pérez Bustamante & Ponce (1995 – present)
  • National delegate, Management Board, Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property, ASIPI (2016 – 2018)
  • Professor of Intellectual Property, Graduate Studies, Universidad de Las Américas, Quito, Ecuador (2015)
  • President, Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle, AIPPI – Ecuadorian Group (2009 – 2012)
  • President, Ecuadorian Association of Intellectual Property, AEPI (2008 – 2009)
  • Professor of Intellectual Property, Institute of Graduate Studies in International Science, Universidad Central del Ecuador, Quito (2002 – 2007)

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1993).

Languages

Spanish, English

Memberships

  • Ecuador Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

Admissions

Ecuador

Publications

PBP Insights – Francisco Pérez-Gangotena

AutoresAndrés BrownBruno PinedaDiego PerezEdgar UlloaFrancisco PerezJavier JaramilloJuan MarchanRafael GonzálezRodrigo Jijón
February 14, 2020

PBP recognized as a leading firm

The British publication Chambers & Partners, in its Chambers Global 2020 ranking, has once again highlighted PBP in all the practice areas it researches in Ecuador
Área de Práctica - Tributario - PBP Law Francisco Perez
February 17, 2017

Trademark license contracts now become effective after their registration

The Intellectual Property Law that was in force until December 9, 2016, provided that license contracts for trademarks, patents and plant breeds became effective towards third parties as of their…
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December 5, 2016

Code of Knowledge: Copyright / Software

  Software protection was one of the most debated areas during the legislative process. The enormous development in the technology and information industry since 1998 demanded substantial variations.  The new…
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