Intellectual Property


Margarita co-leads PBP’s Intellectual Property practice. With an extensive and diverse background of over 30 years, she has consolidated her expertise in trademarks, patents, and copyrights. Her leadership has extended to the main international IP associations.

Margarita co-leads our Intellectual Property practice. She is highly experienced in managing the trademark portfolios of local and foreign clients in Ecuador. In addition to all aspects of trademark law, Margarita also advises on regulatory issues related to food and drug technical standards, consumer protection, advertising law, franchise agreements, and other agreements related to IP commercialization. She has experience in intellectual property issues related to e-commerce.





Quito Bar Association

Pérez Bustamante & Ponce, Partner (2023 - present)

Romero Corral Abogados, Founding Managing Partner (2014 - 2023)

MARKLAW, Founding Partner (2000 - 2014)

Falconí Puig, Intellectual Property Associate (1991 -1998)

ASIPI and INTA, several executive positions (2006 – present)

Fundación Reina de Quito, Pro bono advisor (2017 - 2022)

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito (Doctor in Jurisprudence, 1996)

Universidad de Alicante, Spain. (Master of Lawa in Intellectual Property (LL.M.) “V Magister LVCENTINVS”, 1998 - 1999).

Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Quito, Ecuador. (Postgraduate Certificate in Commercial Law, 1997)

Chambers Latin America 2024 (Intellectual Property)

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"Margarita Romero is an experienced and well-known attorney in IP mandates."

The Legal 500, 2024 (Intellectual property)

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"Trade Mark Star" 

Chambers Latin America - 2023 (Intellectual Property)

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“Margarita Romero displays great entrepreneurial and customer service awareness.”

The Legal 500 - 2023

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IP Stars - 2022

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“Trade Mark Star”

Leaders League - 2022

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“IP Litigation – Excellent”

“Innovation, Technology & Telecoms, Data Protection Law - Recommended”

WTR World Trademark Review - 2022

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Article in the Newsletter of the Global Advisory Council for Latin America and the Caribbean (GAC)

International Trademark Association (INTA), 2023.

ASIPI, “Cara a Cara”

Interviews and Podcast (2022 - 2023)