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Our team is recognized as one of the best options for clients due to our abilities in the area and the integral focus on consulting that we offer. We would like to help you.

TOBAR ZVS is a pioneer Firm in Intellectual Property services in Ecuador due to our comprehensive focus that articulates handling local and international portfolios of IP rights, systematic management of enforcement and anti-counterfeiting, including border measures at multi-jurisdictional level, as well as monetizing intangibles for companies, based on Intellectual Property.

With over 20 years of experience, we have a thorough knowledge of each of the areas of Intellectual Property, which enables us to successfully counsel our clients.

We design and execute strategic anti-counterfeiting and enforcement campaigns against IP rights’ violations for worldwide renowned software, communications and entertainment companies.

As to plant breeder’s rights, our combined portfolio of clients represent 65% of rose varieties with presence in international markets.

Our services include contract advisory to benefit the client with a broad protection of its rights.

Members of the Firm have been awarded international recognitions, such as that from the Department of State of the USA (photo), for their contribution to the protection of the Intellectual Rights, including the help to frame a draft and promoting a world-class law, two decades ago.

Our IP team is highly specialized and acknowledged and we use cutting-edge technology  for an efficient and effective protection of the IP rights.

Besides taking care of patent, trademarks, plant breeder’s rights, copyright registrations and handling trademark portfolios, we offer our clients a personalized counseling at both, the innovation and the strategic planning stages; particularly through our Entrepreneurs’ Desk, we suggest alternatives to optimize the protection of their creations by means of the different figures of the IP, with a view to their business monetization.

  • Full availability search
  • Trademark Registration, trade names, slogans and nontraditional marks
  • Change of name, assignment of rights, change of address and renewal
  • Management of national and international trademark portfolio
  • Watch service
  • Oppositions
  • Market Research
  • Non-use cancellation actions
  • Nullity actions
Patents & Utility Models
  • Full availability search
  • Analysis of patent’s specification and claims
  • Patent and utility model registration
  • Analysis and response to office actions and examinations
  • Patent Division and Merge
  • Patent maintenance
  • Change of name, assignment of rights and change of address
  • Oppositions
Industrial Designs
  • Full availability search
  • Industrial design registration
  • Change of name, assignment of rights and change of address
  • Oppositions
  • Copyright registration (literary, audiovisual, artistic, scientific & software work)
  • Assignment of rights
  • License and exploitation of copyright
Plant Varieties
  • Plant varieties registration
  • Live sample deposit
  • Plants Breeders Rights maintenance
  • Change of name, assignment of rights and change of address
  • License contracts
Geographical Indications
  • Counseling for declaration of protection
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Infringement actions for violation of IP rights
  • Boarder measure (Customs)
  • Judicial actions
Businesses & Technology Transfer
  • Structure of Rights by Business Model
  • Consultancy for drafting clauses related to IP in commercial and labor contracts
  • Consultancy on IP Distribution Agreements
  • Franchises and Licensing of IP rights
  • Confidentiality and Non-Competition Contracts
  • Confidential Information Deposit
  • Due Diligence