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J.D MARGARITA ZAMBRANO

Senior Partner

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Lawyer of the Courts of the Republic and Bachelor of Legal Sciences since 1994. Principal Partner of Meythaler & Zambrano Abogados.  

Designated by her colleagues as one of the best lawyers practicing in Intellectual Property and has published on several occasions. She has participated as a panelist in Seminars and Conferences on Intellectual Property, Community Law and Integration and Trade in the CAN countries.​

PRACTICE AREAS

Intellectual property

Trademarks

Copyright

Industrial Designs

Geographical Indications

Trade Secrets

OUTSTANDING POSITIONS

  • Vice President of the Ecuadorian-Peruvian Chamber of Commerce and Integration CAMEPE, 2006-2008 and 2021-2023.

  • President of the WIP ECUADOR Foundation Women in the Legal Profession, 2018 -2023

  • Member of the Subcommittee on Oppositions and Cancellations of INTA, 2016 - 2018. 

  • Member of the ASIPI Social Responsibility Committee, 2011 - 2021

  • President of the Ecuadorian-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (CCEB), 2015-2017. 

  • Member of the ASIPI Diversity Committee, 2019-2021

  • Vice-consul of Ecuador in New York City, 1982-1988. 

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Ecuadorian-Peruvian Chamber of Commerce and Integration, CAMEPE, 2001-2006. 
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Ecuadorian-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, CCEB, 2001-2017

  • Vice President of the Ecuadorian-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, CCEB 2004-2006 and 2013-2015. 

  • Vice President of the Federation of Binational Chambers of Ecuador FECABE2015-2016. 

  • Member of the Anti-Piracy Committee of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property, ASIPI 2007-2009. 

  • Member of the Traditional Knowledge Committee of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property, ASIPI 2009-2011.  

  • Member of the Intellectual Property Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce ICC Ecuador 2018-2022

MAIN ACTIVITIES

Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the Universidad de las Américas, 2011-2014.

Member of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), of the Forum of Lawyers of the Judicial Function of Ecuador, of the Intellectual Property Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce ICC Ecuador, and the ASIPI PRO BONO Committee (2020-2024).

Margatia has contributed articles on Intellectual Property for national and international magazines and publications and updates to the  Ecuador chapter of “Trademarks Throughout the World”.

 

Representative in Ecuador of the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice of the New York City Bar Association, for the Women in the Profession (WIP) program, since 2016​ .

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish and English.