Managing Partner at Romero Corral Abogados
Margarita Romero Rosales is the managing partner of Romero Corral Abogados. She obtained her law degree and JD from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador; her LLM in intellectual property from the University of Alicante; and a postgraduate certificate in business law from the Simon Bolivar Andean University.
Ms Romero Rosales has lectured in intellectual property at the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador Faculty of Law and given several presentations, at home and abroad, on intellectual property and e-commerce.
Her approachable manner, vast experience and tireless advocacy on behalf of her clients are the most valuable assets of the firm. These characteristics have also enabled her to build excellent relationships with the examiners of the Ecuadorean Intellectual Property Office.
Ms Romero Rosales has been very active in several IP associations. INTA has invited her to be part of Latin American and the Caribbean Global Advisory Council for the 2020-2021 term on the basis of her participation and active role in several activities to improve the Ecuadorian IP legislation and working with and on behalf INTA for the recognition of the IP rights of brand owners in Ecuador and the Andean region.
She is serving her second term on INTA’s Law Firms Committee and is part of the project team organising the next INTA Latin American meeting in 2021.
She is also helping with the COVID19 Donation Campaign organised and still on-going for all INTA members and non-members – a great opportunity to offer aid to the most vulnerable and families living in extreme poverty in Ecuador.
Ms Romero Rosales sits on the Patent Committee of the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property. She attended the European Communities Trademark Association meetings in the past four years, and participated in and coordinated the Ecuadorian group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property until 2018.
Ms Romero Rosales is a sports enthusiast, a marathoner and cyclist who has taken part in various national and international competitions.