Alfonso Rivera

TOBAR ZVS - Ecuador

Alfonso Rivera

TOBAR ZVS - Ecuador

Curriculum Vitae

Part of TOBAR ZVS (formerly Tobar and Bustamante) since 2000, where he is currently Partner and Director of the Intellectual Property area of the firm.

He is a doctor in Jurisprudence and a lawyer from the Catholic University of Ecuador, a senior specialist in Procedural Law from the Andean University Simón Bolívar and has a master’s degree in “Industrial and Intellectual Property and Law of the Information Society”, from the University of Alicante.

He has extensive experience in plant variety issues. He is the legal representative in Ecuador of the main companies that obtain roses in the world. He directs the area of ​​registration of plant varieties before SENADI and has designed and participated in campaigns against the “piracy” of roses in Ecuador, inspecting farms with the authorities, to verify the payment of royalties for the spread of roses. He has also advised legal offices of other countries in this matter. Participates in the elaboration of royalty contracts between breeders and rose producers, and conducts direct negotiations and mediations to achieve licensing.

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