Dr. Bruce Horowitz

Attorney in Quito, Ecuador
Co-founder of the Firm, Bruce Horowitz leads the Intellectual Property Area in producing creative and cutting-edge legal work. Highlights include the world's first texture mark registration, the first sound mark registration in South America, the first electronic US trademark application filed from Ecuador for an Ecuadorian Trademark and the use of new criminal procedures in enforcing IP rights against pirates and counterfeiters. In Anticorruption, he provides seminars and training courses on compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, how to do business in Ecuador, and the use of positive deviance methods to avoid submitting to extortion attempts.


In Intellectual Property: ABA International Intellectual Property Rights Committee (Former Chair). International Trademark Association (Former Chair of Latin America Geographical Indications Sub-committee).

In Anticorruption/FCPA Compliance: Co-chair, ABA Anticorruption Committee. Anti-extortion presentations for ABA, IBA, INTA, World Bank, IADB. ABA's Rule of Law Initiative. Positive Deviance project against governmental extortion

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Areas of Law

  • Anticorruption/FCPA Compliance
  • Intellectual Property


Experience & Credentials


Senior Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, Alaska (ret. 1991)
1985, Ohio
2012, Ecuador

Law School Attended

New York University, USA
Class of 1976

University Attended

Catholic University of Quito, Ecuador
Class of 2005
Post-graduate Degree
Public Corruption Prevention


English and Spanish

Contact Information


+593 2 3982900






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Paz Horowitz Robalino Garcés, Abogados (Quito, )

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