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Bird & Bird

Intellectual Property

3 ranked lawyersBand 2SpainGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Has hired José Miguel Lissén as a new partner in Madrid, further bolstering the firm's patent litigation capabilities. Acts both for generics and innovator pharmaceuticals sector companies on infringement and related invalidity actions. Houses an emerging IP portfolio management practice that assists with the prosecution of patents, trade marks and designs on a global scale. Has further strength in trade mark infringement and misleading advertising cases.

Notable practitioners

Antonio Cueto attracts praise from interviewees for his litigation skills. "He is always a step ahead and well informed about matters," states one source, while another notes: "He is present in many of the important cases currently at court." Cueto handles both trade mark and patent infringement mandates.

José Miguel Lissén is well known among market commentators as an experienced patent litigator. He is a new addition to the Bird & Bird Madrid team.

Sources say that Manuel Lobato "has such a deep knowledge of the law that he is able to come out with interpretations that no one else has thought about." Interviewees describe him as "the academic and the strategic mind" behind some of the firm's key cases. He defends generic pharmaceutical companies in patent disputes. He also handles trade mark infringement and related nullity actions at the EU trade mark court and the EUIPO.

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Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks


Antonio Cueto
Band 3
José Miguel Lissén
Band 4
Manuel Lobato
Band 1