Litigation partner specializing in trademarks, designs, unfair competition, patents, SPCs, advertising, and publicity rights, cross-border litigation before Spanish and European courts. Also active in IP business transactions.
Admitted to the Bar in 1986. Joined Elzaburu in 1998. Secretary of Fundación Alberto Elzaburu. Appointed expert of the Chinese Overseas Intellectual Property Dispute Guidance Center in 2019. Teaches “European Trademark Law” and “Unfair Competition” in graduate programs offered by different Spanish universities (UAM and ICADE law schools).
INTA (member of the Unfair Competition Committee), UNION-IP (member of the Litigation Commission), AIPPI (Board member of the Spanish group).
“Reform of the Spanish Unfair Competition Act” (2011) (“La Ley”); “Right of Publicity in Spain” (2012-2019) (“Getting the Deal Through”); “Advertising Q&A” & “Online Advertising and Marketing Q&A” (2017-2019) (“Getting the Deal Through”); and “The Future of Complementary Protection Certificates in Spain” (2019) (Tirant Lo Blanch).
- ICADE Law School, Madrid (JD 1985) - Washington College of Law, American Univ.(LLM 1988).