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The Legal 500 2014





The legal market in Europe, Middle East & Africa 2014

Top Tier Firm in Trade marks and Copyright in Spain: "Luis de Larramendi’s team at Elzaburu has ‘first-class expertise in trade mark and copyright issues’, and handles the opposition and maintenance of over 100,000 trade marks worldwide. Highly regarded litigator Antonio Castán acted for The Royal Literary Fund against a Spanish publisher in a copyright case relating to British author G. K. Chesterton. Doris Bandín, Jesús Gómez Montero and Luis Beneyto are also recommended."

 Recommended Firm in Patents in Spain: "Enrique Armijo heads the patent department at intellectual and industrial property boutique Elzaburu, and handles high-profile patent litigation. The team is strong on validations of European patents, patent prosecution matters, and infringement and nullity actions. The ‘talented’ group includes 13 patent attorneys, among them the highly regarded Francisco Sáez."


Chambers global 2014





The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2014.

Band 2·of· Leading Firms in Intellectual Property in Spain: "Sources say litigation head Antonio Castán is "brilliant. He' s very thorough and clear in his explanations." He also gains praise for being "empathetic and open to collaboration." Javier Fernández-Lasquetty "can see issues where others can' t see them. His advice covers any possible risks," say impressed clients. Litigation partner Enrique Armijo Chávarri comes highly recommended for his clear and immediate advice, and his capacity for team work. Doris Bandin is recognised for her trade mark prosecution work. Trade mark expert Luis Baz "prepares for disputes well, keeps us up-to-date and allows clients to have their say. And he really respects the counterparty," say interviewees. Marcos García heads the Chinese office of ELZABURU, and advises Spanish clients on their IP and commercial needs in China."


Managing Intellectual Property: Patents 2014




Patent firms of the year.

Tier 2 of Leading Patent Firms in Spain for patent prosecution.

Tier 3 of Leading Patent Firms in Spain for patent contentious.


WTR 1000 2014




The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2014.

Enforcement and Litigation: Gold position; Prosecution and Strategy: Gold position: "Continuing its reign as one of the finest firms in the Iberian Peninsula, Elzaburu is “among the most important firms in Spain. It wins instructions from big-nameclients thanks to its storied history”. Its unique facility to handle both contentious and non-contentious issues marks it out in a market characterised by the division between law firms and agencies. “True professional” Antonio Castán “is anexcellent trial lawyer, who rightly deserves his place in the gold tier”. Enrique Armijo Chavarri is a “fine chap who has won many admirers”. Over the past 18 years managing partner Antonio Tavira has made an impressive name forhimself in the trademark space."


Best Lawyers 2013

Lawyers directory. Intellectual Property in Spain 2013

ELZABURU partners Alberto de Elzaburu, Luis H. de Larramendi, Antonio Castán, Jesús Gómez-Montero, Luis Beneyto, Enrique Armijo-Chávarri y Javier Fernández-Lasquetty are included.


OHIM - The year in review 2013


Top representative filers of CTM applications

ELZABURU is at the 2nd position in the Spanish law firms ranking and at the 8th position in the general ranking of the top representative filers of CTM applications.


IAM Patent 1000 2013


World's leading patent practitioners 2013

ELZABURU "boasts one of the largest dedicated IP teams in Spain and receives widespread acclaim for its litigation and transactional work. “It is a precise and diligent unit that understands theunderlying business issues and brings about results in the most cost-effective manner.” “Up there with the very best litigators in Spain” is Antonio Castán. “He knows the law intimately and isresponsible for many of the country’s landmark cases.” Javier Fernandez-Lasquetty masterfully dispatches many complex transactions and is “a key player on the market and an expert inmany fields of intellectual property”.


Chambers Europe 2013




Europe's Leading Lawyers for Business 2013.

Band 1 of  Leading Firms in Intellectual Property in Spain: "This niche IP firm continues to cover the full spectrum of related matters for many prominent clients, including the Colombian Coffee Federation and the High Council of the Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Navigation of Spain. In a recent highlight, the lawyers successfully represented the latter in a trade mark infringement case. Sources say: "Real experts in IP – the lawyers are also extraordinarily nice and it's a pleasure to work with them. One of their strengths is strategy, as they give you the bigger picture rather than focusing on the little details." Head of litigation Antonio Castán is a highly regarded market figure. "He's charming, with great expertise. He's highly solution-oriented and pragmatic," say interviewees. Clients describe Javier  Fernández-Lasquetty as "versatile and practical. I can pick up the phone and ask a question and he always provides a viable solution: he gives real solutions to real problems," enthuses an interviewee. Litigation expert Enrique Armijo Chávarri is another well-respected member of the team. Doris Bandin is admired for her expertise in trade mark registration issues."


Expert Guides



Guide to the World's Leading Patent Law Practitioners 2013 (10ª ed.)

ELZABURU partner Antonio Castán is included as·one of the best patent lawyers in Spain.




Survey on Global IP Service Agencies with Chinese Business

ChinaIP Magazine has recommended ELZABURU as one of the best European IP firms operating in China

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