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Associate Partner




  • Law Degree and Doctor of Laws (Valencia University).
  • Admitted 1997, Madrid.
  • Criminology Degree (European University, Madrid).
  • Diplomas in Private Investigation (Alicante University-Madrid Complutense University) and European Community Law (Valencia University-Institute of Public Administration).
  • Master in International Business Law (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University-IE Law School, Madrid) and Master in International Trade (University-Business Foundation, Valencia).

Professional Profile:

  • Specialist in investigating and litigating offenses against industrial and intellectual property both as criminal matters and as civil infringements.
  • Judge Pro Tempore with the Courts of First Instance and Inquiry in Alicante for two years.
  • Advisor for technology transfer and business cooperation with a public body in New York for one year and Coordinator for a European Regional Development Programme in Valencia for three years.
  • Member of our Firm's Litigation Group.
  • Arbitrator with the Madrid Bar Association's Arbitration Tribunal, Intellectual and Industrial Property / New Technologies Division.
  • Teaches several specialization courses in pursuing offenses against intellectual and industrial property to Spanish law enforcement agencies.
  • Associate Professor of Commercial Law at Carlos III University at Madrid.
  • Associate Professor of Criminal Procedure Law at Comillas University - ICADE.
  • Member Anticounterfeiting Committee of INTA.

Practice Areas:

  • Anticounterfeiting and Antipiracy
  • Patents and Utility Models
  • Industrial Designs
  • Trademarks and Tradenames
  • Litigation
  • Ciberseguridad


  • Spanish, English, French, Catalonian.

Partnerships of which a member:

  • IACC.

Seniority in the firm:

  • Since 1996.



Freedom of expression no exculpation from copyright infringement. Judgment of the European Court of Human Rights of 19 February 2013, The Pirate Bay (40397/12)

Author: Juan Jose Caselles

Source: ELZABURU's Annual Review of European intellectual and industrial property case law, 2013, p.68-70


INTERPOL and EUROPOL: efficacy against counterfeiting

Author: ***, Juan Jose Caselles

Source: Elzaburu Blog

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Courses and Conferences


The European Observatory on infringements of IPR, border measures and IPR Enforcement in Europe

Author: Juan Jose Caselles

Source: XV EIPIN Congress "European IP Law Dynamics: Quo Vadis?", Alicante, 30th January-1st February 2014

Press Apearances


PRESS ROOM: UEFA spends 200,000 euros on trademark protection for the Champions League Final: ELZABURU Firm advises UEFA on the Final

Author: Juan Jose Caselles

Source: Expansión


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