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Associate Partner

Resident in charge of the office in Munich.





  • Law Degree (Alicante University).
  • Admitted 1996, Alicante.
  • Admitted 2013, Madrid.
  • ERASMUS Scholar (Leiden University, The Netherlands).
  • European Commission's Robert Schuman Module on Community Law.
  • Magister Lvcentinvs. Master in Intellectual and Industrial Property (University of Alicante).
  • International Business Law Programme (Georgetown Technical College, Coastal Carolina University).

Professional Profile:

  • Specialist in Community trademarks and designs, certification marks, patent assignments, and the Chinese market.
  • Expertise in legal audits and due diligence and in designing strategies for worldwide protection of the distinctive signs and designs of Spanish and US multinationals in a range of sectors, including the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, fashion, and new technologies sectors.
  • Formerly shared responsibility for running the Firm's Alicante office from the beginning of the Community trademark and design system (1999-2013).
  • Visiting Professor, Magister Lvcentinvs, Alicante University, teaching the "Community Trademark Practice" unit.
  • Currently resident in charge of the office of Elzaburu in Munich.

Practice Areas:

  • Domain Names
  • Trademarks and Tradenames
  • Copyright

Specialty Areas:

  • Alimentación y bebidas. Bienes de consumo
  • Nuevas tecnologías: Internet, e-commerce y Redes Sociales


  • Spanish, English, French, Catalonian

Seniority in the firm:

  • Since 1999.



Consent on the part of the proprietor of a trademark to the use, by a third party, of an identical sign. Judgment of the Court of Justice of 19 September 2013, Martin Y Paz (C-661/11)

Author: Luis Soriano

Source: ELZABURU's Annual Review of European intellectual and industrial property case law, 2013, p.17-19


Survey research on system for cancellation of registered trademark due to loss of distinctiveness in different countries: Community Trademarks

Author: Luis Baz Baz, Luis Soriano

Source: Survey research on system for cancellation of registered trademark due to loss of distinctiveness in different countries

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Press Apearances


PRESS ROOM: EU and Member States warring over the Community trademark. Elzaburu: "Requiring SMEs to use CTMs in more than one country an obstacle to growth"

Author: Luis Soriano, Ramón Cañizares

Source: Expansión


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