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Miguel Ángel MEDINA

Associate Partner


Miguel Ángel MEDINA


  • Law Degree (Madrid University).
  • Admitted 1994, Madrid.
  • Degree in Psychology (UNED - National Distance Learning University).
  • Master in Legal Practice and Master in Tax Law and Consultancy.
  • Postgraduate studies in European Community Law.
  • Industrial Property Attorney admitted 1999.
  • European Trade Mark Attorney (Authorized Representative before the Alicante Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market - OHIM - Trade Marks & Designs) 1999.

Professional Profile:

  • Expertise in trademark law and geographical indications and designations of origin, acting as advisor to several of the world's most distinguished organizations in that field. Extensive experience in representing public bodies and associations. Broad knowledge of IP matters and disputes in Germany, Italy, and Scandinavia.
  • Council Member of MARQUES.
  • Chair Geographical Indications Team of MARQUES.
  • MARQUES Newsletter Correspondent for Spain.
  • Member oriGIn Lab on Non-Agricultural Gis.

Practice Areas:

  • Domain Names
  • Trademarks and Tradenames
  • Protected Designations of Origin

Specialty Areas:

  • Alimentación y bebidas. Bienes de consumo
  • Pharmaceutical Industry


  • Spanish, English, French, German, Italian.

Partnerships of which a member:

  • MARQUES, oriGIn.

Seniority in the firm:

  • Since 1993.



Spanish practitioners discuss coexistence agreements

Author: Miguel Ángel Medina

Source: House MARQUES, n.47, November 2014


Lisbon System Working Group report

Author: Miguel Ángel Medina

Source: House MARQUES, n.44, August 2014

+ collaborations

Courses and Conferences


Introduction to non-agricultural geographical indications

Author: Miguel Ángel Medina

Source: Socio economic potential and major challenges for non-agricultural GIs: A global perspective, Ginebra, 5 diciembre 2013


Brand Owners and GIs: A Journey of Gastronomical Fusion in the Mediterranean

Author: Miguel Ángel Medina

Source: MARQUES 27th Annual Conference, Montecarlo, 17-20 septiembre 2013

+ courses and conferences

Press Apearances


PRESS ROOM: Miguel Ángel Medina, partner in Elzaburu, named Chairman of the Appellations of Origin Committee of Marques

Author: Miguel Ángel Medina

Source: La Gaceta de los Negocios


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