The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2015.
Band 1·of· Leading Firms in Intellectual Property in Spain: «Clients say that Antonio Castán «always has a clear view and gives appropriate answers,» adding: «His awareness of situations is always apparent.» He advises on trade mark and patent infringement issues up to and including litigation. «One point to emphasise is that his selection of experts is extremely helpful,» says one interviewee. Javier Fernández-Lasquetty is best known for his role overseeing trade mark and patent protection strategies for international technology clients in Spain. He also plays a key role on technology transfer mandates. Clients appreciate that «he is commercially oriented, quick and always available.» Enrique Armijo Chávarri has a strong track record in complex trade mark litigation matters at both a domestic and EU level.
In his role as head of the firm’ s Beijing office, Marcos García facilitates Chinese investment in Spanish IP assets. He speaks fluent Mandarin and co-ordinates with partner firms in China to assist with the Chinese law aspects of technology transfer agreements.
Foreign Desks: The firm’ s office in Beijing has a strong track record in assisting life sciences companies with attracting inbound investment from China. It also advises Asian businesses on the protection and enforcement of IP rights in Spain.«