The Legal 500 2015

The legal market in Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015

Band 1 of Leading Firms in Trade marks and copyright in Spain: «Luis Baz heads Elzaburu’s trade marks and copyright practice, which is ‘top tier, without a doubt’. Recent cases saw Carlos Morán represent Ikea during trade mark infringement proceedings and Miguel Ángel Medina successfully acting for Cruz Roja in a trade mark opposition case before the Supreme Court. Litigator Antonio Castán and Javier Fernández-Lasquetty are ‘exceptional’. Copyright specialist Pablo Hernández recently joined the team.»

Band 2 of Leading Firms in Patents in Spain: «Elzaburu‘s IP expertise extends beyond the local market to encompass work for foreign multinationals. The practice’s scope includes advising on filings and prosecution, validations of European patents, infringement proceedings and nullity actions. Enrique Armijo heads the team, which fields ten dedicated litigators – including the highly regarded Colm Ahern – and 13 patent attorneys including the experienced Francisco Sáez