Chambers global 2018

The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018.

Band 2·of· Leading Firms in Intellectual Property in Spain: «What the team is know for: A leading choice for litigation matters in the IP field and maintains an equally strong reputation for trade mark and patent strategy and prosecution. Frequently handles anti-counterfeiting and trade mark infringement instructions for major international clients. Several practitioners possess specialist knowledge of IP law in foreign jursidictions which leaves them well equipped to handle mandates for French, German, US, Asian and Latin American clients.»

Antonio Castán: Market observers describe Antonio Castán as «technically perfect» and «a very reputed and respected attorney across all IP matters.» He focuses on litigation and has acted on landmark cases concerning patents, trade marks and copyrights. Another source adds: «He is marvellous – one of the best.»

Javier Fernández-Lasquetty: The «really reliable» and «commercially-oriented» Javier Fernández-Lasquetty receives plaudits for his «great framework of IP knowledge.» He is particularly well regarded for his expert knowledge of copyright, digital licensing and protection. One client is grateful for his ability to provide a «balance between commercial awareness and legal technical knowledge.»

Enrique Armijo Chávarri: Experienced IP adviser» Enrique Armijo Chávarri handles patent and trade mark enforcement and unfair competition matters for an impressive roster of domestic and global clients. He has litigated before courts in Spain and throughout Europe.

Foreign Desks: The Beijing office advises Asian companies on their intellectual property strategy in Spain and also handles mandates for Spanish companies seeking protection for their intellectual property assets in Asia. Jesús Quintana is a key contact.