THE FIRM This boutique offers blanket coverage of IP issues from its offices in Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante, Murcia, Valencia and Vigo. It acts on behalf of domestic and international clients, including Camper, Yoigo, LVMH and Condé Nast. In a recent highlight the lawyers assisted Burger King with a dispute concerning unfair trade practices and trade mark violation.
Sources say: "The service has been outstanding. The lawyers find defence strategies which may not be immediately obvious – they bring added value in difficult or new situations."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Co-managing partner Ignacio Temiño receives praise for his business acumen and skill as a litigator: "He should be in a boardroom because he's very business-friendly and explains things in simple terms," remarked one client.
Founder and co-managing partner Carlos González Valdés is sought after for his prowess in patent prosecution and trade marks. He is admitted to practice in Argentina and has acted for clients across Latin America.
TMT & Media
THE FIRM This dynamic young firm enters the rankings following high levels of positive client feedback. It advises on new technologies and media matters with a strong intellectual property focus. On the IT side it assists clients with data protection and advertising legislation. The team also offers contentious and non-contentious legal services.
Sources say: "I am particularly happy with the team's ability to combine speed with diligence, whilst keeping in mind the reality of the business world."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Carlos González Valdés and Ignacio Temiño Ceniceros are the firm's managing partners and main points of contact
Life Sciencies: Patent Litigation
Ignacio Temiño of Abril Abogados enters the rankings following excellent client feedback highlighting his strong business sense, ability to handle international work and profound understanding of the pharmaceutical world. He represented Cantabria Pharma in a patent infringement case concerning escitaloprom.Date de Alta en nuestro ABRIL INFORMA