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Name: Enrique Armijo Chávarri
Law firm: Elzaburu
Enrique Armijo Chávarri is a partner at Elzaburu where he
specialises in handling legal actions and advising on the
management and exploitation of intellectual property rights.
Armijo Chávarri’s practice focuses on trademark licensing and
business, patents and utility models, industrial designs, trade
secrets, unfair competition, right of publicity, and licensing and
litigating those rights. He is a member of the legislation and
regulation committee of INTA, as well as chairman of UNION-IP’s
litigation commission. He speaks English and French.
Name: Jesús Arribas
Law firm: Grau & Angulo
Jesús Arribas has been a partner in the Madrid
office of Grau & Angulo since 2009. Arribas
began his career with work experience at the European Patent
Office. He then joined a firm in Madrid specialising in intellectual
property before joining Grau & Angulo in 2003. Arribas advises
and represents national and multinational companies in patent
and trademark issues, with a particular focus on the electronics,
IT and telecoms sectors. He is a member of the Madrid Bar
Name: Francisco Carrión García
Law firm: Eversheds
Francisco Carrión García de Parada is a partner at
law firm Eversheds and works in the firm’s Madrid office. Fluent in
English, French and German, Parada has experience representing
a number of companies in patent disputes. He is a member of the
firm’s litigation group, and in addition to representing companies
in the courtroom, he specialises in both arbitration and mediation.
He focuses on assisting companies in the life sciences, industrial
engineering and transportation industries.
Name: Oscar Alegre
Law firm: Rousaud Costas Duran
Oscar Alegre clients include companies from
the technology and biotechnology industries.
He is a partner at law firm Rousaud Costas Duran, working in
Barcelona. Alegre also assists public research institutions in
drawing up technology transfer contracts and the creation of
spin-off companies to exploit the IP portfolio. He obtained a law
degree at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona and a master’s at
the Higher Institute of Law and Economics, based in Madrid. He
regularly gives talks on IP issues.
Name: Laura Alonso
Law firm: Hoyng Rokh Monegier
Laura Alonso is a partner at Hoyng Rokh Monegier where she
focuses her practice on brand protection. She deals primarily
with defining strategies for trade mark, design and domain name
protection. She acts both in Spain and internationally, and has
stood before the EUIPO and WIPO. Alonso also counsels on IP
licensing and assignment, and unfair competition matters. .
Name: Alejandro Angulo
Law firm: Grau & Angulo Abogados
Position: Managing partner
P T C
Alejandro Angulo is a founding partner of
boutique law firm Grau & Angulo, established
in 2003. Angulo calls on his knowledge of trademarks, designs,
patents and copyright disputes to find solutions to complex
strategic matters for mainly international clients in industries
including fashion, sports, automotive, telecommunications, hightech,
and luxury goods. He speaks English, French, Italian and
Catalan. He speaks at conferences worldwide on various subjects
concerning IP enforcement and anti-counterfeiting.