Intellectual Property and Technology

We are undisputed leaders in intellectual property and technology, as recognised in the most prestigious international directories.

We offer a comprehensive service in the field of advice, contractual practice and, particularly, litigation.

The size of our practice allows us to simultaneously handle various issues that are highly complex and international in scale.

All our lawyers are experienced in litigation and provide innovative solutions to our clients. We are active in all technological sectors and have a broad knowledge of our clients' industrial sectors.

Our services in intellectual property and technology include:

1. Industrial property:

  • Patents, models and designs.
  • Distinctive signs (trademarks and trade names) and brand protection.
  • Designations of origin and geographical indications of origin.
  • Unfair competition

2. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology law

3. Technology:

  • Protection of trade secrets and know-how
  • Transfer of intangible company assets
  • Digital business

4. Copyright:

  • Rights of authors, publishers, producers, artists, broadcasters and software and database manufacturers.
  • Protection and defence of works of all kinds, audio-visual and phonographic recordings, computer programmes, computer applications, operating systems and databases.
  • Collecting societies.
  • Rights of the user of intellectual creations.

5. Computer law

6. E-commerce

7. Personal data protection

8. Use of personal name, rights to honour and privacy

9. Leisure and entertainment law

  • Music productions and video clips.
  • Film and television productions
  • Image rights.
  • Computer games.

10. Advertising law and advertising contracts.

11. Law of franchises

See team

Key Contacts

Eduardo Castillo San Martín

Partner

Gonzalo Ulloa Suelves

Honorary president

Jesús Muñoz-Delgado Mérida

Partner

Sofía Martínez-Almeida Alejos-Pita

Partner

Acknowledgments

  • 2020
  • 2019

The Chambers Global 2020. Intellectual Property

The Chambers Europe 2020. Intellectual Property – Sapin

"a first-class outfit, with true IP litigation specialists."

Legal 500 2020. Intellectual property: Copyright – Spain

Legal 500 2020. Intellectual property: Patents – Spain

Legal 500 2020. Intellectual property: Trade marks – Spain

Legal 500 2020. Data Privacy and Data Protection – Spain

Legal 500 2020. Intellectual Property – Portugal

The Chambers Global 2019. Intellectual Property – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2019. Intellectual Property – Spain

"The lawyers provide great support due to their good understanding of the issue, straight-to-the-point feedback and business-oriented approach."

The Chambers Europe 2019. Intellectual Property – Spain

"The team's added value is its super specialisation and its ability to attend issues of great complexity."

The Legal 500 2019. Intellectual property: Copyright

«Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is praised by clients for its 'realistic risk analysis'»

The Legal 500 2019. Intellectual property: Patents

«Gómez-Acebo & Pombo’s ‘reliable and trustworthy’ team is a key name for cross-border work and protection issues and patent enforcement are key strengths»

The Legal 500 2019. Intellectual property: Trade Marks

«Gómez-Acebo & Pombo's team stands out for its 'deep, substantive knowledge of Spanish and EU law’»

The Legal 500 2019. IP