Head of Retail
Sofía is an Intellectual Property and Technology partner at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo and head of Retail.
She has extensive experience in advising on a wide range of intellectual property matters, with special emphasis on trademark, design, unfair competition, distribution and digital law, both in contractual and transactional aspects as well as in litigation. Her litigation experience has led her to represent leading clients in their respective sectors before national courts (civil, commercial, administrative and criminal) and EU courts (Community Trademark Courts, General Court and Court of Justice). In recent years, she has been involved in a large number of cases of particular relevance due to their avant-garde typology. The sectors of her experience include luxury and fashion, retail, food, entertainment and technology.
Sofía also has extensive experience in advertising law, having represented clients before Autocontrol and the courts.
She has a degree in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid and before joining GA_P, she prepared the entrance exams to the Judicial Career.
Sofía has been highlighted by all the legal directories of reference for years: IP Stars of MIP, WWL, WTR, IAMS as well as Chambers and Partners in its Europe and Global editions and Legal500 in the areas of Intellectual Property and Retail.
She has participated as an author or co-author in several specialised legal publications.
She is also a trustee of the Fundación Fernando Pombo.
Membership of Professional Bodies and Associations
Madrid Bar Association no. 59558
Member of the Trademark Law and Practice Group, MARQUES – Association of European Trade Mark Owners
Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)