Head of  Retail 

Bio

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)

Languages

Spanish
English

Acknowledgments

  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019

Chambers & Partners Europe 2021. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks

The Legal 500 2021. The Legal 500 2021. Intellectual property: Trade Marks

The Chambers Global 2020. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks – Spain

The Chambers Europe 2020. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks – Spain

"a very sharp litigator that fights for her clients' interests at all times."

Legal 500 2020. Intellectual property: Trade marks

Lending Individuals

The Chambers Global 2019. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks – Spain

"really precise and attentive to our needs"

The Chambers Europe 2019. Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks

The Legal 500 2019. Industry focus: Retail

The Legal 500 2019. Intellectual property: Copyright

The Legal 500 2019. Intellectual property: Patents

The Legal 500 2019. Intellectual property: Trade Marks

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