We highlight 53 top-tier practitioners here for their expertise across a wide range of contentious and non-contentious trademark matters.
Most Highly Regarded
Elzaburu sees an impressive eight lawyers identified in this chapter.
Antonio Castán is a long-standing lawyer with more than 25 years of experience resolving complex IP, unfair competition and copyright disputes.
Fernando Ilardia is a “super lawyer” who is well-versed at advising clients on IP portfolio audits and domain name disputes.
Miguel Ángel Medina earns acclaim for his outstanding work advising domestic and international clients on the full range of trademark law issues including designs, domain names and IP disputes.
Enrique Armijo Chavarri is a renowned IP litigator with more than 30 years of experience in the field.
Carlos Morán draws plaudits from peers for his encyclopaedic knowledge of IP, advertising and competition law.
Verena von Bomhard at Bomhard IP possesses unrivalled expertise in trademark prosecution and enforcement proceedings.
Laura Alonso from Hoyng Rokh Monegier is a go-to IP specialist who excels at advising multinationals on the protection of trademarks, designs and domain names.
Michael Hawkins of Noerr is renowned for his first-tier practice which covers complex trademark disputes, design law issues and unfair competition claims.
Tobias Dolde is distinguished by his encyclopaedic knowledge of international trademark and design law.
Ignacio Temiño Ceniceros at Abril Abogados is recognised for his strong expertise across the gamut of IP law matters including prosecution, enforcement and copyright claims.
Imogen Fowler with Hogan Lovells is a “brilliant lawyer” with significant experience advising brand owners on the full spectrum of trademark law issues including trademark clearance, filing, prosecution and enforcement.
Burkhart Goebel possesses more than 25 years of experience navigating clients through complex multijurisdictional IP disputes.
Salvador Ferrandis from Salvador Ferrandis & Partners is a “well-experienced and knowledgeable lawyer” who is “excellent for trademark prosecution and IP disputes”.
Mariano Santos Quintana of Bird & Bird is recognised as an “incredibly responsive lawyer” who provides “top quality advice” and commands a “strong reputation in the IP community” according to impressed peers who highlight his “great client-base in America, and great network in general”.
Djura Mijatovic from Zivko Mijatovic & Partners is a “commercially pragmatic and solution-focused practitioner” who “really knows his stuff” according to market sources who laud his expansive knowledge of trademark protection issues.
Olof Fickert of Balder IP is a seasoned lawyer who comes highly sought-after by domestic and international clients for his expertise in cross-border IP disputes.
Patricia Koch is a “terrific litigator” who is touted for her first-rate work handling multijurisdictional trademark disputes for an array of European companies.
Garrigues’ Carolina Pina is commended for her notable work navigating clients in the sports and entertainment industries through complex trademark and media disputes.
Alejandro Angulo at Grau & Angulo is a revered IP litigator who possesses decades of experience handling trademark, copyright and unfair competition disputes.
José Massaguer with Uría Menéndez advises clients across a broad range of industries and sectors on trademark protection issues, unfair competition claims and advertising matters.
Sofía Martínez-Almeida Alejos-Pita of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is well-versed at advising clients in the retail sector on a range of IP rights issues, including trademark and unfair competition litigation.