The Mobile World Congress (MWC) took place in Barcelona from February 26 to March 1 2018 (for further details please see “Courts adopt specific protocol for protecting IP rights during MWC 2018”). Read More
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On December 12 2017 Barcelona Commercial Court Number 5 revoked a preliminary injunction which had been granted ex parte at the request of Merck Sharp & Dohme BV (MSD) against Laboratorios León Farma and Exeltis Healthcare for alleged patent infringement.
On March 7 2018 the Supreme Court confirmed the revocation of the collective trademark BARCELONA – whose registration had been sought in all classes of the Nice Classification – due to its lack of distinctiveness.
Commercial court upholds Nestlé’s infringement action of its patents relating to Nescafé Dolce Gusto capsules
On January 9 2018 Barcelona Commercial Court Number 5 upheld the patent infringement action filed by Société des Produits Nestlé against Fast Eurocafé, SA on the basis of European Patent (EP) 1.472.156/Spanish Patent 2.260.626 (the ‘156 patent) and EP 1.808.382/Spanish Patent 2.407.963 (the ‘382 patent). Read More
In 2017 the EU Trademark Regulation (2017/1001) and the Spanish Patents Act (24/2015) entered into force. Both pieces of legislation have affected EU trademark and Community design litigation in Spain. The EU Trademark Regulation is a codified version of the previous EU Community Trademark Regulation (207/2009), taking into account the modifications made by EU Regulation…
A new edition of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s most important event in the mobile communications industry, will be held in Barcelona from 26th February to 1st March, 2018. Foreseeing possible conflicts that may exist between the companies participating in the event, the Panel of Judges of the Commercial Courts of Barcelona have…
January 08 2018 | Contributed by Grau & Angulo. On October 20 2017 Barcelona Commercial Court Number 4 lifted the preliminary injunctions that it had previously granted ex parte at the request of Gilead in relation to the imminent market launch of tenofovir and emtricitabine generic medicinal products by Mylan and Teva. Download
Grau & Angulo is pleased to welcome two new partners, Ignacio Marqués and Carlota Viola, who have been promoted as of January 2018. Both lawyers hold crucial roles in the firm’s development. Ignacio works in matters relating to patents, trademarks, design, copyright, unfair competition and advertising where he has a wealth of experience both as…
Best Lawyers™ names Grau & Angulo as 2018 Law Firm of the Year in Spain in the area of Intellectual Property.
In addition, five lawyers from Grau & Angulo have been included in the 10th edition of Best Lawyers in Spain in this category: Alejandro Angulo, Jesús Arribas, Jorge Grau, Javier Huarte and Sonia Santos.
Grau & Angulo hosted a breakfast meeting on 24 November 2017 at the Club Financiero Génova in Madrid on Insights into Intellectual Property Enforcement in China INSIGHTS INTO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ENFORCEMENT IN CHINA CLAVES SOBRE DEFENSA DE PROPIEDAD INDUSTRIAL EN CHINA Breakfast Meeting – Desayuno Informativo Madrid, 24th November 2017 09:45h. AM The flourishing manufacturing ecosystem…
The firm has a quality-oriented culture and is very attentive to client needs.WTR 1000 2018
A firm that eats, sleeps and breathes IP litigation, it is truly formidable in the courtroom.IAM 1000 2017
Its lawyers are very effective litigating the most complex subject matter.IAM 1000 2017
“Grau & Angulo has cemented its good name for advice on anti-counterfeiting, trade mark and design enforcement.”Legal 500 2017
“Stellar boutique Grau & Angulo impresses at every turn. It harbours lawyers who are able to understand and effectively litigate technically complicated matters.”IAM 2015
“Stellar boutique Grau & Angulo impresses at every turn. Its practitioners have vast experience and outstanding theoretical knowledge as well as practical skills.”IAM 2014
“Exceptional lawyers who live and breathe IP.”Legal 500
“The firm harbours lawyers that are able to understand and effectively conduct complicated cases.”IAM 1000, 2013
IP boutique Grau & Angulo fields “very trustworthy lawyers”.Legal 500 2012
Grau & Angulo’s “outstanding team fosters highly satisfactory client relationships”. This is mainly due to “the integrity of its structure, which enables it to provide the full range of advice, and also because of its useful worldwide network of collaborators”. Both its reputation and its client base have expanded considerably in recent years, making it “one of the hottest trademark outfits right now”. Jorge Grau is “a great lawyer who really knows how to finish off the opposition in court” Alejandro Angulo “understands clients’ needs well and has a vast knowledge of trademark law.”WTR 1000, 2012