Andrea Garcés is head of the Intellectual and Industrial Property department.
Her work focuses mainly on trade mark and patent rights and she is an
expert in matters such as trade mark licensing, publishing and
adaptation agreements, film distribution and production contracts, etc.
She has wide experience in protecting our clients’ interests in lawsuits
relating to their exclusive rights, and in representing some of the
world’s leading brand names in civil and criminal proceedings, with the
aim of preventing the import and sale of counterfeit articles in Spain
through permanent contact with the police and Customs authorities.
In the field of industrial property she acts in the
contentious-administrative jurisdiction for clients with large trade
mark portfolios in order to obtain registration and protect them against
She defends the interests of clients holding rights in the work of
world-famous artists and advises different companies on the transfer and
protection of intellectual property rights that constitute an important
aspect of their business.
Another side of her work is providing ongoing legal advice to the
foreign parent companies of a number of large Spanish firms in the
fields of corporate, commercial and contract law, , handling the
licensing of rights, website content, privacy policies, promotional
agreements, image rights for brand endorsement, etc.
Her experience in counselling on the European expansion of international brands in the retail sector is particularly relevant.