PhD in Law (2015) and degree in Law by the University of Valladolid (1995), Business Law Degree by the University of Linz (Austria), degree in Computer Law by the University UNED. Admitted in Madrid Bar. He is Official Patent and Trademark attorney, and authorized representative acting before the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Union Intellectual property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante. Ignacio has been Adjunct professor of Mercantile Law at the University Carlos III of Madrid (2001-2005), and is professor of Civil Law nowadays at the University of Comillas (ICADE). On a regular basis, he lectures Intellectual property at the most prestigious Masters as invited professor. Since 2015 he is member of the Board of COAPI, the Spanish Official Patent & Trademark Agents Chatered Institute.
Ignacio has an extensive experience in Intellectual Property Law, especially in prosecution and litigation matters in Patent and Trademark Law, and also in Copyright (contractual and litigation) and TMT (advertising, media) where he has valuable knowledge and practice. He is a frequent speaker at forums and seminars on his areas of expertise and has written various books (a.o. "Plagiarism in Copyright" Thomson-Reuters 2015), publications and articles, at national and international level, and is an active member of professional associations (INTA, ECTA, LES, ALADDA, DENAE, GALA, etc). Ignacio is mentor of LES-Spain/Portugal (Licensing Executive Society) for your law practicioners.
Important international publications like Chambers, Legal 500, and Best Lawyers among others have appointed Ignacio as one of the most prominent lawyers in Intellectual Property & TMT in Spain. He received in 2011 the award “40u40” by the magazine Iberian Lawyer.