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ECIJA

TORRE DE CRISTAL, Pº DE LA CASTELLANA 259C, 28046 MADRID, SPAIN
Tel:
Work +34 91 781 6160
Fax:
Fax +34 91 578 3879
Email:
Web:
www.ecija.com
Barcelona, Madrid, Managua, San Jose, San Pedro Sula, Santo Domingo and 2 more

Carlos Perez

Tel:
Work +34 933 808 255
Email:
ECIJA

Work Department

Information Technology/ Privacy/ IT Compliancce

Position

Partner of Information Technology/ Privacy/ IT Compliance

Career

Carlos Pérez, has a professional background of more than 20 years advising leading Spanish and International companies, on matters related to information technology, telecommunication, intellectual property, privacy law and compliance regulations. Carlos Pérez has developed great part of his career in Landwell – PwC Tax & Legal Services, where he joined in 1998. In PwC he has been partner and Head of the Information Technology Department of the firm in Spain. Carlos Pérez, has a professional background of more than 20 years advising leading Spanish and International companies, on matters related to information technology, telecommunication, intellectual property, privacy law and compliance regulations. Carlos Pérez has developed great part of his career in Landwell – PwC Tax & Legal Services, where he joined in 1998. In PwC he has been partner and Head of the Information Technology Department of the firm in Spain.

Languages

Spanish, Catalan and English.

Member

Barcelona Bar Association.

Education

LLB in Law from University of Barcelona, MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona; also he has the International CISA Certification, as qualified information technology systems’ auditor by the ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association).


Spain

Industry focus: TMT

Within: Industry focus: TMT

The ‘excellent, efficient and adaptableECIJA has ‘great market sector knowledge and always goes the extra mile’. The firm specialises in telecoms, media and information technology, providing ‘high-quality service with international expertise’ and an ability to 'make complex regulatory requirements and topics easily digestible’. The team is led by founding partner Hugo Écija; arbitrator and intellectual property expert Alejandro Touriño; and Carlos Perez, who focuses on compliance and information technology. Also notable is the ‘knowledgeable and methodical’ Alonso Hurtado, who has expertise in ‘the area of legislation as well as a high level of empathy’. The bench was further strengthened by the arrival of Salvador Silvestre, who joined from Deuxtic Abogados in 2018 and is experienced in privacy and data protection; and counsel Maria Ruiz de Velasco, who leads the regulatory and fintech department and joined in 2018 from the Portuguese Stock Market Commission, where she was deputy director. The practice is advising Michelin on adapting to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is assisting Korean technology company LG with reviewing and updating the full range of contracts with its clients and providers.

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Intellectual property: Copyright

Within: Intellectual property: Copyright

At ECIJA, the team has 'a very commercial approach'. Clients include media multinationals and start-ups. In one highlight, the team is acting for Fox Spain in the negotiation of advertising contracts concerning the company's global intellectual property rights. Managing partner Alejandro Touriño and Carlos Perez are the key names and Franz Ruz is also noted.

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Intellectual property: Trade marks

Within: Intellectual property: Trade marks

ECIJA’s team acts for numerous clients in the media and technology sectors on trade marks, designs and domain names issues. The practice advised Mediapro on the sale of IP and licensing rights for the broadcasting of La Liga and Champions League matches to Orange and Vodafone, internationally and domestically, respectively. Hugo Écija, Carlos Perez, Juan Salmeron and managing partner Alejandro Touriño are the key names.

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