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José Mariano Cruz
He is a reputed specialist in IP Law, Life Sciences Law and Biotechnology where he advises either big enterprises or scientific institutions and individuals. He also advises on Commercial issues where a potential complex litigation issue is involved.
He has a Degree in Law by the Complutence University of Madrid. He specialised in IP Law, Pharma Law and Biotechnology Law and has several studies on such matters in institutions such as Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, CEFI, Patent Centre at Barcelona University and Madrid Bar Association. He has been a Lawyer at the Madrid Bar Association since 1998. He is also a Lecturer at CEU San Pablo University for the International Advocate Master Degree. He is a contributor in different communication media and a current speaker in specialised IP and Pharmaceutical forums. He is the author of several legal papers on publications of reference in such matters.
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The ‘very committed, responsive and experienced’ Eversheds Sutherland receives praise for its ‘excellent internal coordination and good technical level’. The firm handles domestic and international arbitration and litigation, particularly in relation to Latin America, and specialises in the infrastructure, energy, construction, industrial engineering, transport and automotive sectors. The team is co-led by Antonio Bravo, who has experience acting before high courts and tribunals throughout Spain; Kiko Carrión, who is an expert in the health, transportation, logistics and construction sectors; litigation and IP specialist José Mariano Cruz; and Luis Francisco Bermejo, who focuses on litigation and insolvency.
Eversheds Sutherland is best known in the pharmaceutical sector for handling complex and high-value patent disputes for national and multinational high-profile pharmaceutical and chemicals clients. The firm has also recently grown its presence and expertise in the engineering and retail sectors, and regularly provides commercial IP advice relating to licensing and technology transfers. The firm’s wider international network allows it to act in multi-jurisdictional cases for a range of clients. The team is led by Kiko Carrión, an expert in the health, transportation and music sectors, and José Mariano Cruz, a specialist in IP, biotech and life sciences. Senior associate Marta González is also praised for her pharmaceutical sector expertise.
Eversheds Sutherland‘s Madrid-based team is best known for its expertise in portfolio management, trade mark defence and prosecution for pharmaceutical companies, and it has also expanded its share of major retail clients. The team acts for a combination of domestic, international and multinational companies and is led by IP litigators Kiko Carrión and José Mariano Cruz.
- Intellectual property: patents - Spain
- Dispute resolution - Spain
- Intellectual property: Trade marks - Spain
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences
- Intellectual property: patents
- Industry focus: TMT
- Intellectual property: Copyright
- Public law
- Real estate and construction
- Transport: Other transport
- Commercial, corporate and M&A
- Dispute resolution
- Intellectual property: Trade marks
- Private equity
- Banking and finance