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Miquel Montañá

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Clifford Chance

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Litigation&Dispute Resolution

Position

Miquel Montañá specialises in dispute resolution (including arbitration), intellectual property and competition law. Miquel has worked on multi-jurisdictional intellectual property and commercial disputes involving patents, trademarks, unfair competition, distribution and agency agreements, copyright and breach of confidential information.

Education

University of Barcelona (LLB) 1989
Masters Degree in European Community Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona 1991
Harvard University (LLM) 1992
Admitted as an abogado in Madrid 1993
University of Barcelona (LLD) 1995


Spain

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Miquel Monta√Ī√° - Clifford Chance

Within: Dispute resolution

The ‚Äėabsolutely brilliant‚Äô Jose Antonio Cainzos¬†leads the ‚Äėhigh-quality and dedicated‚Äô practice at Clifford Chance, which specialises in representing multinational clients in cross-border litigation, international arbitration and investigations. Key names include intellectual property litigation expert¬†Miquel Monta√Ī√°¬†and the ‚Äėwell-prepared and hardworking‚Äô Ignacio Diaz. Also notable is¬†counsel Carlos Zabala, who joined from Ram√≥n y Cajal Abogados¬†in 2018. The firm is representing the Agrolimen Group in a claim against Nuevo Arpegio, a private entity owned by the regional government of Madrid, relating to the sale of several rural plots of land. In another recent highlight, the ‚Äėavailable, transparent and really reliable‚Äô team is acting for Vestas Per√ļ in its claim against Montealto Per√ļ, following arbitration proceedings before the International Court of Arbitration.

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Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Leading individuals

Miquel Monta√Ī√° - Clifford Chance

Within: Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Clifford Chance¬†specialises in advising the pharmaceutical industry on legal and regulatory requirements and on all stages of the medicinal product cycle, and also has experience in joint ventures in the life sciences industry. The practice is led by intellectual property expert Miquel Monta√Ī√°¬†and litigation and multi-jurisdictional dispute specialist Josep Montefusco. The team is representing Alfasigma Espa√Īa in a contentious administrative appeal against the decision of the Spanish health authorities to exclude a product from the¬†public health system's¬†financing. In another highlight, the department is advising Novartis Pharma AG and Novartis Farmac√©utica on public procurement matters relating to the supply of the drug Glivec.

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Intellectual property: Copyright

Within: Leading individuals

Miquel Monta√Ī√° - Clifford Chance

Within: Intellectual property: Copyright

Clifford Chance¬†has a strong track record handling¬†copyright legislation. Practice head¬†Miquel Monta√Ī√°¬†is advising Banco Santander on the copyright aspects of multiple project finance operations for the production of several films and television series. Other work includes successfully advising Samsung on the copyright aspects of various app launches and marketing campaigns. Josep Montefusco¬†and senior associate Juan Cuerva de Ca√Īas¬†are also noted.

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Intellectual property: Trade marks

Within: Leading individuals

Miquel Monta√Ī√° - Clifford Chance

Within: Intellectual property: Trade marks

Clifford Chance‚Äôs practice acts for high-profile clients, frequently handling¬†trade mark litigation. Miquel Monta√Ī√°¬†leads the team and the 'experienced'¬† Josep Montefusco¬†is also noted. Samsung, Philip Morris International and Honda Motor are among its key clients.

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Intellectual property: patents

Within: Leading individuals

Miquel Monta√Ī√° - Clifford Chance

Within: Intellectual property: patents

Miquel Monta√Ī√°¬†leads the practice at Clifford Chance, which specialises in the healthcare and life sciences sector, among others. The team is representing new client UCB Pharma in patent revocation proceedings against Normon concerning Vimpat, a leading product for the treatment of epileptic seizures. Josep Montefusco¬†is another key name. At senior associate level,¬†Rais Amils¬†is singled out.

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