Álvaro Bourkaib joins Cuatrecasas Intellectual and Industrial Property, Media and Data Protection Practice

2017年2月14日

Álvaro Bourkaib joins Cuatrecasas Intellectual and Industrial Property, Media and Data Protection Practice
Álvaro Bourkaib joins Cuatrecasas Intellectual and Industrial Property, Media and Data Protection Practice

Mr. Bourkaib, with extensive experience in advising on corporate matters and litigation, joins Madrid office

Cuatrecasas gives new impetus to its Intellectual and Industrial Property, Media and Data Protection Practice (“IP Practice”) by hiring partner Álvaro Bourkaib Fernández de Córdoba, who will be based in the Madrid office where he will provide comprehensive advice for the whole firm.

Throughout his career, Mr. Bourkaib has specialized in advising on commercial matters and litigation, in relation to cases with an intellectual property and technological element. Following his time spent working in global firms in the United States, he also has international experience that has positioned him as an expert in technological companies and the entertainment industry, sectors clearly on the rise and generating economic activity in a context of digital revolution.

According to Albert Agustinoy, the partner coordinating the Cuatrecasas IP Practice, “Álvaro has cemented an excellent career as a lawyer and will be a fundamental asset for the practice, which is sure to grow along with the unstoppable digitalization process that our clients are experiencing.”

Mr. Bourkaib spoke very positively of his hiring at Cuatrecasas: “I am starting an exciting new stage at the firm and I am convinced that we will be able to maximize the synergies existing between the practice and the other practice areas, particularly the corporate and commercial, and litigation practices and in crosscutting sectors such as technology and audiovisual production.”

About Álvaro Bourkaib

With extensive experience in intellectual property and new technologies, Álvaro Bourkaib specializes in corporate and litigation transactions of all types, including the preparation of agreements, joint ventures, marketing of licenses and patents, and mergers and acquisitions. During his time at national and international benchmark firms, he has advised on highly significant transactions and worked with leading companies in the spheres such as technology, entertainment and pharmaceuticals.

He lectures in several master programs and postgraduate courses, at ICADE, the Universidad Carlos III, the Instituto de Empresa business school and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He also regularly participates at international conferences in the area of intellectual property and new technologies, and has authored numerous publications.

The intellectual property team at Cuatrecasas is made up of 15 lawyers, three of them partners and one counsel, distributed across the offices of Barcelona, Lisbon, Madrid, Seville and Valencia. The lawyers offer legal advice on intangible assets, combining the experience of a specialist firm with the multidisciplinary and global focus of an international company.

The IP Practice offers legal services on copyright, conflicts on registered trademarks, inventions and designs, information technologies and electronic commerce, personal data protection, advertising, and art and entertainment law.

 

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