Marta Gimeno

Areas of practice

Head of Litigation, Anti-piracy, Intellectual Property and Regulatory Law and Labelling.

Marta Gimeno, Graduate in Law, specialising in economics, Deusto University in 2007, is currently the director of the Litigation Department of H&A.

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T +(34) 91 522 74 20
mgimeno@herrero.es
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Spanish
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Biography

Marta Gimeno began her professional career in 2007 in one of the top firms in Spain, providing advisory services in trade law and digital law. In this first phase, she specialised in advisory services for large national clients.

In 2010, she had the opportunity to join the growing Digital Law and Technological Innovation Department of H&A, and she thus started her career at the firm, focusing on issues such as data protection, domain name disputes and the LSSI.

Taking advantage of her training and the opportunities the firm gave her, Marta would soon begin to study and manage issues that are our expertise, such as customs issues, criminal proceedings relating to counterfeits, advisory services in relation to contracts, preparation of reports, civil lawsuits for infringement and invalidation in relation to industrial and intellectual property or unfair competition.

In the year 2019, Marta became the head of the Litigation Department, incorporating other functions such as managing the secretariats of the council of companies in the group or compliance.

Marta also actively participates in congresses and presentations, and has been the speaker at internal chats and in other forums, such as APD and the Sport Business Congress. Since 2021, she has been a member of the INTA (International Trademark Association) Enforcement Committee.

Qualifications

  • Graduate in Law, specialising in economics, Deusto University (2007).
  • Executive Master in Business Law at the Centre for Legal Studies Garrigues and Harvard Law School (2009).
  • Arbitration course, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi (2011).
  • Compliance Officer course, Deusto University (2020).
  • “English Legal Methods” at Cambridge University (2005).

Professional Awards

  • Featured in IAM Patent 1000 (2020-2022-2023-2024).
  • Featured in MIP (Managing Intellectual Property, 2020-2022).
  • Featured in WTR 1000 (World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, 2023-2024).

Experiencia

  • Representation of an important client in the food the sector in the negotiation and coexistence agreement worldwide in a trademark dispute with one of the largest companies in the sector.
  • Representation in court of a Dutch client in an important proceeding for the infringement and invalidation of Community designs.
  • Representation in court of a German client in prior proceedings (to substantiate facts) and for patent infringement proceedings.
  • Handling of customs issues both on an administrative and judicial level for important companies in the electronics, toy, food, fashion and accessories sectors, among others.
  • Representation in court in lawsuits for trademark and trade name revocation, invalidation and infringement proceedings.
  • Representation in court in lawsuits for patent and utility model invalidation and infringement proceedings.
  • Out-of-court settlement of a considerable volume of matters relating to industrial and intellectual property.
  • Constant advisory services for one of the most important Spanish companies in the energy sector, including global strategies, judicial proceedings, preparation of extrajudicial reports and claims affecting the entire the portfolio of the group and worldwide.
  • Administrative proceedings relating to the calculation of the duration of Supplementary Protection Certificates.
  • Re-establishment of rights in cases of loss of rights due to the omission of certain procedures.
  • Data protection audits and review of clients’ web pages.
  • Recovery and cancellation of important domain names.
Awards and presentations
  • Referenced in Leader League, IAM 1000, WTR 1000 and IP Stars the Managing IP.
  • Speaker in the Sport Business Congress, APD, Deusto University.