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Adrian Esquivel Vargas


Partner, Attorney specialized in intellectual property international law and poresecution.

LLM, IP/TMT Law, Universidad de Alicante

Over 16 years experience in Spanish and International IP firms

Fluent in Spanish and English




Victoria Sofía Martín Santos is Official Tradermak and Patent number 1000/6, a member of the Official Industrial Property Agent Association under number 738. She passed the qualifying exam in first try and amongst the top five candidates.

She represents Spanish and international clients in more than 3,000 administrative proceedings before the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO), amongst other.

She is a Judicial Expert in the field of intellectual property appointed by the Official Industrial Property Agents Association.

Sofia is a law and business graduate by the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE) , Spain and studied abroad on a scholarship at the law school of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)

She is an attorney admitted for practice in Spain under number 78.788 of the Madrid Bar Association, specialised in Industrial and Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition. She has advised and represented clients from all over the world in more than 50 judicial proceedings and transactions, before civil, criminal and administrative courts in Spain and European institutions.

She is a 2005 alumni of the “MAGISTER LVCENTINVS” LLM from the University of Alicante in Spain (Master in Industrial and Intellectual Property and Information Society Law) and graduated top of the class.

Sofia coauthored the well known doctrine paper “Ius excludendi vs ius utendi: May the prior trademark holder forbid the use of a junior confusingly similar registered community trademark, or should it be previously cancelled?” which was incorporated into the Spanish Community Trademark Court precedent and affected the sense of case law on this topic, as well as other papers and articles.

She has over 11 years experience of exclusive dedication to every aspect of intellectual property, patent and trademark law, and is currently managing partner at the specialized firm ESQUIVEL MARTIN SANTOS based in Spain.

Sofia is a member of INTA (International Trade Mark Association), ASIPI (Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual), ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association) and other specialized associations.

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