Partner - J&A Garrigues SLP
Carolina Pina specialises in privacy, image rights, media law, trademarks and copyright, in both contentious and non-contentious matters. She is the co-chair of the sports and entertainment and IT/media groups at Garrigues.
Ms Pina is a trademark and patent agent in Spain and a partly qualified trademark agent in the United Kingdom. She is also an arbitrator and panellist at the Arbitration and Mediation Centre of the World Intellectual Property Organisation.
Ms Pina has been named as a recommended IP lawyer in several publications, including Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 and PLC. She was awarded the prestigious Prix Monique Raynaud by the Union International des Advocats. Ms Pina is a member of the editorial board of the THOMSON ARANZADI Sports and Entertainment Law Review and a lecturer at various universities, including Universidad Autonoma and Universidad Europea de Madrid. She has published extensively and has spoken at various conferences, most notably the International Association of Lawyers, the International Bar Association, the New York Bar Annual Conference and the International Trademark Association.
Ms Pina also has wide experience in online defamation and copyright litigation. She has been involved in major multi-jurisdictional cases in the European Union.
Ms Pina is cited among the world’s top 250 women in intellectual property by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2016.
J&A Garrigues SLP
Publicity and image rights
World Trademark Review
Image rights are fundamental rights enshrined in the Spanish Constitution, yet a number of factors hamper effective judicial protection.
World Trademark Review 17
Because of the difficulties in identifying the perpetrators of many acts of online infringement, IP rights holders increasingly turn to internet service providers for redress. However, the Spanish courts have so far interpreted narrowly the EU provisions on providers’ liability
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