José Carlos Erdozain

Of Counsel at PONS IP

José Carlos Erdozain has an LLB from the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid (1993) and a PhD in civil law with honours from the same university, specialising in intellectual property (1996). He also attended the Max-Planck-Institut in 1995-1996. He is currently assistant doctor professor at Madrid’s CEU San Pablo University (civil and procedural law), a panel member of the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre concerning conflicts between trademarks and domain names and assistant professor at both the Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI-ICADE and the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid where he teaches masters’ in intellectual property.

Mr Erdozain began his legal practice in 1997 and has since focused mainly on IP unfair competition and privacy law, with a wide experience in litigation and arbitration, where he has represented some of the most relevant companies in sectors as audiovisual production, broadcasting, IT and publishing, and business consulting, both on a national and international level. He is the author of several monographs and doctrinal articles on intellectual property and privacy law.

He has worked for companies in different sectors: textile, audiovisual, creative industries, energy, construction, and publishing, among others. He has extensive knowledge of international contracting and arbitrations, representing corporations in the IT, telecommunications and audiovisual sectors. He is the author of several monographs and doctrinal articles on intellectual property and is often invited to speak about IP matters at conferences.

Mr Erdozain is a member of the Literary and Artistic Association for the Defence of Copyright (ALADDA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the Licensing Executives Society (LES) International.

He speaks Spanish, English and German.

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Madrid 28010

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