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Juan José Marín to head HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s Madrid Copyright Practice

26 September 2018
Wed, 09/26/2018 (All day)

Juan José Marín, Full Professor of Civil Law and founder of the Law Offices of Juan José Marín, brings his intellectual property expertise to HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, where he will lead the copyright practice group.

 

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, the only European boutique firm specializing in intellectual and industrial property, with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Dusseldorf, Mannheim, Munich and Paris, as well as Madrid, thus drives forward the practice of intellectual property and new media. HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s Madrid office currently advises companies in this industry acting for, for instance, Motion Picture Association (MPA), which integrates leading Hollywood studios, on copyright matters and the fight against piracy.

 

A consultant to the World Intellectual Property Organization, Prof. Marín is a recognized intellectual property expert with extensive experience as a researcher and trial lawyer.

 

Vice President of the Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale (ALAI) since 2016, he was previously the President of the Literary and Artistic Association for the Defense of Copyright (ALADDA), the international association’s Spanish chapter. Prof. Marín has been lauded by the directory Chambers & Partners since 2011 as an expert in Copyright (tier 1) and TMT Information Technology.

 

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s Madrid office now counts 4 partners, 1 of counsel, 1 counsel and 3 associates.

 

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