Ignacio Paz-Ares


Ignacio is specialised in Intellectual Property law, Digital law and TMT law.

With his international profile, Ignacio advises both national and international clients in a wide range of sectors, including media and entertainment; bio-technology; FinTech; and telecommunications; and beyond.

He is experienced in the audio-visual market, advising production and distribution companies on their businesses, and has participated in the development and negotiation of international co-productions involving companies from different countries. He has also counselled prominent start-up companies in the technological field, particularly FinTech start-ups.

Ignacio has also handled proceedings concerning copyright, trademarks and fundamental rights.

    • Part of the team advising Bnext, one of the biggest FinTech companies from Spain, in setting up their business in Mexico.
    • Part-time secondment as an in-house lawyer for two animation production companies with a solid international reputation.
    • Part of the team advising a Japanese VoD service provider in their negotiations with several collecting societies in Europe, including SGAE, SIAE, PRS and SACEM.
    • Part of the team advising a multinational audiovisual animation company (Toonz Media Group) in setting up their business in Spain, specifically in the Canary Islands.
    • Part of the team advising a U.S. production company in libel suit brought against the movie “The Infiltrator”.
    • Madrid Bar Association
    • Con acento jurídico: The legal implications of DeepFakeN.º 92 – Journal Communications in Intellectual Property and Competition Law – CEFI Foundation.

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Spanish, English


LLM in M&A and Corporate – IE University (2016)

LLM in Legal Practice – IE University (2016)

Bachelor of Laws – University San Pablo CEU (2015)