Álvaro is specialised in litigating IP rights and related rights in Spain, including patents (and supplementary protection certificates for medicines) trademarks, unfair competition, designs and copyrights, before the specialized Commercial Courts, but also Civil, Contentious-Administrative and Criminal Courts, in all type of proceedings, including urgent actions for protection at Trade Shows, protective briefs and Customs border seizures. He also has considerable experience providing advice in contractual matters, assisting in drafting and counselling clients in this area of Law and advises and litigates also with regard to advertising and labelling. Álvaro works for national and international clients across a range of sectors including life sciences, mobile and telecoms, energy, engineering, food industry, fashion and entertainment. He also has extensive teaching experience in IP law and related matters. Álvaro is one of the founding members of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER in Spain.