Sonia Santos is partner at the Grau & Angulo IP boutique firm, being based at their Madrid office
Sonia got a degree in Law & Economics and she later obtained an LLM in IP from Queen Mary, University of London.
Specializing in trademark and design law, copyright, unfair competition and new technology, Sonia deals principally with the firm’s US and UK client base. She has high-profile clients in very different industries including fashion & beauty, entertainment, telecommunication and automotive industries. She is particularly renowned for her strategic thinking and flexibility and is consistently praised for her cross-border work, her practice including both litigation and advice. Sonia is a qualified lawyer admitted to represent clients before any Spanish Court. She regularly speaks at high-profile IP conferences and contributes to international publications specializing in intellectual property.
Her work is acknowledged by the sector’s leading law directories. In 2015 she received the ILO Client Choice Award for trademarks and for the last two years MIP has included her in The Top 250 Women in IP. She has also been an IP Star in Trademarks since 2015. Sonia is regularly ranked in WTR 1000 and has been cited as “a mastermind at cross-border strategy”.
Languages: Spanish, English
Grau & Angulo is an IP boutique firm which specialises 100% in IP litigation, its main activities being patent litigation, trademark litigation, designs and copyright litigation, domain names, licensing, unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting. Insight into this field, in combination with the highest quality legal expertise, forms the essence of Grau & Angulo’s legal counselling. The firm offers legal representation in all areas of intellectual property lawto clients in the textile, fashion, mass consumer goods, high technology, pharmaceutical, sport and leisure, food and beverage, entertainment, perfumery, IT/telecoms and luxury goods for whom intellectual property is an important asset of their business. The firm has offices in Barcelona, Madrid and Las Palmas and deals with many of Spain’s most high profile court cases.