PONTI & PARTNERS is a professional law firm specialising in consultancy and the protection and defence of industrial and intellectual property. Protecting strategic assets such as patents, designs, trademarks and domain names, and the provision of legal IP advice from a professional and competitive perspective is our raison d’être.
We have a highly qualified team of Lawyers, European Patent Attorneys, Industrial Property Agents, Community Trademark and Design Attorneys, and Consultants who assist the client at all times to ensure optimal protection and defence of their interests.Show more +
Lawyer. Registered Patent and Trademark Attorney, and European Trademark and Design Attorney. He joined PONTI in 2003.
He earned his degree in Law from the University of Alicante. In addition, he holds a Master’s degree in Intellectual Property (Magister Lvcentinvs) and a Master’s degree in Civil Procedural Law from the Barcelona Bar Association.
His practice includes advice on trademarks, patents, designs, trade secrets, copyright and unfair competition, as well as their protection and defence before national courts, including the EU Trademark and Design Courts, and the EU Court of Justice. His practice also encompasses licensing, assignment of IP rights, contentious-administrative proceedings, infringement and validity issues, application for border measures or disputes of domain names filed in bad faith.
He handles the Intellectual Property portfolio of numerous Spanish and multinational companies.
He is a member of COAPI (Spanish Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys), the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB) and AIPPI where he is actively involved in AIPPI Study Questions. He is also an authorized Consultant by ACCIÓ (Agency for Business Competitiveness). At an international level, he is member of INTA. Ricardo is ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 2021.
His working languages are Spanish, Catalan and English.
Guerras, R (2020): Are pears and apples comparable?
Guerras, R. (2018) “Trademark protection in the digital environment”
Guerras, R. (2017) XXXI JORNADA D’ESTUDI SOBRE PROPIETAT INDUSTRIAL I INTEL·LECTUAL. AIPPI. “The Reform of the Community Trademark Regulation: European Union Trademark”.
Guerras, R. (2013-2018) “Relief in IP proceedings other than injunctions or damages”; “IP damages for acts other than sales”. “Trade secrets: overlapping with trade restriction, enforcement aspects”; ” Border measures and other customs intervention measures against offenders”; “Funtional designs” and “Patent and designs prior use rights”. AIPPI Study Questions.
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