Inmaculada Lorenzo

Inmaculada Lorenzo

Senior Associate
Madrid

Email inmaculada.lorenzo@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +34 91 349 82 00

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesSpanish, English

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Inmaculada Lorenzo focuses on enforcement and litigation of IP rights, particularly in the field of patents, trademarks and unfair competition. Passionate about creation and innovation as driving forces of development, she helps her clients protect and defend their intangible assets.

Inmaculada represents and advises national and international companies, particularly in the Life Sciences (pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical devices) and Technology, Media and Telecommunications industries, in patent and trademark infringement and validity litigation and complex IP disputes, including also unfair competition, copyright and trade secret claims.

Inmaculada acts regularly before the Spanish Commercial Courts, hearing all IP related disputes, as well as the European Union Trademark & Designs Court. She is commonly involved in multi-jurisdictional litigation and works hand-in-hand with Spanish and foreign experts, including European Patent Attorneys and reputed University Professors. She has extensive experience dealing with preliminary injunctions, pre-trial inspections, inquiries proceedings and protective actions, and also advises clients on pre-contentious matters and dispute settlement.

Inmaculada studied Law, Business Administration and Management and Music. She lectures on IP and International Litigation in two Master Degree Programs at University Carlos III of Madrid and ISDE Law School and periodically publishes on hot topics in IP law.

She has recently been nominated in the Top 10 “Best Young Lawyer” in the Expansión Legal Awards (2019 and 2020) and has been ranked as “Rising Star” by IP Stars – Managing Intellectual Property 2018 and 2019 and as “Next Generation Lawyer” by Legal 500 2017 for Intellectual Property (Patents).

Awards and recognitions

2018-2019

Rising Star
Managing Intellectual Property

2017

Next Generation Lawyer (Intellectual Property: Patents)
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions

Education

Law Degree, University of A Coruña (Spain), 2009

Degree in Business Administration and Management, University of A Coruña (Spain), 2009

Representative experience

Representing a major biopharmaceutical company in infringement proceedings as a result of the market entry of a biosimilar of one of the client’s key biological drugs.

Representing a pharmaceutical company in a patent dispute involving infringement of second medical use claims arising from market entry of generics in Spain.

Representing a leading U.S. multinational company in the fibre optic industry in several patent infringement proceedings involving infringement and validity of several patents against a number of competitors in Spain.

Representing a leading telecommunications company in one of the biggest patent disputes in Spain, involving also copyright infringement and unfair competition claims.

Representing a leading multinational provider of healthcare solutions in orthopaedics, neurosciences and spinal care in patent infringement and invalidity proceedings, including preliminary injunctions proceedings, launched by a competitor in Spain.

Advising and representing several multinational smartphones manufacturers and internet players in patent litigation proceedings, including preliminary injunctions proceedings and protective actions launched before the Barcelona courts.

Representing a leading international industrial services provider in patent infringement and invalidity proceedings launched by a competitor.

Advising a U.S. pharmaceutical company in a patent infringement case against a competitor holding a marketing authorisation for a generic (hybrid) medicine of one of our client's most relevant drugs used to treat narcolepsy.

Representing one of the world’s major designers and manufacturers of infant products in a patent infringement dispute against a competitor and its distributor.

Advising a U.S. pharmaceutical company in a patent dispute involving potential launch of generics onto the Spanish market.

Advising a Japan-based pharmaceutical company in a potential patent dispute involving the manufacture in Spain and subsequent marketing in a number of EU countries of a new biological drug.

Advising and representing various players in the internet services industry in trademark infringement and unfair competition proceedings.

Representing one of the key players in the IT industry in trademark infringement and revocation proceedings before the Community Trademark Court.

Representing a leading company in the cork industry in patent infringement and revocation proceedings in Spain, including pre-trial inspection and preliminary inquiries proceedings.

Representing clients from the IT industry in a number of proceedings brought by Spanish collecting companies claiming payment of copyright levies.

Representing a US based company in the fashion industry in trademark revocation proceedings before the Spanish courts.

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