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Cristina Duch

Partner
Baker & McKenzie Barcelona S.L.P.

Biography

Cristina Duch joined the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group in 2006. She has significant experience in a wide range of intellectual property matters, with particular emphasis on trademarks, designs, unfair competition and advertisement. Ms. Duch is a member of the Spanish Institute of Chartered Industrial Property Agents.

Practice Focus

Ms. Duch provides general and contractual advice and handles litigious work before civil, commercial and community courts. In the last several years, she has handled significant contentious cases involving pressing issues for clients in the textile, luxury and consumer goods, food and beverages, internet, technology and electronics sectors, among others.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Assisted an international retail company with over 7,000 multibrand stores worldwide in defending against trade dress, design rights and copyright claims.
  • Represented an international fast-food chain in a trademark and trade restaurant concept infringement claim.
  • Assisted an international fashion company present in 80 countries in a claim involving the copying of the store DNA and concept.
  • Advised an international healthcare and food manufacturing company on the launch of a new and revolutionary product in Spain.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • INTA - Member, Design Committee
  • AIPPI
  • MARQUES (The Association of European Trademark Proprietors) - Member, Unfair Competition Subcommittee

Admissions

  • Barcelona~Spain (1994)

Education

  • University of Barcelona (1992)
  • Katholieke Universiteit Brabant

Languages

  • Catalan
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish