Juan Casulá has been practising as a lawyer for over 25 years in lawsuits in Spain and abroad concerning Patents, Trademarks, Unfair Competition, Advertising, Intellectual Property and related rights, especially legal actions for infringement, nullity, boasting, precautionary measures, preliminary verification proceedings, preventive writs, criminal proceedings, contentious-administrative proceedings, as well as multiple appeals before Provincial Courts, National Courts, Supreme Court, Constitutional Court and Court of Justice of the European Union. In addition, he has handled proceedings before the CNMC (National Markets and Competition Commission), the Advertising Self-Control Association, the Directorate General of Customs, the EUIPO and the SPTO (Spanish Patent and Trademark Office).
He has also been involved in the negotiation and drafting of all types of contracts, in particular Patent and Trademark licences, technology and know-how transfer, valuation of intangible assets, protection of business secrets and confidentiality, coexistence of distinctive signs, distribution, franchising and assignment of Intellectual Property.
He has taught at the Escuela de Práctica Jurídica COLEX, the Instituto de Empresa, the Boletín Oficial del Estado and the Practicum on Patent Law at the Magister Lvcentinvs of the University of Alicante, and is a member of the Spanish Group of the AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property).
Juan is a Law graduate from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and holds a diploma in Training Courses for Lawyers and Labour Law from the School of Legal Practice of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Along with the incorporation of Juan Casulá Oliver, Monereo Meyer has also hired Rodrigo López, who has worked at Industrial and Intellectual Property recognised agencies in Spain. He specialises in Intellectual Property and New Technologies. He has experience in Legal advice and defence for both companies (national and foreign) and individuals in Industrial Property, Anti-Piracy, Customs and Unfair Competition matters. In addition, he has experience in initial advice on obtaining registration protection for intangible assets, as well as in defending them in the event of infringement by third parties in various business sectors.
He is a practising member of the Madrid Bar Association (ICAM) and has published several articles and participated in conferences on Industrial Property and Anti-Piracy.
Rodrigo is a Law and Political Science and Public Administration graduate from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, having attended different courses and specialisation programmes given by national and foreign universities.