Derecho Mercantil Montero Aramburu




Corporate Law. Advising all types of companies and partnerships, from their incorporation to their winding-up and liquidation. Attending general shareholders’ meetings, board of directors’ meetings and bondholders’ meetings. Drafting and negotiation of corporate documents, agreements, articles of association, regulations and powers of attorney.

Corporate Compliance. Reviewing corporate transactions in order to assess, prevent and warn about potential criminal liability.

Transactions involving a change of corporate structure. Advising on the purchase and sale of companies or assets; acquisition of shareholdings in listed or private companies; mergers, spinoffs and corporate conversions; shareholders’ and joint venture agreements, strategic partnerships and business groups. Conducting due diligence reviews.

Foundation and Non-Profit Organisation Law. Advising all types of national and regional foundations in the areas of culture, innovation, training and development cooperation. Incorporating foundations, holding the office of secretary and attending meetings of the Board of Governors and other bodies. Advising on the execution of agreements and other forms of collaboration by third parties with such institutions. Advising on relations with the Foundations Authority and the Foundations Registry.

Commercial Disputes Law. Bringing corporate actions. Contesting corporate resolutions and defending shareholders’ rights. Bringing corporate action to enforce individual liability and the right of separation.

Commercial Contracts.

Industrial and Intellectual Property Law and Competition Law. Drafting agreements for the purchase, sale and assignment of rights, franchise agreements, licence agreements, distribution and agency agreements, supply agreements and advertisement and sponsorship agreements. Advising on distinctive signs, inventions, copyrights, unfair competition and piracy. Assisting as counsel in contentious-administrative matters to contest decisions by the Spanish Patents and Trademarks Office. Liaising with the surveillance and trademark search service. Defence in industrial property disputes. Advising in the area of Competition Law. Advising on new technologies, data protection, e-commerce and e-signature.

Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights Law and Competition Law. Preliminary reports and comprehensive registration process of trademarks and commercial names, at national, EU and international level.  Renewal and worldwide surveillance services. Investigation on patents and utility models. Drafting and filing of applications for patents and utility models at national or European level.  PCT application and its processing. Application and registration of national industrial designs and of EU drawings and designs.  Processing of the whole procedure. Legal counsel in contentious-administrative matters against rulings from the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, once the administrative avenue has been exhausted. Drafting of Industrial Property agreements (co-ownership, cession, licences…) as well as franchise, distribution and agency agreements. Legal advice and protection of intellectual property rights (literary, artistic or scientific creations).  Registration.  Editing, theatrical representations and musical performances contracts. Civil, criminal and contentious-administrative jurisdictional protection of any of the forms of Industrial Property (Inventions, logos and industrial designs) and Intellectual Property.

Application and follow-up of customs intervention processes for withholding imported goods and legal assistance in their destruction process or in court proceedings filed for that purpose. Legal advice within the Competition Law practice, including defence before the Courts of Justice in those cases in which the provisions of the Unfair Competition Act are contravened. Legal advice for new technologies and electronic data, commerce and signature protection.  Domain name, assistance before the OMPI in disputes in connection with domain names.

Maritime Navigation Law. Advising on carriage and charters, marine insurance, privileges, breakdowns, salvage, contamination, etc.


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