Specialist in intellectual and industrial property, advertising and unfair competition, with a focus on new technologies and technology transfer.

Álvaro Bourkaib’s practice includes the advisory, contractual and litigation aspects of the protection and transfer of intangible assets. He designs innovative strategies for protecting and transferring those rights, thanks to his interdisciplinary knowledge of authors’ rights, neighboring rights and sui generis database rights; trade secrets; and patents, trademarks, designs, plant varieties and mask works.

He provides multijurisdictional, multicultural, crossborder advice, and has worked for international firms.

He lectures in several masters and postgraduate programs on intellectual property and technology transfer at universities and higher education centers, including Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICADE, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and IE Business School.

He regularly participates in international conferences on intellectual property and new technologies, and is the author of leading publications in these areas.


  • Bachelor of Laws
    Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICADE, Madrid

    Bachelor of Business Administration and Management
    Universidad Pontificia Comillas- ICADE, Madrid

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Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Leaders League, Legal 500, Best Lawyers and World Trademark Review in Intellectual Property, Competition and EU Law, Copyrights, Data Privacy and Data Protection and TMT

Global Leader
Who’s Who Legal (category: Intellectual Property 2021)

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