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RCD Partners

DavidVilla

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Partner

Experience

David has over 15 years of experience, 10 of which were developed in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. He is an expert in M&A, corporate law and intellectual property, and his legal practice includes advising start-ups and entrepreneurs on all phases of project development, on negotiating and executing private equity transactions, advising on the sale of companies, corporate venturing, defining and implementing protection policies for legal ownership of intangible assets, and negotiating agreements to relinquish industrial and intellectual property rights (especially software and patent licenses).

David advises a wide range of clients, including leading start-ups and entrepreneurs from the e-commerce, ICT and Life Sciences, investors, business accelerators and investors, and corporate groups.


OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • Secretary of the Board of Directors of several technology-based companies
  • Regular speaker in courses and at conferences on entrepreneurship, investment processes, incentive plans and protection of intangible assets

Education

  • Law Degree, Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)
  • Master’s Degree in Legal and Tax Advice, EADA Business School

Awards and recognitions

2019
CHAMBERS & PARTNERS EUROPE 2019
Private Equity: Venture Capital
BEST LAWYERS
Private Equity
LEADERS LEAGUE
Intellectual Property – Trademark & Copyright Litigation

2018
TTR / EXPANSIÓN
Ranked among the most active legal advisers in M&A and Private Equity