Areas of PracticeInnovation and Entrepreneurship

Since its creation, RCD has maintained a strong commitment to entrepreneurship and innovative projects. Thus, our pioneering firm has become a beacon for legal advice in Spain. Our clients include members of technology sectors, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, and public research institutions for science, health and technology

Our substantial experience and extensive knowledge in both the technology-transfer field and in R&D, have helped us understand, harness, and anticipate the specific legal and strategic needs that companies may have throughout their lifecycle.

Our legal advice and our traditional business advice (such as commercial, tax, labor, and administrative advising) includes:

  • Determining the appropriate legal vehicle for each company (depending on the business plan, strategy and growth prospects)
  • Funding processes, investment agreements, and shareholder agreements
  • Protecting and exploiting intellectual or industrial property
  • Protecting and exploiting innovation
  • Assisting transnational cooperation projects and EU framework programs
  • Advisory services for R & D
  • Legal support for companies to enter the Alternative Investment Market
  • Employee incentive plans
  • Technology development contracts
  • Research programs
  • European consortia
  • Private Public Partnerships (PPP)
  • Support for public research centers to define and implement technology transfer and spin-off processes
  • Full assessment for entrepreneurs and start-ups

We also have extensive experience structuring collaborative projects and providing legal support to business angels and VCs during investment negotiation processes.