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DWF-RCD Associates

Xavier Fàbrega

Intellectual Property Associate

Experience

Xavier is an expert in intellectual property, unfair competition, domain names and trade secrets. He advises domestic and international clients on developing, protecting, managing and enforcing their intellectual property rights (including both prosecution and litigation). His experience also encompasses intellectual property audits, due diligences, licensing and transactional work.

Xavier represents clients in prosecution matters before the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He has extensive experience in representing clients in opposition, cancellation and revocation proceedings before the OEPM and the EUIPO, and in enforcing their intellectual property rights in legal proceedings before Spanish Courts and the European General Court, as well as in domain name disputes before the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.


OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

  • Spanish Industrial Property Attorney, member of the Spanish Institute of Chartered Industrial Property Attorneys (COAPI)
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
  • Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA). He currently serves as a member of the Anticounterfeiting Committee (Western Europe Subcommittee)
  • Member of the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights (SME Expert Group)
  • Lecturer at the Business Management and Entrepreneurship program, KIC InnoEnergy
  • Sworn French Translator-Interpreter, appointed by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Education

  • Law Degree, University of Lleida (UdL)
  • Master’s Degree in European Law, Free University of Brussels (ULB), Institute for European Studies (IEE)

Awards and recognitions

2020
LEGAL 500

  • Intellectual Property Law: Trademarks

  • LEADERS LEAGUE
    • Intellectual Property - Patent Prosecution

    • BEST LAWYERS
      • Intellectual Property Law

      • 2019
        LEADERS LEAGUE
        • Intellectual Property - Patent Prosecution