Montiano Monteagudo is a lawyer in the Barcelona office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 1999 and became a partner in January 2006.
He focuses his practice on advising national and multinational companies on matters relating to intellectual property, unfair competition, competition law, contract law, information technology and corporate law.
Montiano regularly advises multinational pharmaceutical laboratories and other innovative foreign and domestic companies in sectors such as electronics and microelectronics, software, food, textile, homecare products, education, etc. He represents clients before regulatory bodies and courts in proceedings for the protection of patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright, know-how and other intellectual property rights.
He also counsels market leaders in the telecommunications, pharmaceutical, electronics, financial services and food and drinks sectors in litigation and non-litigation matters (issuing legal opinions) regarding unfair competition and advertising issues, including passing-off, gaining unfair advantage from the reputation of others, misleading practices, sales below cost, protection of trade secrets, misappropriation of trademarks and get-ups.
- Ph.D. in Law, Universidad de Valencia, 1993
- International Trademark Association
Since 1993, Montiano has been a tenured lecturer on commercial law at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona). He regularly lectures at other universities in Spain and abroad, and is a speaker and commentator at law seminars and conferences.