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Abel Garriga is an of counsel lawyer with our firm. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a lawyer, primarily working in civil and commercial law. His particular expertise is in intellectual property and the regulation of new technology, having a profound knowledge of the legal issues associated with telecommunications and the internet.

Abel has worked as a lawyer since 1995. He is a specialist in author rights and industrial and intellectual property, and advises companies and cultural institutions that use intangible goods for commercial and cultural purposes. His clients include, for example, producers, publishers and advertising agencies, as well as museums, foundations and authors. As a result of the popularization of IT and communications technology, Abel’s practice centers on the articulation of possibilities that allow for the innovative use of digital technologies within the current legal framework. He prepared the first ‘copyleft’ license adapted to the Spanish legal system and participates in Creative Commons. Abel combines his professional activity with teaching and conference participation. He is also a member of the Literary and Artistic Association for the Defense of Author’s Rights.

Abel is fluent in Catalan, Spanish and French and graduated as a lawyer from the University of Barcelona.

As an expert in civil, commercial and international law, Abel advises our clients with respect to patents, trademarks, commercial litigation, copyright, telecommunications and international M&A transactions.