David Gómez has been a practising lawyer since 2001 and partner at BAYLOS since 2012. He previously worked at different law firms, as well as at Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (Munich).
He represents both national and international clients in all industrial and intellectual property matters, as well as those relating to advertising, unfair competition, new technologies and related areas, both in civil and criminal litigation and strategic and contractual advice (licences, franchises, distribution, agency, etc). Over the last few years, he has been involved in major litigations in almost all business sectors, including aeronautic, energy, pharmaceutical, fashion, jewellery, spirits and soft drinks, telecommunications, audiovisual and media, transport and distribution, textile, perfumes, music, engineering, architecture, publishing, luxury goods and Premium brands, etc.
He has extensive experience in participating and coordinating global litigations, both on a national and international scale, including before the Court of Justice of the European Union.
Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid (2000), completing part of his studies at the University of Freiburg (1999).
Master’s in Private Law from the Madrid Bar Association (2001).
PhD in Law from the University of Alcalá de Henares (2010), with a unanimous summa cum laude from the Tribunal, presided by Prof. Dr. Carlos Fernández-Novoa and led by Prof. Dr. José Manuel Otero Lastres, where doctoral dissertation was prepared as part of a research project at the Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (2006-2009, Munich).
We can also highlight his participation as Junior Consultant of the IPR2 Project at the European Patent Office (2008/2009); World Intellectual Property Office Programme “Summer School on Intellectual Property” (2006); and the Diploma in Forensic Biology and Law from the Faculty of Medicine at the Complutense University of Madrid (1997/1998).
David has been recognized since 2015 by the Leaders League, WTR 1000 and Best Lawyers directories in the areas of intellectual property and litigation. Certified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA) as “PhD Assistant Professor”.
Member of the Spanish Group of the AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property).
Member of International Trademark Association (INTA).
Member of the Madrid Bar Association.
Member of the Max-Planck Institute Alumni Association.
Author of the monograph "La infracción de la marca comunitaria: problemas de coexistencia con los derechos nacionales" (Marcial Pons, Madrid, 2011).
"The most relevant cases on litigation and arbitration in 2018 from large law firms ". (La Ley 2019. Co-author); "Competence of the EU trademark courts of Alicante to cumulatively hear EU trademark infringement actions and national industrial design infringement actions".
"The most relevant cases on litigation and arbitration in 2017 of large law firms", (La Ley 2018. Co-author); "The control of the distribution of perfumes through the imposition of traceability codes".
" The most relevant cases on litigation and arbitration in 2016 from large law firms " (La Ley, 2017. Co-author); "The legality of the extrajudicial injunction to customers of a company in the discipline of unfair competition and the exhaustion of patent rights".
Regular speaker in different postgraduate training programs, masters and specialization courses, as well as congresses and seminars, such as those organized by the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO), the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), National Association for the Defense of Trademarks (ANDEMA), the Forum of Renowned Spanish Trademarks (FMRE), and the Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition.
He collaborates with several Spanish universities (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Universidad de Alicante), and with the Madrid Bar Association and the School of Legal Practice of the Universidad Complutense.
Professor of Procedural Law (accredited by the ANECA). He has also taught Advertising and Legal Framework.