Marta Centell Ribas


Marta focuses her professional practice on providing pre-contentious advice, acting on behalf of clients in legal proceedings related to industrial property, in particular, those involving trade marks and industrial designs and unfair competition. 

She also advises clients on trade marks and industrial designs in the Industrial and Intellectual Property Offices (OEPM, EUIPO and OMPI) and undertakes their defence at different levels in national and EU courts (General Court and the Court of Justice of the EU).

In particular, Marta has extensive experience in advising clients on protection and defence of their industrial property rights in various fields, (judicial, customs offices and inspections), by developing protection strategies, and on negotiating and drawing up agreements in this respect.

Law degree (2010) from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona

Erasmus at the University of Orleans (2009-2010), France

Marta joined Vidal-Quadras & Ramon in 2021.
Arochi & Lindner, Barcelona (2016-2020)
ALTIUS, Brussels and JONAS, Cologne (2016)
Toda & Nel-lo, Barcelona (2010 -2015)
Baker McKenzie, Barcelona (2010)
Guest speaker in various courses and seminars on trade marks, designs and unfair competition

Member of the Barcelona Bar Association (2011)
Member of MARQUES, the International Trademark Association (INTA), the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Contributor to INTA Practice Guides; “Trademark Cancellation Guide” for SPAIN

Spanish, Catalan, English and French

IP Stars

CENTELL RIBAS, Marta, “INTA Practice Guides Report Trademark Cancellations Guide Spain”; INTA (2021)

CENTELL RIBAS, Marta co-author with MARCOS RAMOS, Jorge, “The Spanish Competition Authority fines undertakings for an agreement and concerted practices during the purchase of soccer broadcasting rights (Telefónica / DTS)”; e-Competitions Bulletin February 2016, Art. No 78001


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