Sonia Sarroca Suñer

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sonia.sarroca@vidalquadrasramon.com

Sonia focuses her professional practice on providing pre-contentious advice and acting on behalf of clients in the Spanish courts in intellectual and industrial property and unfair competition cases and related fields.  

She has acquired solid experience in patent disputes, (in particular in the pharmaceutical sector), and has taken part and takes part in cases of particular importance and prominence at a Spanish and European level. She also advises and acts on behalf of clients when drawing up and negotiating technology transfer agreements and for the strategy to protect distinctive signs, designs and trade secrets along with other related rights.

Master’s in Technology and Legal Innovation Law (2023) from the MeliusForm Business School
Master’s in International Business Law (2017) from the ESADE Business School, Ramon Llull University
University Master’s in law (2015) from Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
Degree in law (2014) from Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
Intellectual Property Course at Bonn University, Germany (2014)
Erasmus at the Roma Tre University, Italy (2012-2013)

Associate in Vidal-Quadras & Ramon (2019)
Junior in Amat & Vidal-Quadras (2017-2018).
Junior in Ernst & Young (2016-2017)
Internship at Clifford Chance in Barcelona (2015-2016)
Internship at Vall i Vendrell Advocats (2014-2015)
Co-founder of “El Jurista” online law journal (2012)

Member of the Barcelona Bar Association (2016)
Member of the Milan Bar Association (Italy) (2021)
Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) (2019) and its youth group in Italy (2021)

Spanish, Catalan, English and Italian

IP Stars (Managing IP)

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia; VIDAL-QUADRAS TRIAS DE BES, Miguel; RAMON SAURI, Oriol; ADELANTADO CALLARD, Cloe (31.05.2019). Intellectual property right licences Q&A: Spain. Thomson Reuters Practical Law

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia; VIDAL-QUADRAS TRIAS DE BES, Miguel; RAMON SAURI, Oriol; ADELANTADO CALLARD, Cloe (08.10.2019). Intellectual property right assignments Q&A: Spain. Thomson Reuters Practical Law

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia (07.02.2020). The (unsuccessful) challenge of the competence of the civil/commercial courts to decide on the validity of a Supplementary Protection Certificate. Lexology

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia; COLL CORTINA, Núria; RAMON SAURI, Oriol (21.07.2020). Incorrect application of the EPO’s problem-solution approach as grounds for rejecting a patent invalidity claim. Darts-IP

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia; TORRENTS FERNÁNDEZ-MAYORALAS, Luis (09.03.2021). Sobre la doble protección en materia de patentes y diseños y derechos de autor ¿la misma?. Diario La Ley Nº 9806, Sección Doctrina

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia (21.05.2021). Declaration of nullity of the SPC on ezetimibe + simvastatin in Spain and lack of jurisdictional conflict. Lexology 

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia; RAMON SAURI, Oriol (29.09.2021). Preliminary injunction dismissed for sorafenib tosylate. Lexology

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia (20.07.2022). The extension of protection during the patent examination in infringement proceedings (the Lékué case). Lexology

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia (18.04.2023). The intersection between competition law and patent law: the fingolimod case. Lexology

SARROCA SUÑER, Sonia; RAMON SAURI, Oriol (11.05.2023). Always seek the court’s permission before requesting the limitation of the patent outside the judicial proceeding: the tiotropium case. Lexology

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