Our Team

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Javier Merino

Founder and Managing Partner

Javier is a Founder and Managing Partner of Innovatech Law Firm (former Kalonia Legal) located in Barcelona. Previously, he had been working with the Barcelona office of Baker & McKenzie, the Barcelona office of Clifford Chance, and the Bristol and London offices of Osborne Clarke.

Javier is a Managing Director and Founding Partner of Innovatech Law Firm (former Kalonia Legal) located in Barcelona. Previously, he had been working with the Barcelona office of Baker & McKenzie, the Barcelona office of Clifford Chance, and the Bristol and London offices of Osborne Clarke.

Javier is actively involved in Industrial and Intellectual Property, Commercial, and Corporate practices as well as Mergers and Acquisitions and Investment Transactions. He is advising in legal matters in such sectors as Life Science, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Nanotechnology, Innovation, Information Technology and Communications, Telecommunications, Software, and some others. He is working with companies, individuals, and public entities in connection with issues related to E-commerce and E-businesses, Privacy, Commercial, Licenses, Distribution, Development, Co-development, Joint Ventures, Investment Transactions, Venture Capital, Due Diligence as well as European and International Law.

He has lectured on issues related to the Protection of Industrial and Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and Licensing, Personal Data, Electronic Commerce, Electronic Signatures, Online Banking, and the use of electronic means in Public Tenders, organized by entities, at national and international level, such as Euromoney (London), Universidad Pompeu Fabra, ESADE, Colegio de Abogados de Barcelona, Instituto Catalán de Tecnología, Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Institute for International Research, Internet Global Conference 1999 and 2000, the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona, Institut d’Educació Contínua, Instituto de Fomento Sanitario, or Actualidad de Derecho Sanitario.

He is co-author of the Chapter on Spain of the book “Doing E-commerce in Europe” published in 2001, in the English language, by Baker & McKenzie. He is also an author of the Article “The use of Electronic Signatures in the Public Administration”.

Having a significant international experience working and studying in different countries. Javier speaks Spanish, English, French, and Catalan.

Marta Pons de Vall

Marta Pons de Vall

Senior Lawyer

Marta has an impressive experience in the area of Pharmaceutical and Life Science Law and Intellectual Property. During her professional carrier she has had a chance to work both as a lawyer in well-known law firms and as an in-house lawyer in world known pharmaceutical companies.

She graduated in Law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and obtained a master degree in European Law at the College of Europe in Bruges. She has a doctorate degree in the area of International Private Law.

In 2008 and 2009 Marta was recognized as a leading lawyer in Life Science Law by the Chambers & Partners Guide on Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Marta is lecturing regularly in ESADE Law School and Barcelona Bar of Lawyers on the issues related to European Law and Pharmaceutical Law and she is often requested as a speaker at conferences dealing with these matters.

She is also an author of several publications related to European Law, Intellectual Property, Pharmaceutical Law, and Antitrust Law in specialized editions.

Due to her significant international experience studying and working in different countries, Marta has a strong command of English and French, as well as Catalan and Spanish – which are her native languages.


Nuria Domingo, Senior Associate of of Innovatech Law Firm Barcelona

Nuria Domingo

Associate

Nuria is specializing in Litigation and Commercial Law. She has been working in Innovatech Law Firm since its foundation so that she has become an irreplaceable member of our team. Nuria speaks Spanish, Catalan, and English.


Olga Q. Serrano, Paralegal of of Innovatech Law Firm Barcelona

Olga Serrano

Paralegal

Olga is an important member of Innovatech Law Firm as she is providing assistance to all Company´s departments. Due to her considerable experience as a Paralegal and specialized education she is making a great contribution to day-to-day life of our Law Firm. Olga speaks Spanish, Catalan, and English.

 

 

 

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Alexandra Perrotta

Paralegal

Alexandra is young and promising member of our team. Due to her international experience she is making a significant contribution to the work with international clients in our law firm. Following our philosophy, she is currently obtaining a Master Degree in Compliance from Universidad Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) to be able to assume new responsibilities and grow professionally in Innovatech in the future. Alexandra speaks Spanish, Catalan, and English.