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Rais Amils  Arnal

Rais Amils Arnal

Abogado

Abogado
Rais Amils Arnal

Rais Amils specialises in litigation and intellectual property, antitrust and unfair competition matters.

Rais has experience in complex patent and trademark matters and litigations. She has also advised and represented clients in antitrust matters regarding commercial distribution and licensing agreements and the interplay between the enforcement of intellectual property rights and antitrust, and she has also been involved in damages claims for antitrust infringements. Rais has also been dealing with unfair competition litigations, apart from more general commercial litigations.

Rais lectures at several education centres like Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) and the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB). She has also been invited to participate in several panels dealing with antitrust and intellectual property matters.

On July 2019 she was elected Member of the Board of the Antitrust and Intellectual Property Commission of the Barcelona Bar Association.

Relevant experience includes advising and representing:

  • A variety of multinational firms in the pharmaceutical sector on the interplay between the enforcement of intellectual property rights and antitrust
  • A multinational firm that was sanctioned by the European Commission for being involved in a cartel in the antitrust damage claim filed against it by one of its clients
  • A variety of multinational firms in the pharmaceutical sector on several pre-litigation and litigation matters related to the industrial property rights protecting some of their most important medicinal products.
  • A variety of multinational firms in the pharmaceutical sector on their defence in claims for damages derived from the imposition of preliminary injunctions.
  • A multinational firm operating in the large-scale consumption sector on several pre-litigation and litigation matters related to its commercial agreements within its distribution network.
  • A multinational firm operating in the large-scale consumption sector on the patent infringement proceedings it initiated in defence of its industrial property rights and on the antitrust counterclaim filed by the defendant for alleged abuse of dominant position.

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Career and qualifications

  • Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Law) 2000
  • College of Europe (LLM, Master of European Law) 2001
  • Admitted as an abogado in Barcelona 2001
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2001
  • Universitat Central de Barcelona (Diploma de Estudios Avanzados (DEA)) 2005

Awards and citations

  • Listed as "Next generation lawyer" by Legal 500 in 2017-2019 for Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation
  • Awarded the “Extraordinary Prize for Graduation in Law” for the top-ranked student when finalising her studies in 2000