Beatriz Díaz de Escauriaza is a senior associate in the intellectual property practice of Bird & Bird (International) LLP based in Madrid.

Mrs Díaz’s practice covers the full range of intellectual property matters, including litigation, prosecution, negotiation, licensing and administration of intellectual property assets. Her expertise comprises all types of matter in relation to trademarks, domain names, designs, patents and utility models. She has also wide experience in advertising and unfair competition issues. As a litigator, she has represented clients in civil litigation matters related to nullity and infringement of trademarks and patents (either pharmaceutical or mechanical patents) and unfair competition.

Mrs Díaz obtained a degree in law from the Comillas Pontifical University in 2001 and completed her studies with a master’s degree in intellectual property and information society law from the University of Alicante in 2004.

She regularly writes for specialist journals and has co-authored books regarding intellectual property rights. Mrs Díaz often speaks at conferences and seminars on this subject at universities and private foundations.