Miquel Montañá joined Clifford Chance in 1993 after graduating from Harvard University (LLM), where he was awarded the Laylin Prize. At present, he is the head of IP, the managing partner of the Barcelona office and a member of the firm’s Spanish managing committee. He has published several books and more than 100 articles worldwide on a wide array of intellectual property and competition law topics. In 2011, the legal directory Chambers and Partners chose him as one of the nine Spanish lawyers in the band of ‘star individuals’ and he has remained in that category since then.