Emma MURUETA-GOYENA

Counsel
Emma Murueta-Goyena

PRACTICE AREAS

International Commercial Agreements : Agency, Distribution, Franchising, Licensing and Trademarks
Spanish and Latin America Desk

EDUCATION

Juris Doctor-University of Deusto (Bilbao), Spain, 1997;
European Union Law Certificate-1998, University of Deusto (Bilbao), Spain, 1998;
Universitaet des Saarlandes-Europa Institut-European Union Law Certificate, 1999 ;
LLM European Union Law University of Deusto (Bilbao), Spain – 2000

LANGUAGES

Spanish, English, FRENCH and GERMAN

MEMBERSHIPS

Bilbao bar, Spain
Brussels bar (EU lawyer)

Emma MURUETA-GOYENA - COUNSEL

Emma Murueta Goyena has a large experience of more than 16 years in drafting and negotiating distribution and agency agreements for multinational companies, advising clients on EU anti-trust rules applicable to distribution agreements and managing clients' distribution networks on a worldwide basis. She also advises franchisors on drafting and negotiating franchise agreements, manages franchisors’ networks and handles trademark and other IP Rights portfolios for franchisors on a worldwide basis.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES, PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES

Relevant publications

“Community Trademark v. National Trademarks”, Brussels 2002.
“Data protection in the European Union”, Brussels 2004.
“Abuse of Dominant Position in the European Union”, Brussels 2004.
Cooperation in several articles regarding channel management published in “Routes to the Market” (Journal from VIA International) :
“Planning for termination”
“Choice of law: Best legal strategy”
“Protecting the company’s trademark”
“Distribution of Motor Vehicles under European Law”

News & Publications

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