Ana Padial


  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Civil Dispute Resolution
  • Copyrights
  • IP Litigation
  • Licensing and Franchising
  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Trade Secrets


  • Law degree from the Universidad de Navarra, Spain (1996)
  • Master in Intellectual Property from the Universidad de Alicante, Spain (2000)


  • English
  • Spanish

Ana Padial is a partner and heads the IP Litigation Department of Arochi & Lindner’s Spain office. Since 1998, she has focused her practice on dispute resolutions, advising and designing winning trial and negotiation strategies encompassing all pretrial and trial disputes related to intellectual property, administrative, civil and criminal proceedings concerning trademarks, copyrights, patents, industrial designs, advertising and unfair competition.

Her practice also includes acting as the leading litigation attorney of preeminent global companies in industry sectors such as fashion and luxury goods, food and beverage, automobiles and parts, as well as banking and financial services. Since 2006, she has been the representative trademark lawyer in Spain of 5 of the world’s largest companies in the food sector.

Ana is an active member of ECTA, INTA and the Barcelona Bar Association. She is a Certified Intellectual Property Agent and has authored several publications in professional trademark journals. Fully committed to her lectureship, Ana has been an IP professor in the Masters in Law programs of the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía (ISDE) and the Universidad Abat Oliva in Barcelona, Spain.


  • Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB)
  • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)



  • World Trademark Review | 2021 WTR 1000 Ranking | Spain | Enforcement and Litigation | Individuals | Tier 3 
  • “Lawyer of the Year” |Best Lawyers | 2021 Best Lawyers Ranking | Spain | Advertising Law | Individuals
  • Best Lawyers | 2021 Best Lawyers Ranking | Spain | Litigation | Individuals



  • Best Lawyers | 2020 Best Lawyers Ranking | Spain | Advertising Law | Individuals
  • Best Lawyers | 2020 Best Lawyers Ranking | Spain | Litigation | Individuals



  • World Trademark Review | 2019 WTR 1000 Ranking | Spain | Enforcement and Litigation | Individuals | Tier 3