Ana Castedo

Ana Castedo


Email [email protected]​

Phone +34 91 349 82 05

Fax +34 91 349 82 01

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

"She is great at staying on top of things and making sure the work is in line with our business goals".

Chambers Europe 2017

Ana Castedo, a Hogan Lovells partner in the Intellectual Property, Media and Technology Practice Group in the Madrid office, represents international and Spanish companies before the Spanish commercial courts. Her areas of focus include contentious aspects of intellectual property, in particular, in copyright, patent, trademark, and unfair competition litigation. Chambers Global 2015 reports that clients value Ana for her "quick response, deep knowledge and involvement in the matters we entrust to her." Ana and her team work primarily with clients in the pharmaceutical and chemical fields.

They also handle a number of interesting cases involving telecommunications and technology patents, typically working hand-in-hand with experts from reputed national and foreign universities, and with foreign and national European patent lawyers. Most of the cases Ana works on are litigated before the Barcelona and the Madrid Commercial Courts – where the majority of claims involving infringement and invalidity of IP rights care brought.

Ana also has relevant experience litigating community trademarks before the Community Trademark Court, based in Alicante, Spain, and has recently represented one of the biggest players in the technology industry against an infringement claim.In the copyright arena, Ana and her team have been representing IT clients against collecting societies in litigation involving payment of copyright levies. Other relevant experience in the field of copyright includes seeking protection for design under the copyright laws and, in general, defending and protecting clients with regard to infringement attacks.

Awards and recognitions


Band 1 for Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks
Chambers Europe


Band 1 for Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks
Chambers Global


Ranked in Intellectual Property: Patents & Trade Marks (Spain)
Chambers Global


Leading Individual for Healthcare and Life Sciences
Legal 500 EMEA


Leading Individual for Intellectual Property: Patents
Legal 500 EMEA

2011-2013, 2017-2021

Intellectual Property: Patents
Legal 500 EMEA

2011-2013, 2018-2019

Intellectual Property: Trademarks
Legal 500 EMEA

2011-2013, 2017-2018

Intellectual Property: Copyright
Legal 500 EMEA


IP Star for Patents
Managing Intellectual Property


IP Star for Trade Mark
Managing Intellectual Property

2013, 2016-2021

Enforcement and Litigation
World Trademark Review 1000


Women in Business Law (Trademark)
Expert Guides


Who's Who Legal


IAM Patent 1000

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

LL.M., New York University School of Law


Madrid Bar Association

Barcelona Bar Association

NYU Alumni


Representative experience

Litigation over essential patents covering cutting-edge technology in the field of telecommunications.

Representing one of the worldwide leaders in the telecommunications industry in patent infringement proceedings against a number of competitors.

Working extensively with top clients of the European and American furniture design industry in their fight against copycats.

Providing regular advice to clients of the Life Sciences industry in a wide range of matters, including pricing, and in their fights against generics' launch.

Experience in patent litigation before the Commercial Courts of Barcelona and Madrid in chemical and medical devices, including preliminary injunctions, infringement, and invalidity proceedings.

Wide experience representing clients in litigation involving claims for copyright levies.

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