Bachelor of Laws, at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1991).
Master in Tax Law at EPJ Madrid (1992).
Master in IP Rigths within the EU (1993).
Member of Madrid BAR Association since 1992.
He began his professional career in Gómez-Acebo & Pombo (1990-1995) where he specialized in IP and New Tech Law. In 1996 joined as a partner the law firm Larrauri & López Ante (Madrid Office) and in 2012 José Manuel decided to set up the law firm Rey Abogados & Asociados, being its Managing Partner. In 2012 he also began his relationship with 4|5|3 Law Firm. In January 2018 José Manuel became the Managing Partner of the Madrid Office and helped us setting up our activity in Madrid for two years. Since January 2020 he keeps a close relationship with 4|5|3 Law Firm as Of Counsel.
Corporate Law and IP Law.
Member of the Spanish Committee of INTA (International Trade Mark Association) 1998-2001.
Member of several international law networks: LES (Licensing Executive Society); IBA (International Bar Association); IPBA (Inter Pacific Bar Association); CLA (Computer Law Association); ALLIURIS (International Lawyers Network); ECTA (European Community Trademark Association); AIPPI (Asociación Internacional para la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual); CILS (Center for International Legal Studies); IWW (International Who´s Who).
Former lecturer teaching IP Law at INESE and Colegio Jurídico del Instituto de Empresa, as well as ALITER and Foro Europeo para el Desarrollo Empresarial.
Regular speaker at seminars and conferences and writer in specialized media in connection with his areas of practice (mainly IP Law).
Author of several publications.