Mario Sol Muntañola


Sol Muntañola Abogados
Avenida Diagonal 510 3º
08006 Barcelona

Tel: +34 934 874 516


Mario is the owner and partner of the Sol Muntañola Abogados firm, with offices in Barcelona and Madrid, partner of the Official Agency of trademarks and Patents INGENIAS, and partner of, a company that handles payment claims for unpaid invoices through digital technology.

Ever since 1990, he has exclusively devoted his efforts to the field of intellectual property and other related matters. He wrote his doctoral dissertation on Parody as a limit to author’s rights and has written two books and numerous articles on Intellectual Property.

He combines his professional activity with research activities and teaching in the field of Intellectual Property. He has been an associate professor at the Universidad de Barcelona, and at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, and he has been teaching at the the Faculty of Law at ESADE (Universidad Ramón Llull de Barcelona) since 1998, currently as the Director of the IT+IP Master’s program. His experience in this field has lead him to specialized arbitration, and he is currently a member of the team of experts for the World Intellectual Property Organization, an arbiter at the National Arbitration Forum (USA), and at ARBITEC (Spain). He is a member of the board of directors of ALADDA, (Spanish branch of ALAI), a member of the Spanish group of the AIPPI, a member of the IBA, and a member and former vice-president of the Copyright Commission of the Barcelona Bar Association.

SOL MUNTAÑOLA ABOGADOS is a highly specialised law firm, whose lawyers are qualified to practice in the whole of the Spanish territory and whose main office is located in Barcelona. SOL MUNTAÑOLA ABOGADOS for over twenty years has been essentially engaged in IP and IP related affairs. As such we are able to advise our clients in a variety of issues such copyright, IT law, design, patent and trademark law, distribution, agency and franchising, competition, unfair competition, image rights, media, advertising and entertainment law, software and new technologies, data protection, etc. Our advice covers the protection and registration of IP rights, negotiating and drafting of agreements, arbitration and litigation both in civil and criminal courts.

Our clients are both domestic and international companies operating and having business interests both in Spain and abroad. Our litigation department handles litigation in the whole of Spain, operating from our Barcelona. The firm’s lawyers and administrative staff are fluent in Spanish, Catalan, English, French, Italian and German, with some knowledge of Dutch and Greek. In order to better assist our clients and colleagues, we have close working relationships with other law firms in European countries and in North, Central and Latin America, India and Japan.

“Very good litigator “Mario Sol receives plaudits from market peers for his expertise in the field of copyrights. He is commended as an “experienced and reliable lawyer” with a “very strong practice.”
Chambers & Partners, 2018