Cristina Mesa Sánchez



Cristina Mesa Sánchez

Senior associate


Cristina Mesa is a senior associate in the Intellectual Property Department and is joint head of the fashion law industry group.

She has extensive experience in intellectual property infringement, advertising, unfair competition, electronic commerce, consumption, image rights, freedom of information and expression.    

She also provides recurring advice on internet-related matters and new forms of communication and cultural and business participation, including e-commerce platforms, social networks, user generated content, sharing economy and technological innovation.     

She collaborates as speaker with several universities and institutions, including Instituto Europeo de Diseño de Barcelona, the Madrid and Barcelona Bar Associations, Universidad Pompeu Fabra – IDEC and Universidad Europea de Madrid. 

Cristina Mesa is a member of the Madrid Bar Association, the New York Bar and an arbitrator at aDigital. 

Academic background:

LL.M. magna cum laude in International Business Law and International Commerce, Washington College of Law;

Degree in law and political science and administration, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Associate’s Degree in Design and Illustration, Escuela de Arte de Toledo. 


Co-author of several books and manuals: “The commercial exploitation of images in sports and entertainment. Justification, legal framework and new challenges, a comparison between Spain and the United States” (*) published by Thomson Reuters; “The right to audiovisual communication” in “Studies on the General Audiovisual Communications Law” (*). 

Numerous articles and publications, notably including those published in recent years in the journals “Observatorio Iberoamericano de Asia – Pacífico”, “CEHAT”, “Revista Aranzadi de Derecho del Deporte y el Entretenimiento”, etc. “Modaes”.