Álvaro Fomperosa’s practice focuses on all aspects of EU, Spanish and global competition law, as well as transatlantic data protection and intellectual property law.

Álvaro joined the firm as a stagiaire in 2013 and returned to the firm as an associate in 2015. From 2015 to 2016, he was resident in the Washington, D.C. office.

Selected Activities

  • Blue Book Trainee, Cabinet of Joaquín Almunia, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Competition


“European Competition Law Procedural Reform - Introduction,” by F. Enrique González-Díaz and Alvaro Fomperosa Rivero, Competition Law & Policy Debate, Vol. 3, No. 3, September 2017, pp. 25-3

“Right to Be Forgotten in the European Court of Justice Google Spain case: The Right Balance of Privacy Rights, Procedure, and Extraterritoriality”, European Union Law Working Papers Series, No. 19, Stanford-Vienna Transatlantic Technology Law Forum (2017)

“Standard Essential Patents and Antitrust: A Comparative Analysis of the Approaches to Injunctions and FRAND-Encumbered Patents in the United States and the European Union”, TTLF Working Papers, No. 23, Stanford-Vienna Transatlantic Technology Law Forum (2016).