Malcolm Bain is an English solicitor and Spanish lawyer, specialising in Information Technology and intellectual property law. Co-founder of id law partners (now part of BGMA, a Barcelona-based law firm), he has a wide experience representing clients in both sides of IT transactions, and advises on licensing, software contracts, technology transfer, copyright, privacy and trademark issues. He has participated in various Research and Development projects and has written and lectured on many aspects of IT law, e-commerce and internet regulation. His pro bono activities include participating and advising free and open software projects and communities.
He is also regular trainer on ASTP-Proton training courses.