Bercovitz Carvajal's tier 1 status in the copyright table is uncontested. This is evidenced by the deep respect that the market holds for copyright expert Rodrigo Bercovitz Rodríguez-Cano. The small firm of eight lawyers was established in 1980 and is located in Madrid. Its academic profile is robust and it is known for the quality of its advice. The firm is focused on intellectual property, the audiovisual market and new technologies. "Bercovitz Carvajal is a boutique but it is a big player in the Spanish copyright scene," one partner says.