The Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine has just published its annual rankings. Once again, from ABG Intellectual Property we are pleased to announce the great recognition received by the prestigious publication.
The firm has managed to obtain the Gold distinction for its work in patent prosecution, while it obtains the Bronze in the litigation category. Competitors and clients continue to consider us “a strategic partner with a cosmopolitan, business-minded approach that helps clients to achieve optimum results in any scenario“.
Our team is defined as a “top-class squad of patent attorneys and lawyers, whose fortes are the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology areas“.
IAM Patent 1000 has individually highlighted 7 of our members, whose profiles it describes as follows.
Juan Arias “has outstanding industry experience, great business sense and analytical skills, in addition to being a great communicator” and they highlight his ability “understanding inventors, his professionalism and commitment to his clients“.
Francisco Bernardo, “manages global IP portfolios for advanced clinical development projects”, and also they value his “complete mastery of procedures in different jurisdictions“.
Enric Carbonell is considered “diligent and brilliant” and garners rave reviews from clients for “quickly identifying what needs to be protected, creating strategies and writing strong claims accordingly, making for a very smooth process. He is one of the best attorneys as he knows how the law works in almost every country”.
Almudena Fernández becomes one of the great debutants in this table, due to her “attention to detail and superior technical knowledge“. Clients also point out that “she is meticulous in her analysis and approach, always providing solutions that suit the client’s needs. She is truly exceptional at what she does”.
Agustín Alconada emerges again as a great expert when it comes to “pharmaceutical and biotechnological patents“. In the words of clients, the ABG IP partner is “a wise advisor and a persuasive expert in court. He is methodical and capable of handling large volumes of data in short periods of time. Simply the best patent partner in life sciences”.
Fernando Prieto stands out in the fields of electro mechanics and telecommunications, as he “quickly analyzes complex problems, articulates complex engineering concepts clearly, and offers intelligent tactical solutions“.
Another great debut is that of Laura Montoya. After a short year as head of the Legal & Litigation Department at ABG IP, she manages to “excel both in contentious scenarios and in the drafting and negotiation of commercial agreements“. Clients remark how she “embraces the company’s technological specialties and plays a key role in providing advice on policy and violations”.
The results of these rankings are based on more than 1,800 interviews with numerous lawyers in law firms, patent agents and in-house counsels to gather market information about the main players in the field. Professionals appear on the IAM Patent 1000 list when they receive enough positive feedback, both from colleagues and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market in which they operate. Only people identified by market sources, and for their exceptional skills and insight into patent matters are listed in the IAM Patent 1000.
You can check the rankings here.