For the ninth consecutive year the prestigious magazine Intellectual Asset Management has included us at the top of its IAM Patent 1000 ranking. To prepare the ranking, their team undertook an independent research based on 1,800 interviews with attorneys at law, patent attorneys and clients.
They introduce ABG Intellectual Property with the following testimony: “The go-to firm for prosecution, ABG’s dynamic, technically astute and dedicated team provides an excellent tailored service”.
IAM also highlights that ABG “ boasts a wealth of knowledge, which it deploys to help start-ups and research institutes with their portfolios and assist multinational companies on myriad high-end cross-border disputes“. These words certainly fill us with pride. They are a recognition of the work of an excellent team full of talent and professionalism that includes 15 European patent attorneys.
Recommended Individual Patent professionals
In addition to firms, IAM Patent 1000 also selects individual patent professionals. Five of our partners have been included in these individuals ranking.
About Juan Arias, co-founding partner of ABG, it says “Arias has a great business sense, an analytical mind and superb communication skills. His profound work ethic is also highly commendable”.
About Francisco Bernardo, also a co-founding partner, it emphasizes that his specialty is the Supplementary Protection Certificates and that, therefore, it is “favourite among pharmaceutical companies”.
To praise Enric Carbonell‘s work they quote a client: “He faces each project with a clear mind and a methodological approach, ensuring that inventions enjoy the widest protection possible.”
As for the professional advice during the prosecution process provided by Agustín Alconada, partner in the life sciences and biotechnology department , they highlight the “tremendous job” that he does in a “cost-effective way”. Fernando Prieto is praised due to his “shrewd work of opinion“.
You can check the rankings here.
ABG IP finalist of the Expansion Legal Awards for the first time
Continuing the good news, ABG Intellectual Property has been selected for the first time as a finalist in the Intellectual Property category of the Expansion Legal Awards. It is the 5th edition of this awards that are organized by the well known Spanish financial newspaper “Expansion”.
This year 85 law firms have submitted more than 235 applications. The winners will be announced next September.
You can check the entire list of finalist here.