ABG IP is pleased to announce that the magazine Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) has ranked us in the top category as highly recommended Intellectual Property firm in Spain, for the eighth consecutive year. ABGs has reached this top position since the first publication of IAM Patents 1000 guide in 2012.
According to the words of competitors and clients ABG IP is “The best prosecution firm – they would be our first choice”, “A patent prosecution firm with an excellent biotech team, probably the best in Spain.” “The natural firm to go to for prosecution work due to their modern and commercial approach. It is a firm with knowledgeable and serious professionals, attentive to their clients’ needs and with a big weight in patent education in Spain”.
In addition, 6 partners archive a “highly recommended” and “recommended” individual patent prosecution and litigation positions.
Francisco Bernardo, “gathers effusive plaudits from far and wide” and is described as “very knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with”.
Juan Arias “enjoys a sterling market reputation for his EPO-facing prosecution practice” and is praised by peers: “Juan has many years of experience and outstanding knowledge of the pharmaceutical patent protection field. … However, the main attribute for which I would recommend him is his profound commitment to us”.
Agustín Alconada is referred as, “a biotech maven with the golden touch when it comes to therapeutic methods, stem cells and pharmaceutical expertise.”
Enric Carbonell also receives rave reviews from clients: “We have worked with several IP agents, and by far, Mr Carbonell is the best one that we have ever had. Despite the fact that he has other clients in addition to our company, his dedication makes us feel like we are his only concern.”
Fernando Prieto is praised in the engineering field, “he can often be found in court ensuring that litigators keep to the technical straight and narrow when debating his areas of expertise.”
On the litigation side,, is described as a “cogent choice for brands who are looking for vast experience in all of the important technical areas alongside refined courtroom judgement and a deft touch in transactional issues.”
These results are based on over 1,800 interviews with numerous lawyers, patent attorneys and in-house counsel to gather market intelligence on the leading players in the field. Individuals qualify for a listing in the IAM Patent 1000 when they receive sufficient positive feedback from peers and clients with knowledge of their practice and the market within which they operate. Only those individuals identified by market sources for their exceptional skill sets and profound insights into patent matters feature in the IAM Patent 1000.
You can check the rankings here.