Agustín Alconada

Agustín Alconada


Professional Qualifications

  • European Patent Attorney (EQE, 2007)

  • Université de Strasbourg, CEIPI, Diploma on patent litigation in Europe (2013)

  • Representative before the Unified Patent Court (2023)

Academic Qualifications

  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid, M.Sc. Pharmacy (1988)

  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Ph.D. Pharmacy (1993)

Agustín joined ABG in 2007 and is a partner in the Biotechnology Department. His practice is focused on patent prosecution and patentability and freedom-to-operate opinion work related to biotechnology, particularly therapeutic methods using biomolecules, diagnostic and theranostic methods and stem cells among others. He is a qualified European Patent Attorney (EQE, 2007) and he became representative before the Unified Patent Court  in 2023.

Before he started at ABG, Agustín was an examiner in the European Patent office in Berlin (1999-2007) working in the fields of biotechnology and medical uses of biological products.

Prior to his career in intellectual property, Agustín worked as a scientist at the Biozentrum, University of Basel (1999-2001), the Pasteur Institute, Lille (1998-99), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg (1994-98), and the Albert-Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg (1993-94).

He has published papers in peer-reviewed journals (EMBO Journal, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, etc.) and presented his work at international scientific meetings.

Agustín is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English, German and French.