Almudena Fernández

Almudena Fernández


Professional Qualifications

  • European Patent Attorney (EQE, 2010)

Academic Qualifications

  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, M.Sc. Chemistry (1995)

  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Ph.D. Chemistry (2001)

Almudena joined ABG in 2004 and is a partner in the Chemistry & Materials and Pharma Departments. Her practice is focused on pharmaceuticals and other areas of chemistry, including nanotechnology and polymers, and includes providing strategic advice regarding the patent portfolio development, and drafting validity and freedom to operate opinions. She is a qualified European Patent Attorney (EQE, 2010).

Before she joined ABG, Almudena was a patent adviser in the Technology Transfer Office of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) (2001-04).

Almudena’s thesis work was on polymer photochemistry at the Institute of Polymer Science & Technology of CSIC and involved a stay at Tampere University, Finland. She also worked as a postdoctoral scientist at CSIC (2001).

She has published papers in peer-reviewed journals (Polymer Engineering and Science, Macromolecular Chemical Physics, etc.) and has presented her work at international meetings.

Almudena is a native speaker of Spanish and she speaks fluent English.