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Our firm

Our aproach

A combination of rigour, efficiency and passion for our work.

ABG assists its clients in leveraging R&D investments. With industry experience, we understand the needs and strategic concerns of companies, and how IP assets can play an essential role in helping businesses thrive.

Each project is efficiently handled by a dedicated team of professionals, with their technical and legal backgrounds matched to the client’s needs. Essential to our approach is communication and cooperation with our clients, understanding their innovations, and allowing us to tailor the best solution to the IP needs of each client.

2003

ABG Patentes is founded by three experienced patent attorneys – two of them former EPO examiners – bringing a new model of IP firm in Spain.

2004

We start activity in engineering and physics, to complement the chemistry and biotech teams.

2006

We start providing services in Trademarks.

We coordinate the first CEIPI course on European Patent Law in Madrid

2007

We open our Barcelona office

2011

we are winners of the Managing IP award for Patent prosecution in Spain, which we also obtained in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018.

2017

We open our Bilbao Office

2018

We expand our services to include legal and litigation with an excellent team of experienced lawyers.

We become “ABG Intellectual Property

Advancing IP

ABG’s team believe in the importance of IP.

ABG’s professionals are active members in committees and associations that work to improve the IP system in Spain and Europe. They are involved in the development of the law.

ABG’s professionals are active members in committees and associations that work to improve the IP system in Spain and Europe, such as EPI (the European Patent Institute) and its Biotech and Patent Litigation Committee, CEIPI (the renowned International Center for the Study of Intellectual Property at the University of Strasbourg), INTA (International Trademark Association), AAPPI (The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) and COAPI (the Spanish Association of Industrial Property Professionals).

ABG’s professionals contribute to the development of the patent profession in Spain by teaching and sharing their experience with IP through post-graduate courses in Spanish Universities, for instance the Magister Lucentinus at the University of Alicante, the “LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law and New Technologies (LL.M. IP & IT)” at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, or the European Patent Law Course in Madrid (EPI-CEIPI). Additionally, ABG’s annual Seminar “IP Perspectives” is a reference in the profession.

Corporate social responsibility

In ABG honesty and high ethical standards are a core value.

We are proud contributors to “Save the Children”  a NGO working in more than 120 countries protecting children, giving them a healthy start and the chance to learn.

We also collaborate with “Fundación Theodora”, a Spanish charity caring for children in hospitals. They bring artists to make their stay in these difficult moments a better experience.

We provide a working environment where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Where individual contributions are valued and where people are treated with courtesy, dignity and respect.

A learning environment

Excellence and quality of service has always been the driving force of ABG since its inception. To achieve said excellence it is essential that our professionals have the best scientific, technical and IP knowledge. At ABG, we have developed a learning culture that brings our patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law to the highest standards of the profession. Our staff regularly attends internal and external courses and seminars to keep up to date with the latest developments in science and law.

Awards and recognitions

Winners of the Managing IP award Firm of the year in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018.

Managing Intellectual Property magazine: ranked Tier 1 since 2009

Highly recommended Intellectual Property firm in Spain” since 2012

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