Biotechnology & Life Sciences

Biotechnology and Life Sciences is one of the most challenging areas of patent law, with frequent changes in standards of patentability and obviousness.

ABG has one of Spain’s largest team of specialists in biotech and life sciences. Patent attorneys with Ph. D degrees in molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, medical microbiology, molecular genetics, immunology, and virology and hands-on research experience. They have a solid experience providing clients with practical, legal and strategic advice on managing their Intellectual Property.

Our attorneys provide patentability studies, draft and prosecute patent applications worldwide, file and defend against oppositions, prepare of Freedom to Operate reports, and know how to protect plant variety rights. Our clients include startups, SMEs and publicly traded companies, as well as academic and research institutions.

Our specialists in this category

AllAssociatePartnerPatent Adviser
Agustín Alconada

Agustín Alconada

Partner

Agustín is European Patent Attorney since 2007. He is a partner in the Biotechnology Department

Irene Vázquez

Irene Vázquez

Associate

Irene is European Patent Attorney. She holds a Ph.D. Biomedicine and is an associate in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

María Corral

María Corral

Patent Adviser

María is European Patent Attorney and holds a Ph.D. Biochemistry. She is a patent adviser in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

Gemma Muruais

Gemma Muruais

Patent Adviser

Gemma holds a PhD in Molecular Biology. She is European Patent Attorney and works in our Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

Ana María de Lucas

Ana María de Lucas

Patent Adviser

Ana María holds a PhD in Biology. She joined ABG in 2017 and is a patent adviser in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

Marina García

Marina García

Patent Adviser

Marina holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology. She joined ABG in 2017 and is a patent adviser in the Biotechnology & Life Sciences Department

Rodrigo Sánchez del Valle

Patent Adviser

Rodrigo began his career as IP professional in 2013. He is a patent adviser in the Biotechnology & Life Science Department since 2020