Patent Department
  • PhD in Neurobiology and Microfluids, Imperial College London (United Kingdom).
  • MSc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oviedo (Spain).
  • MSc in Chemistry, University of Oviedo (Spain).
  • MSc in Management of Intellectual Property, Queen Mary University of London (United Kingdom).
  • Spanish Patent and Trademark Agent.
  • European Patent Attorney (EQE).
Practice Areas:
  • Drafting and prosecution of Patent and Utility Model applications before the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO), European Patent Office (EPO), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and foreign jurisdictions, especially in America and Asia.
  • State-of-the-art searches.
  • Drafting of patentability reports.
  • Analysis on infringement, validity, freedom to operate.
  • Drafting and prosecution of oppositions and appeals before the SPTO and EPO.
  • Prosecution of Supplementary Protection Certificates (SCPs).
  • Prosecution, opinion and advice on Plant Variety Rights (PVRs) before the Spanish Plant Variety Office (OEVV) and the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)
  • Technical areas of expertise related to chemistry, pharmacy, biotechnology, waste treatment, fuels, power generation, food and agricultural industry, materials technology.
  • Course on IP Protection for Plant Innovation, FORUM Institut.
  • International Module on Plant Varieties, Magister Lvcentinvs, University of Alicante.
  • Course on European Patent Law, by the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTO), the Center d'Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI) and the Escuela de Organización Industrial (EOI).
  • Advanced Course on Patents (Biotechnology), Centre de Patents, Universidad de Barcelona.
Professional Career:

Prior to joining UNGRIA´s Madrid office, he worked as a technical advisor in Intellectual Property firms in Madrid (Spain) and Bangkok (Thailand). His scientific experience includes multidisciplinary research projects in academic centers in Spain, the United States, Italy and the United Kingdom.

In 2014 he began to work in the field of Intellectual Property. During his years of experience in this field, he has dedicated his professional activity to technical advice on the filing and prosecution of patents and utility models, specializing in the areas of chemistry, materials science, "lab-on -a-chip", microfluidic systems, medical devices, pharmacy, biotechnology, waste treatment, food and agricultural industry.

In addition, he has gained experience in prosecuting, as well as in providing advice and opinion in respect to plant variety rights.

Languages: Spanish, English, Italian

In UNGRIA since: 2020