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Associate Partner




  • Law Degree (Alcalá de Henares University).
  • Admitted 2007, Madrid.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (University College, Dublin).
  • Master of Science (Loughborough University, UK).

Professional Profile:

  • Wide experience in industry.
  • Expertise in patent and licensing litigation. Extensive experience in negotiating agreements on patents and related rights.
  • Member of our Firm's Litigation Group.
  • International Panelist, WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.
  • Member WIPO ICT Panel of Neutrals for disputes involving information and communications technology.

Practice Areas:

  • Patents and Utility Models
  • Industrial Designs
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Research
  • Technology Transfer
  • Valoración de Intangibles y Due Diligence
  • Derecho de las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación (TICs)


  • English, Spanish, German.

Partnerships of which a member:


Seniority in the firm:

  • Since 2007



Standard essential patents loose ground

Author: Colm Thomas Ahern

Source: PatLit Blog


ICLG - The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Patents 2015. Chapter 27 - Spain

Author: Colm Thomas Ahern

Source: ICLG - The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Patents 2015, pp.165-168

Data: London: Global Legal Group, 2014

+ collaborations

Courses and Conferences


Patent litigation

Author: Colm Thomas Ahern

Source: Magister Lvcentinvs. Máster en Propiedad Industrial e Intelectual, Alicante


Patent valuation - Customary methologies

Author: Colm Thomas Ahern

Source: Conference "Patent valuation trends based in LES surveys and market information and customary methodologies", Madrid, 27 February 2014


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