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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:

  • Technology Asset Management
  • Patents and Utility Models
  • Licensing and Business
  • Industrial Designs
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Technology Transfer

Specialty Areas:

  • Tecnologías de la información y la comunicación
  • Mecánica
  • Energías y energías renovables
  • Sector aeroespacial
  • Sector audiovisual
  • Sector alimentación
  • Sport & Entertainment
  • Unión Europea
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Biotechnology


  • English, Spanish, German.

Partnerships of which a member:


Seniority in the firm:

  • Since 2007



Good news for forgetful applicants in Spain

Author: Colm Thomas Ahern

Source: Elzaburu Blog - IPKat - Darts-ip


Is proof of damages required in Spain if patentee opts for equivalent royalty?

Author: Colm Thomas Ahern

Source: Elzaburu Blog - PatLit Blog - Darts-ip

+ collaborations

Courses and Conferences


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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