ZBM Patents & Trademarks



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IP STARS Reviews


ZBM Patents & Trademarks is a well-established Spanish IP firm which is highly recommended for patent filing and prosecution work. The firm has experienced patent practitioners to protect inventions in technical fields such as life sciences, chemistry, electronics, and mechanics. The notable senior patent attorneys in the firm are Montserrat Jané, Bernabé Zea, Carles Comes and Anna Barlocci. The attorneys, particularly Zea, Comes and Barlocci, are also experienced in patent litigation support. 



"They are quick, effective and friendly, and very quick at understanding our very complex technology."

"They are confident and professionals. We appreciate their working closely with us."

"We value their expertise and customer orientation – they think with the customer and actually provide advice beyond merely laying out the options (which I have seen with other IP firms)."

2022 client testimonials

"We have a long-term relationship and trust in the workers of the firm."

"The firm is very competent, meets tight deadlines and has a good cost ratio."

"The firm is reliable, successful and takes a strategic view."

"Efficient communication."

"They have a lot of experience in EPO oppositions, with a very high success rate, and they know our technology fields."

"I would highlight their professionalism, the quality of their work and above all their commitment to the client."


2021 client testimonials

An electronics sector client said: "They provide a high quality service at a reasonable price."

"Excellent in both technical and strategy work," said a client referee.

Another client uses the firm because of its "results, accessibility, rigour and professionalism".



Patent case studies show EPO oppositions in a range of technical fields. The firm’s patent attorneys were also involved in several patent infringement actions, including a pan-European litigation concerning a veterinary medicine. Oscar Rubio is a rising star in the firm.