CURELL SUÑOL was founded in 1946 committed to the assessment in the technical field, as well as the protection and management of Intellectual Property rights.
Its main office has always been in Barcelona, with branch offices in Madrid (since 1964) and Alicante (since 1996).
At present, the firm is a Professional Limited Liability Partnership (Sociedad Limitada Profesional) of Intellectual Property Attorneys, and gathers a specialized team of professionals, comprising Spanish Patent and Trademark Agents, European Patent Attorneys, Engineers, Lawyers specialized in IP, Linguists, Chemists, Biotech specialists, Business Economics graduates, as well as Technical Translators and Sworn Translators, IT experts and experienced administrative staff.
The firm is an IP Boutique which provides full service in the IP field. It helps clients design and build their portfolios and secure and enforce their exclusive rights. Its services include searching, filing strategy and advice, oppositions and appeals, trademark litigation, anti-counterfeiting, out-of-court interventions and expert support in patent lawsuits, copyright advice, as well as valuation of intangible assets.
The firm’s practitioners also represent clients in hearings before the Spanish Commercial Courts, the EPO, and the Court of Justice of the EU.
Through its members the firm is active in the most prestigious national and international Intellectual Property associations and is also committed with education by participating in training courses for Patent Engineers, Intellectual Property Attorneys, and people from industry.
Since 1924 we have registered and protected national and international trademarks and patents. More than 150 specialists provide their services to 40,000 clients, which places us as the leading Spanish firm for consultancy services and protection of IP rights. We have 14 offices in Spain and we are part of an international network of the most prestigious firms in the sector.
Our philosophy is driven by the principles of providing professional relationship with a personal treatment, as the alternative to impersonal platforms. High professional standards in our work can only be met by highly qualified staff. We perfectly know that behind each order there is a person to be valued and we are responsive to take special care.
This doesn’t mean higher costs or inefficiency, just the contrary it means effectiveness in the management. We don’t cease to improve and we are responsive to the needs of each client providing counsel and advice, what allows us to be more flexible, more human and give the best of us for finding solutions. Our continuous attention enables us to gain insight into the person to establish an excellent communication and thorough understanding of our client’s objectives, seeking always solutions tailored to their needs. Briefly we offer efficiency, quality, personal treatment and competitive prices.
Hoyng Rokh Monegier is a specialised European intellectual property law boutique created in 2015 when the well-established top tier IP firms Hoyng Monegier and Reimann Osterrieth Köhler Haft (ROKH) decided to join forces.
Hoyng Rokh Monegier gathers up to 100 passionate IP professionals with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Lyon, Madrid, Mannheim (branch office), Munich and Paris.
ABG Intellectual Property (ABG IP, previously named ABG Patentes) has been for the last decade one of the most important references in Europe when talking about IP services, having the largest team of patent and trademark attorneys in Spain (Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao):
15 European Patent Attorneys (all qualified through examination EQE);
6 partially qualified European Patent Attorneys;
6 Spanish Patent & Trademark Agents;
17 Ph.D.s in diverse areas of technology.
The firm totals thirty two professionals with exclusive dedication, and a complete team of almost seventy people including experienced paralegals and support staff.
ABG advises clients ranging from individual investors, small companies and startups, universities and research institutions to big multinational corporations on patents, trademarks, designs and associated aspects of intellectual property.
Our team brings a fresh approach to IP. We work in close contact with our clients and understand their technology and fields of activity. We provide solid, valuable advice to our clients taking their needs and strategic goals into account.
ABG is known for:
Its expertise in all technical fields. The firm’s attorneys are highly regarded for their in-depth technical knowledge, understanding of the science behind patented inventions as well as practical backgrounds. They are entrusted with cases in the most complex areas of patent law and technology;
Covering all aspects of IP.In March 2018 ABG launched its Legal &Litigation department enabling to provide a comprehensive legal advice that our clients were demanding over the last years and became a Full-Service IP Firm;
A deep knowledge of the European patent system, counting with 3 former EPO examiners;
A deep knowledge of the Spanish, European and International Trademark system, counting with a former EUIPO examiner;
Extensive experience in both Spanish and European patent, trademark and design prosecution, patent litigation proceedings and IP strategy;
Recognized expertise in Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC) prosecution. Francisco Bernardo coordinated appeals on the refusal of Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC) in the UK and Netherlands, resulting in an important European Court of Justice decision on SPCs for second medical use patents;
Handling of worldwide trademark portfolios including clearance searches;
Our trademarks team is particularly strong in the defense of well-known trademarks and in the management of oppositions before the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (SPTMO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
The high-quality legal and litigation services provided as a consequence of the optimization of the existing synergies in the IP field between our experienced Attorneys-at-Law and patent and trademark attorneys.
A leading role on the implementation of trade secrets protection programs.
A solid competence in plant variety protection.
We are also a reference firm for the training of highly competitive IP professionals.