We are delighted to share our news that ZBM has yet again been ranked in the Gold category of IAM patent 1000 rankings, meaning that as a result of incredibly positive peer and client feedback we have been included in the ‘Highly recommended’ category for patent prosecution in Spain, an enviable position we have held on to uninterruptedly since 2012. ZBM also retains its position in the European Patent Office (EPO) ranking, being the only Spanish firm recommended in this category.

The IAM Patent 1000 is one of the industry’s most prestigious annual directories which recognizes and highlights the best IP practitioners and companies globally and is an all-inclusive expert guide of the top patent specialists. We were particularly commended for our creativity and extensive experience across a wide range of technical areas. This year we had no less than 8 of our specialists mentioned as ‘recommended individuals’.

From the chemistry area are:

Bernabé Zea, regarded as “a straightforward attorney who can be trusted with the most complicated cases”, dealing with many lawsuits involving big pharmaceutical companies and is always one step ahead at designing new patent systems tailored to client’s needs.

Montserrat Jané, who is said to be “creative and clear in her advice”, she has a high success rate in oppositions and appeals and she is a canny and ingenious problem solver who is perfectly attuned to her client’s needs.

Noemí Daviu who clients state “she carefully considers all relevant legal and commercial issues while keeping clients’ interests front and centre”.

Natividad Toledo, highly praised for her astute “interpretation of documents who pays exceptional attention to detail, has superior writing skills and gives practical tips too”.

José Ignacio Bonilla, who clients say “knows exactly how to get an application through to successful grant and protect valuable intellectual assets from every conceivable angle”.

From the engineering and mechanics field are:

Anna Barlocci, has an “outstanding technical knowledge and understanding of patent procedures”. She is proactive, approaches different arguments creatively and is “great at answering complex questions”.

Oscar Rubio Solis, is “great at capturing inventions and improving them too”. He is unflinching in his defence and always looks in depth into the intricacies of the technology in question, this profound curiosity and weighty knowledge lead him to be a trusty partner for inventors.

We’d like to take to take this opportunity to thank our clients for their input and strong recommendations and also to thank the ZBM team for their dedication and meticulous work. This acknowledgement is a great boost to us all and reflects our ceaseless commitment to quality and our in-depth understanding of client’s technologies and business needs.

Well done to the ZBM team!