Carles Comes

Partner at ZBM Patents & Trademarks

Carles Comes holds a degree in electronic engineering and is a specialist in both information technology and patents. Since the beginning of his career in patents back in 1994, his work has focused on electronics, telecommunications, information technology and computer-implemented inventions of all sorts. He joined ZBM in 2003 and became a partner in 2005; currently, he is the head of the practice involving the aforementioned technical fields.

Mr Comes regularly lectures in Spain on matters such as the patentability of computer-implemented inventions. He frequently teaches courses or seminars in cooperation with examiners from the European Patent Office.

His work includes drafting European, Spanish, Patent Cooperation Treaty and US patent applications, and dealing with prosecution worldwide. He further advises clients on patent validity, risk of infringement and other strategic matters.

He often acts as a technical expert before Spanish courts in infringement actions of major importance, including on behalf of a number of electronics and telecommunications multinationals. He further takes part in customs intervention cases dealing with the infringement of standard-essential patents, particularly in audio technologies.

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ZBM Patents & Trademarks
Plaza de Cataluña 1
Barcelona 08002

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