Gabriel Castilla

Head of Engineering Patent Department at PONS IP

Gabriel Castilla is head of the design and engineering area of the patent department at PONS IP. He holds an MSc in industrial engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

Mr Castilla has more than 20 years’ experience providing IP consultancy services. He leads the team of engineers whose main duties are to write patentability and infringement reports, as well as draft and prosecute patent applications in the field of mechanics, electronics, electricity, telecommunications and software.

Mr Castilla also advises national and international clients on all aspects of European Community designs. He also leads a team of paralegals in charge of filing and prosecuting national, European and international designs.

Mr Castilla’s practice includes design infringement proceedings and invalidity proceedings before the EUIPO and the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office.

Mr Castilla has also vast experience in court matters concerning patents, utility models and industrial designs rights.

Before his career in IP law, he had been involved in I+D projects in engineering companies in the aeronautical, locomotive and automotive sectors. This multidisciplinary experience enables him to readily understand the needs of his wide range of clients.

Mr Castilla delivers courses and workshops, and runs in-house seminars for clients related to different IP subjects. He is member of the Spanish Industrial Engineers Association.

Mr Castilla speaks Spanish, English and French.

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