Montserrat Jané

Partner at ZBM Patents & Trademarks

Montserrat Jané holds an MSc in chemistry. She has a strong background in organic chemistry and a deep practical understanding of the field, having spent 10 years as head of the R&D department in a pharmaceutical company where she was also responsible for the company’s patent issues. In 2002 she took up the patent profession full time at the Patent Centre of the University of Barcelona. Ms Jané joined ZBM Patents & Trademarks in 2004 and became a partner in 2005.

Ms Jané passed the European Qualifying Examination (EQE) in 2008. In 2015 she obtained the European Patent Litigation Certificate, which allows her to represent clients before the UPC.

Ms Jané has extensive experience in searching, patent drafting and prosecution, opposition and appeal before the EPO, and in preparing risk of infringement and validity opinions – especially in the fields of organic chemistry, pharmacy and medical devices.

Since 2002 Ms Jané has lectured regularly on patent matters. She has been a tutor on the EQE training course organised by the Patent Centre of the University of Barcelona, where she is also a professor. She is also a tutor in the Barcelona CEIPI (Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies) course in European patent law.

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ZBM Patents & Trademarks
Parc Científic de Barcelona
Baldiri Reixac 4
Barcelona 08028

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