Head, Patent Department at PONS IP
Patricia Ramos is patent department director at PONS IP. Ms Ramos is an expert in chemistry and biotechnology, with over 16 years’ experience handling patent issues in these fields. She leads a team of over 30 patent professionals and acts on behalf of large public institutions including the Spanish National Research Council, which is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third-largest in Europe.
Ms Ramos is the former head of PONS IP’s chemistry, biotech and pharmaceutical department, where she developed an extensive track record in patent prosecution in Spain and internationally. Before joining PONS IP she handled patent prosecution issues at leading biotech company PharmaMar (Zeltia Group), which focuses on the development of new cancer treatments.
Ms Ramos is a regular contributor to prestigious publications including Bentham Science, Tetrahedron and Helvetica Chimica Acta. She has lectured on IP issues at top academic institutions including Rey Juan Carlos University and the Higher Institute of Law and Economics. Ms Ramos has a degree in chemistry from the Autonomous University of Madrid, a master’s in organic chemistry and undertook postgraduate studies at Paul Sabatier University.
Ms Ramos is fluent in Spanish, English and French.