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Fast-growing boutique BALDER is “an excellent outfit and its capabilities are among the best in Spain”. Its attorneys bring a global perspective to the practice and are fluent in multiple languages. With a profound understanding of the commercial importance of intellectual property, Olof Fickert sets the standard of excellence and takes a hands-on approach to helping clientele to realise their business vision. “Magnus Stiebe is a top-tier professional with a high degree of expertise in his field; he is one of the most reputable, well-known, and greatly respected patent attorneys in Spain. His sense of humour, willingness to dig deep during discussions and the way in which he handles professional relationships makes working with him a great experience. Magnus is detail-oriented, resilient and intelligent, with significant integrity. He performs extremely well before the Spanish courts and instils confident in his clients.” On the contentious side, “Patricia Koch has an excellent knowledge of litigation options and thinks outside of the box to devise effective solutions. She is responsive, professional and cost-efficient with a great eye for detail”.

Firm Profile

BALDER is one of Spain’s most innovative IP law firms, founded in Madrid in 2012. The team’s mix of nationalities, cultures and backgrounds means that we take a different, modern and flexible approach to IP law. We offer a complete range of legal services designed to help you protect your patents and innovations to succeed in a global competitive market.

Our team of more than 90 academically trained specialists has extensive and proven experience within the sector. They are well known for thinking outside the box and using innovative strategies and determination to ensure that your legal needs are met.

We count on several native speakers of different key languages, such as English, German, Spanish and Portuguese, to ensure that nothing gets lost in translation.

Our principal goal is to provide the highest quality technical and legal services possible and to be an instrumental part of your success.

End-to-end service

We provide the full range of services, including worldwide patent and trademark prosecution, plus any kind of contentious and non-contentious IP legal work, including transactions, agreements, licensing, unfair competition, advertising, and copyright.

Latin America

At BALDER, we are specialists in Latin American countries. Our team of experienced, native Latin American attorneys and paralegals draw on their local knowledge to provide a first-class service. We offer a truly centralised service for Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries under a simplified administrative structure: our clients liaise with a single office rather than with several offices in different countries, all under a uniform professional and technical approach with predictable and transparent fee structures.

By choosing BALDER in Latin America, you choose efficiency, saving time and overhead costs.

ISO Certification

Throughout our 10 years of business, we have learned that consistency is essential. This is why we implemented and enforced International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Quality Standards from the beginning, and we have been ISO-certified ever since.

Our commitment to you

Our extensive experience has taught us that things can be done in many different ways, and that the right approach for certain clients may be not a good fit for others. As a result, we use a flexible framework that allows us to respond to each client’s unique needs. We aim to offer more than a made-to-measure service; we want to be a customised IP consulting firm.

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