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Boutique firm Berken IP stands out in the market for its team of scientifically and technically trained patent attorneys, who provide an “excellent, very professional and knowledgeable” service in the life sciences industry, with a focus on biotechnical and chemical matters. Alicia Alvarez Berkenwald and Pedro Berkenwald co-lead the patent team. Alicia is a well-seasoned patent attorney wielding over 30 years of experience. Her former position as a researcher at a local wire and welding company grants her a particular business awareness which she uses to build comprehensive IP strategies. With more than three decades in the market Pedro remains an asset to the firm, and he has a deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry in Argentina and beyond. Federico Ulled is active in transactional patent work; he provides a service founded on “accuracy, clarity in explaining issues and confidence”. Ernesto Machicote’s 15 years of experience includes a position as a technical sub-commissioner at the Argentinian Patent Office. Clients appreciate Ernesto’s detailed patent intelligence and market analysis reports, which accompany his patent applications. Emilio Berkenwald reports to patrons in a “very concise manner which is strictly tailored to their needs and practical purposes”. Given the expertise and degree of specialisation of this team, clientele have confidence that the firm’s solutions will never be “generic or merely informative”.