Alicia Alvarez Berkenwald

IAM Research

The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise.

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An “efficient, dynamic, collaborative and proactive firm focused on fulfilling clients’ objectives”, Berken IP never fails to impress. The patent, technology and business boutique has a particular affinity for complex life sciences work, fielding an integrated team of technically trained patent attorneys and lawyers that provides major pharmaceutical companies, universities, research institutions and entrepreneurs with sophisticated, commercially attuned patent prosecution, analytics and licensing services. There are options aplenty for those seeking sage counsel. A beacon of light for pharmaceutical players with business in Argentina and Latin America more broadly, Pedro Berkenwald brings decades of experience to bear as a problem solver and deal negotiator. Managing partner Alicia Alvarez Berkenwald prosecutes with exactitude and is a source of insightful opinions on wide-ranging issues, including patentability and infringement. A top transactions specialist, Federico Ulled “digs deep for clients and has deep technical and scientific knowledge, alongside a clear understanding of business”. He displays an aptitude for cross-border work and recently assisted an innovative company in connection with the negotiation of key agreements in Argentina, the United States, India and China. Debuting in the IAM Patent 1000 this year, Emilio Berkenwald has “deep knowledge of local and international laws, and is a dedicated practitioner who provides creative solutions”. A future leader of the practice, he specialises in prosecution and patent intelligence in the chemistry and materials science areas.

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