Ana-Laura Morales

IAM Research

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Bronze - Individuals: litigation

“Grau & Angulo is a fantastic firm. It is completely reliable, well-organised, with a reputation for excellence and delving deep into the details, particularly when it comes to pharmaceuticals.” Celebrating two decades on the market this year, the practice has a loyal roster of customers thanks to its decisive representation at home and abroad. At the forefront, Alejandro Angulo executes effective, long-term strategies in highly complex disputes to fiercely defend the rights of his client base. Jesús Arribas is a deeply tactical thinker, he can answer the most complex of IP questions with winning solutions. He has recently represented VCT International BV – a Dutch distributor of e-cigarettes and tobacco products – in ongoing proceedings against Philip Morris International, which holds several patents related to heat-not-burn tobacco products. Arribas handled this matter with Ana-Laura Morales, a dynamic practitioner who puts in a solid performance in the mechanical and electronic sectors. “Ignacio Marqués is pleasant to work with and guides the customer through the whole process – providing strategic insights at every step. He strives to do the best job possible, even in difficult circumstances.” “Javier Huarte is one of the most reliable and experienced lawyers in the pharmaceutical space, he thinks outside of the box to strengthen his litigation strategies, and is always available to discuss matters. His legal and technical knowledge allows him to provide pragmatic and sensible advice that is straight to the point.” Ignacio Pontijas is another essential contact for the address book. He has recently teamed up with Huarte to act for Sanofi-Aventis in patent infringement proceedings relating to injectable drug delivery devices. 

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