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Highly recommended - Individuals: prosecution
“Bird & Bird is a top-notch outfit. Its attorneys are serious, professional and deliver a high-quality service.” Featuring representatives on each of the prosecution, litigations and transactions tables, Bird & Bird perfectly showcases the diversity of its offering and has distinguished itself as a true one-stop shop for patent services. The set garners enthusiastic praise from esteemed patrons and peers: “Mariano Santos excels at managing patent portfolios and sees high levels of success when filing patent applications across Europe and the world. He is a conscientious, proactive, responsive and agile practitioner, who deals with all matters with the highest level of professionalism to provide peace of mind to his clients”. “Manuel Lobato is a seasoned and outstanding litigator, who quickly understands customers’ needs and meets these through effective and pragmatic IP strategy. He is intelligent, approachable, highly skilled, reliable and responsive to questions and queries. Manuel combines his extensive experience in pharmaceutical litigation with the capacity to make sophisticated and creative assessments to achieve favourable results.” “Patent infringement litigation expert José Miguel Lissén is a very diligent and professional practitioner.” He has recently teamed up with Lobato to represent Biohope Nature in a patent infringement case filed as an action of unfair competition by competitor, Abiope.