Mr. Manuel Illescas

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About me

IP firm with more than 30 years experience in handling IP matters.

Technical skills preferred: Biotech; Pharma sector., including SPCs' handling; Chemistry.

Intervening in patent litigation in Spain, as patent experts: Patent infringement; patent revocation (nullity); contentious-administrative cases.


Academic Qualifications

Biochemistry PhD

Spanish Patent Agent

Legal representative at EUIPO

Social Media

Experience & Qualifications

Technical Specialisms
  • Biochemistry and pharmacology
  • Biotechnology; plant technology
  • Chemistry
  • Food technology
  • Materials; polymer science
Professional Experience
  • IP valuation
  • Patent drafting
  • Patent prosecution
  • Registered design prosecution
  • Trade mark prosecution

Roles in FICPI

  • CET 5 Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

    CET Group 5 is dedicated to following, reporting and providing substantive comments and opinions on emerging issues relating to the patenting and regulatory affairs in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical fields. 

    In addition, CET 5 is closely following developments related to genetic resources and developing requirements for notice on their country of origin.  Prominent issues CET 5 addresses regarding patenting in these technological fields include subject matter eligibility, and in particular, the patentability of chemical/biological inventions developed using machines, computer implementation and/or artificial intelligence.  CET 5 supports FICPI in its mission to be an international leader promoting patent protection in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical arts.

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