I have extensive experience in patent litigation and appeals before the Spanish civil and administrative courts and the health authorities. My work includes multi-jurisdictional proceedings and strategic advice relating to pharmaceutical agreements and patents around product manufacture, distribution and clinical trials.In addition, I advise companies in the technology sector where my work includes intellectual property and trade secrets litigation, as well as regulatory and contract law. Additionally, I help clients in the life sciences sector; drafting technology transfer contracts in the fields of pharmacy, biology, electronics and mechanics. With great experience of legal matters around joint ventures, due diligence and contractual work I also advise universities, institutions and private biotech-entities on ownership and entitlement issues. Before joining Bird & Bird in 2006, I was a partner at a Spanish law firm and an international law firm.I also teach and lecture for universities, judicial schools and private institutions. I write extensively on Patent Law and other subjects. I speak Spanish, English, German and Italian.