Isabel Pascual de Quinto is a counsel in the Intellectual Property department. She has extensive experience in providing advice on patents; industrial designs; trademarks; biotechnology; copyright; functional foods; unfair competition and advertising.
She specializes in patents and industrial designs, especially in industries relating to civil engineering and life sciences, and also provides advisory services in drafting agreements for the assignment and licensing of industrial property rights and also confidentiality, transfer of technology and know-how agreements.
She has over fifteen years’ experience in advising businesses in relation to counterfeiting and piracy and also on the adoption of customs measures in defense of intellectual property rights.
She also provides ongoing advisory services in the above-mentioned areas, both pre-litigation (drafting cease and desist letters and conflict-resolution agreements), as well as in court (proceedings in connection with the infringement or validity of intellectual property rights before the civil, commercial and criminal courts), also participating in IP arbitration proceedings.
She lectures on the AENOR Master’s Degree on Innovation Management and on the Master´s Degree in Business Law at Centro de Estudios Garrigues.
She is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences, including at the conference " R&D&I and industrial property as the driving force of business competition ", in which she discussed "Protecting innovation: Patents and Know-how". It should be also pointed out her presentation at the Round Table "Legal implications of marketing and advertising through influencers" for the Summer Courses organized by the University of Malaga.
She participated as speaker at the XIV Jornadas del Tribunal de Marcas de la Unión Europea (European Union trade mark Court), 21-22 November 2019, regarding the procedural exception of lack of use in trademark infringement claims (Intervening rights). Recently, she also participate as speaker at the IV Foro Aranzadi de Derecho de Propiedad Industrial, in relation to the business perspective of influencers and brands (1 October 2020).
Her participation in the conference organized by the Madrid Bar Association, in which she gave a paper on "Designs. A growing trend. Relevant cases" should also be underscored
Isabel Pascual de Quinto has been a member of the Madrid Bar Association since 2000.
She was once again singled out as one of the leading lawyers in the Intellectual Property: Trademarks category by the 2019 edition of the prestigious directory The Legal 500. Also, highlighted as Best Intellectual property lawyers, in the 2020 Edition of the Best Lawyers directory.
Degree in Law. Universidad de Zaragoza.
Collaborates regularly in reviewing intellectual property codes published by the public body that manages the Official State Gazette.
Author of numerous articles and publications, notably:
Official Pharmaceutical Association of Asturias, giving a paper on Counterfeit Medicines: A Recent Risk.*
Legal portal of Thomson-Reuters Legal Today, publishing articles on current legal topics (among those most recently published, Transfer of Technology.)*
Publication of the article Know-how, To Be or Not To Be* in the business newspaper Expansión and On line fakes* in the digital version of El Economista.
(*) Originally published in Spanish. See Spanish version of CV for more details.