Madrid Office
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Graduate in Biology, Complutense University of Madrid (2001).

Master in Biotechnology, ALITER Business School (2002).

Office-Accredited Industrial Property Agent.



Spanish, English.


Cristina Sendín commenced her career in 2002, as patent advisor at a biotechnology consultancy. She had become a well-versed consultant when she joined H&A in 2004.
Her work focus is on pharmacy and biotechnology, where her main tasks involve drafting and processing patent applications, as well as preparing reports on patentability, infringement and freedom-to-operate.

Cristina also has experience enforcing SPCs and carrying out prior-art searches in patent databases and other sources.

Cristina Sendín has lectured at various Spanish universities, in forums concerning biotechnology:

  • “Biotechnological Patents” at the Symposium "Exploiting the “bio" results of the University of Cadiz: Patents and technology-based companies" (University of Cadiz, 2006).
  • Technical Advisor for the lectures on biotechnology patents in a Biotechnology masters program (ALITER Business School, 2004).
  • Master in Legal Practice, speciality Private Law (CEU Universidad San Pablo, 2003).

«The privilege of discovering inventions at the hand of inventors and respect for their work is my main motivator.»