Isabel Álvarez

Madrid Office
T +34 91 522 74 20


Graduate in Biochemistry, University of the Basque Country.

PhD in Molecular Biology, University of Cantabria.

European Patent Agent.


Spanish, English.


Isabel Álvarez has been a patent adviser in the biotechnology department of H&A since 2010.

Her practice is mainly focused in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical field, where her main tasks involve drafting and prosecuting patent applications, as well as preparing patentability and infringement opinions.

She is also in charge of SPC prosecution.

She is experienced in prior art searches, in patent and non patent databases, thanks to her work with the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office.

She has published her thesis and post-doctoral research work in peer-reviewed journals (Journal Cell Biology, Journal of Cell Science, PLoS One) and presented her work at national and international scientific meetings.

«I am still learning, Michelangelo Buonarroti at age 87.»