Marcelo Blanco

Marcelo Blanco has over fifteen years of experience in the intellectual property field focusing his practice on Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs and Plant Varieties. He is specialized in Chemistry, Pharmacology and Biotechnology.

He has extensive practical experience in prosecution of Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs and Plant Varieties; from filing to granting, including formal and substantive examination.

Marcelo has vast experience in the use of the online databases offered to the public by the Mexican Patent Office (MPO) and various intellectual property databases around the world, such as WIPO, USPTO, EPO, Espacenet and other foreign Patent Offices. Using that knowledge he is able to evaluate the state of the art in order to provide technical opinions on patent novelty and infringements, patentability of inventions, searches and the freedom or restriction to commercialize/operate.

His expertise allows him to provide the most suitable option to clients and determine the best protection for new patent, utility model, or industrial designs applications. He is able to provide clients with accurate and solid recommendations to successfully counter objections raised by the MPO.

Marcelo has been the Patent Director of Iberbrand from almost four years.

He enjoys spending time with his family and he loves movies and homemade food.