The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2018
Deep-rooted IP shop Curell Suñol has long boasted one of the country’s best prosecution services; with the speedy ascent of its enforcement and commercialisation offerings in recent years, it now deploys assiduous counsel throughout the branding lifecycle. One foreign associate praises its “amazingly responsive approach and consistently high-quality work. Its professionals give you clear and measured advice – they set out the options and explain which is the best. When dealing with overseas firms, they are consultative and supportive”. Its practitioners also garner plaudits for their fluency in English and many other languages. Managing partner and head of the non-contentious department Mireia Curell is “a sharp prosecutor and discerning strategist. She is vastly experienced, knows the lay of the land and shows great dedication to her clients”. Jordi Güell, meanwhile, takes charge of the burgeoning legal team. Consummate in litigation and oppositions, he “is clever, proactive and creative, with great communication skills”.
IP STARS Top 250 Women in IP
Mireia Curell has been ranked one of the Top 250 Women in IP 2017. This list recognises female IP practitioners in private practice who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year. All the women listed here are also individual IP stars in their respective jurisdictions.
Managing Intellectual Property 2017
In the 2017 World IP Survey of the magazine Managing Intellectual Property, CURELL SUÑOL has been Ranked Tier Two in Patent and Trademark Filing and Prosecution for Spain.
The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2017
“Curell Suñol is a well-structured organisation and the quality of its work has always been high.” Celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2016, it toasted the long-term success of its prosecution practice; although it remains committed to providing agency-type services, it has steadily expanded its contentious offering in recent years to become an eminently well-rounded outfit. Its artisanal approach to prosecution has also proven highly effective in the courtroom, where each case demands a nuanced approach. Commentators commend the team’s “outstanding communication skills” and linguistic proficiency is certainly a hallmark; members can advise fluently in English, French, German and several other languages. Managing partner Mireia Curell leads on the non-contentious front. “The best trademark agent in Barcelona, she has a lot of experience and really takes care of the detail.” “Bright, responsive and creative”, Jordi Güell presides over the legal department. Whatever an international brand owner needs, he can deliver it.
Managing Intellectual Property 2016
In the 2016 World IP Survey of the magazine Managing Intellectual Property, CURELL SUÑOL has been Ranked Tier Two in Patent and Trademark Prosecution for Spain.
The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2016
Prosecution shop Curell Suñol is fastidious about quality – the central narrative that underpins its sterling work product and exacting customer service standards. An ability to engage with multinationals in perfect English lends it instant appeal; peers confirm that “superlative communication skills” are consistently on display. Also popular is its partner-led approach to portfolio management. Driving the prosecution practice, Mireia Curell showcases a light touch on sensitive and complex matters. The firm has recently beefed up its contentious capabilities in a move which secures it its first listing on the litigation and enforcement table this year. Jordi Güell guides the legal department with a sure hand; the experienced mediator knows how to defuse disputes and shepherd agreements to close.
IAM1000 2015 edition
“Curell Suñol is one of the best firms in Spain for the protection of mechanical inventions”. Thanks to its technical nous, the team has cornered the market in the prosecution of engineering patents. The legal team is headed up by Jordi Güell, a stellar advocate before the patent office and the courts”
The firm is recommended in patent prosecution.
Jordi Güell is recommended as an individual expert in litigation.
Managing Intellectual Property 2015
In the 2015 World IP Survey of the magazine Managing Intellectual Property, CURELL SUÑOL has been Ranked Tier Two in Patent and Trademark Prosecution for Spain.
The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2015
Barcelona-based prosecution shop Curell Sunol has a history dating back more than 70 years and is consistently ranked among the top Community and international trademark filers in the country: “They are clearly leaders in filing and prosecution.” More recently, it has also been developing its contentious capabilities. “Bright, responsive and creative”, Jordi Güell “is a remarkable professional who is devoted to clients and has extensive experience in trademark matters.” He is a formidable courtroom adversary, “but doesn’t fight when it might be detrimental to the client’s interests.” `He will always do what is best for his client, which might mean a favourable settlement – in which case he is a highly skilled negotiator.”
IAM1000 2014 edition
“Compact boutique Curell Sunol operates at the cutting edge: its lawyers are always up to date on new trends and developments in patent protection and commercialisation, and prove themselves to be gifted protectors of the latest technological innovations. Though most widely tipped for prosecution, the mixed team of patent attorneys and lawyers also handles litigation and contractual assignments with panache.”
IAM1000 2014 edition
“Making his debut appearance in the IAM Patent 1000 for 2014 is head of legal Jordi Güell.”
The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2014
“Curell Suñol’s down-to-business attitude proves extremely popular with right holders and peers alike. Thanks to its discreet, results-oriented service, it has earned the trust of a myriad domestic and international companies. This serious, reliable firm is known chiefly for its work in the non-contentious sphere, but it also has a growing litigation practice which can handle complex enforcement and anti-counterfeiting mandates. Competitive pricing structures help it to stand out in the crowded medium-sized space. “Remarkable professional” Jordi Güell “is wedded to his clients. He has extensive understanding of trademarks”.
Managing Intellectual Property 2014
CURELL SUÑOL ranked Tier Two in Patent Prosecution 2014.
IAM1000 2013 edition
“This compact group has for many years provided exemplary patent protection. Its bread and butter is filing and prosecution, which it undertakes for domestic and foreign companies across a wide spread of sectors. Peers are quick to point to “its great reputation that attracts top clients – it has a wonderful practice that certainly qualifies it as a serious contender”.
Managing Intellectual Property 2013
CURELL SUÑOL ranked Tier Two in Trademarks Prosecution 2013.