Isabel Cantallops Fiol
Isabel specializes in prosecuting patents in the areas of software, business methods, telecom, life sciences and medical devices. Isabel started her career in IP in 2002, first as a technical consultant, and later as US patent agent, at Clifford Chance US LLP (New York, US). During her time in the US, Isabel worked with the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, as well as in US patent litigation. Isabel has experience assisting with invalidity and infringement opinions, due diligence and transactional operations. Prior to joining Valea AB in June 2012, Isabel also worked as US patent agent at Baker & Hostetler LLP (New York, US). Isabel has a Master of Science in Neurobiology and Physiology and a PhD in Neuroscience, both from Northwestern University (Illinois, US). She also has five years of postdoctoral research experience in Neuroscience (biotechnology) at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (New York, US). Isabel has numerous scientific publications and has contributed as a referee to several scientific journals.
Isabel likes to spend her free time with her family, especially in her home island of Mallorca. Isabel also likes ballet, music, film, literature and art in general.