Rafael has a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Valencia, an M.Sc. in Biotechnology from the Polytechnical University of Valencia and a Master’s in European Patent Law from CEIPI (University of Strasbourg).

He has a long professional career as a molecular biology laboratory technician in the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMCP) as well as a postgraduate degree from The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), among others.

Rafael has been linked to PONS IP for over 8 years first as a patent consultant in the area of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy and since 2012, he runs the Valencia office as its CEO, where he advises Valencian companies on matters pertaining to Intellectual Property.


Spanish, English and French.

PONS Valencia

Rafael López

Head of the Valencia Office

Our team is in direct contact with the principal generators of knowledge, technology and innovation of the region, to whom we provide specialised professional services.

C/ Cirilo Amorós, 8 – Piso 3, puerta 5
46004 – Valencia

Telephone: +34 96 353 41 52
Fax: +34 963 94 04 88

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