Isabel is a Principal and specialises 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 a US patent agent, at Clifford Chance US LLP (New York, US). During her time in the US, Isabel worked drafting and prosecuting patent applications, as well as in US patent litigation, invalidity and infringement opinions, due diligence, and transactional operations. Prior to joining Valea AB in June 2012, Isabel also worked as a US patent agent at Baker & Hostetler LLP (New York, US).
Isabel has a Master of Science in Neurobiology and Physiology and a Ph.D. 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.