Marcelino CURELL SUÑOL
† August 12, 2013
It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform you of the passing away of Dr. Eng. Marcelino Curell Suñol, founder of Curell Suñol SLP, on 12 August 2013, at the age of 94, quietly and surrounded by his family.
He was a Doctor Industrial Engineer, a Spanish Industrial Property Attorney and a European Patent Attorney. Throughout his lifetime, apart from his teaching activities, he participated in the founding of important institutions, of which he was President and Member of Honour, such as Caixa d’Enginyers (Engineers’ Savings Bank), the Spanish Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the Spanish Section of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) and the Association of Spanish Industrial Property Attorneys authorized before Intellectual Property Organizations (AGESORPI). He was also appointed Member of Honour of the Spanish Association of Industrial Property Attorneys (COAPI) for his outstanding contribution.
He lectured in a number of national and international conferences and was the author of relevant articles in specialized publications in the field of Intellectual Property, becoming a master and a model for all of us for his wisdom, involvement, integrity and practical sense. He was highly esteemed, admired and respected by his colleagues, partners and staff.
In July 1998, he was awarded the Medal President Macià, granted by the Generalitat de Catalunya for his dedication, perseverance and initiative in work. He will always be remembered by those who had the privilege of living close to him for his commitment, ideals, hard work and loyalty.
Rest in peace.