Panelist Profile


Nicolas Vincent Ruiz

Esteve Pharmaceuticals, SA, Head of IP (ES)


Nicolas is Head of Intellectual Property of ESTEVE PHARMACEUTICALS since 2006 and Member of its R & D Executive Committee since 2009. He is in charge of the management of all IP matters (Patents, Trademarks and Internet Domains). Since 2016, ESTEVE turned to be the first Spanish firm in number of patent filing in the EPO. In the past, Nicolas served in the French private practice Law Firm, Cabinet Regimbeau and previously has been in charge of IP Matters successively in L’OREAL and Servier Laboratories IP departments.

From 2009 to 2013, he has been member of the Council of the Spanish Group of AIPPI. Since January 2015 he is member of the Standing Committee on Pharma and Biotechnology of AIPPI, and currently vice-president of the In-House Counsels Spanish Group of AIPPI.