We work with some of the best and brightest specialist consultants and local counsel covering all key jurisdictions globally

Team HSS IPM

We at HSS IPM are a group of specialists in intellectual property law with decades of experience in multinational companies or as consultants in various law firms and consulting firms. We translate the gained expertise into tailor-made solutions for our clients to meet their daily challenges. This is always done with a high degree of quality and efficiency.

As part of the HSS GROUP, we and our clients benefit from the network of this group, which has been providing services to companies for 20 years, including accounting, tax and legal services.

Victor Hugo Garcia Padilla

Founding Member and Co-Owner of HSS IPM GmbH

Thanks to our many years of experience in the field of intellectual property, we have been able to identify risks in the new digital world that did not previously exist in the real world. We have acquired a deep understanding and knowledge of these new problems and complexities, which we incorporate into our comprehensive, efficient and competitive solutions for our clients.

Areas of expertise
Intellectual Property, Sports Law and Domain Litigation

Ramón Acosta

Founding Member and Co-Owner of HSS IPM GmbH, CEO of HSS GROUP

We focus on our customers – our most important asset – and we are convinced that we can only help them through a comprehensive understanding of their specific technical and economic requirements. Yet we don’t see problems, we see opportunities.

Areas of expertise
Trademark-Registration and Domain Grabbing

Claire Kowarsky

Director and Co-Owner of HSS IPM GmbH

We truly “get” what our clients want from their external service providers in the area of intellectual property, because we have been clients ourselves. We focus on what we believe matters most, delivering expert advice efficiently and succinctly, with a pragmatic and commercial lens.

Areas of expertise
Online-Brand-Monitoring, Domain Litigation, Phishing, Online-Brand-Abuse and Infringements, Intellectual Property Portfolio Strategy

Henry Park

Of Counsel

With over 17 years experience as a practicing US attorney, including at some of the top firms in New York, I am pleased to share my skills and expertise with our Swiss and European clients from right here in Switzerland.


Areas of expertise
Trademark Clearance and Registration; Patent Prosecution in the US and Internationally; Copyright Registration and Enforcement; Designing Intellectual Property Strategy; Open Source and Commercial Software Licenses; US and International Data Privacy and Security Matters

Séverine Redon

Of Counsel

I am a French and European Union IP Attorney, listening to clients has been my credo for over 20 years. I’m always thrilled to provide services for the optimization of business’ IP rights, where my creativity, knowledge and experience help achieve success. I also pride myself on securing and developing the value of my clients’ IP rights, while working with a clear budget.


Areas of expertise
Trademarks and Designs; IP Strategy; Auditing and Managing IP Portfolios; IP Transfer; Transactions and Negotiations; Litigation before the TM Offices

Carlos Blanco

Of Counsel

I am a Spanish and Mexican qualified lawyer at the Madrid and Mexican Bar Associations with more than 15 years of experience. My experience extends to advising both public and private entities. In addition to my legal practice, I help to develop the next generation of lawyers by teaching labor law, business law and international law at the University Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico.


Areas of expertise
International and Corporate Law with an emphasis on Compliance; Spanish Immigration Law

Héctor Castro Montesinos

Of Counsel


Areas of expertise
Specialized in French, Mexican, European Commercial and Civil Litigation, Arbitration, Fiscal Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property and Advisement to International Investors

Fernanda Zaragoza

Of Counsel

I am a creative and innovative person. Passionate about intellectual property, technology, privacy, and human rights. I am a Mexican attorney at law with practice and experience in intellectual property law. I completed my LLM in Transnational and European IP and IT Law at Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany. I have advanced my practice towards private law by gaining specific experience in business law, trademark law and copyright, focusing on start-ups. I also work as a legal operations consultant by optimizing processes in corporate and criminal matters.


Areas of expertise
IP Strategy, Trademark Law, Copyright, IP Contracts, Management Models

Richard Magnan

Of Counsel

My passion is solving legal problems involving computer technology. With extensive legal experience as General Counsel, Chief of Cybersecurity, Chief Compliance Officer, Data Privacy Officer, and Corporate Secretary combined with a background in computer science, I am able to effectively communicate and collaborate with stakeholders across all levels of organizations – including the c-suite and technical experts. I am also a lecturer at the University of Fribourg, Law School and the University of St. Gallen in data privacy, computer/internet law and compliance.


Areas of expertise
Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Computer/internet Law & Compliance