Jarkko Kortesmaa, Ph.D.

European Patent Attorney
Partner

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Jarkko is experienced with a variety of assignments, including drafting and prosecuting patent applications, patent strategies, freedom-to-operate investigations and due diligence work. He has technical expertise within the fields of medicine, biotechnology, food science, molecular biology, protein chemistry, plant biology and medical technology.

Jarkko awarded a PhD in Medical Biochemistry at the Karolinska Institute in 2000. After his studies, he worked the biotech industry, serving as Project Manager in BioStratum AB (2000-2002) and at NeuroNova AB first as Research Scientist (2002-2004) and later as a Section Head for In vitro validation (2004-2007). During this period, Jarkko co-authored 18 academic publications in journals including Nature Neuroscience, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Blood and Journal of Immunology. He is also co-inventor in 6 patent applications.

In 2007 he shifted his career to become a patent attorney in private practice.

Jarkko.Kortesmaa@novitaspatent.com

Direct telephone: +46 (0)70 651 2937