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JANNE VÄÄNÄNEN

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Dr. Tech., Docent
European Patent Attorney
Authorized Finnish Patent Attorney


Career as a patent attorney

  • over a decade of experience as a patent attorney

  • has drafted hundreds of patent applications in numerous fields of technology (e.g. energy, electric power, telecommunications, control systems, software, process hardware, magnetic levitation, medicinal technology, electronics, optics, robotics, mechanics)

  • participates in oral hearings before the EPO relating to examination of patent applications and to patent opposition proceedings

  • experienced in managing various infringement and revocation proceedings

  • conducts patentability and Freedom to Operate searches, and works in co-operation with clients to prepare IPR strategies


Other career stages

  • 12 years of experience in R&D engineering and technology project management in international telecommunication and power engineering companies

  • Docent at Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

  • investing apartments since 2015 and real estates 2005

  • entrepreneur since 2017


Inventions and scientific publications


Education

  • doctorate in electrical engineering

  • completion of the European Qualifying Examination (EQE) in 2010, conferring the right to represent clients before the European Patent Office (EPO)

  • CEIPI/epi Diploma Course on Patent Litigation in Europe, completed at the University of Strasbourg in 2012-2013, conferring the right to represent clients before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)

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