Maria Börlin - Zacco

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Maria Börlin

Maria Börlin

Senior Partner
Team Manager
European Patent Attorney

About Maria Börlin

Maria advises clients on strategic patenting issues and deals with all matters relating to patenting such as searches, drafting and prosecution of patent applications, appeals, oppositions, infringement analysis and freedom to operate investigations. She has considerable experience from oral proceedings in opposition and appeal cases. Her fields of technical expertise include chemistry, applied chemistry, consumer products, hygiene products, pulp and paper, process technology, chemical engineering and mechanics.

Maria graduated in 1988 from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, with a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. She is a Swedish Authorized IP Attorney and a European Patent Attorney. Before joining Zacco in 2001, Maria worked as a development engineer at Chalmers Industriteknik AB, as an Examiner at the Swedish Patent and Registration Office.

Maria is a member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI) and the Association of IP Professionals in Swedish Industry (SIPF).

IAM recognises her as a recommended individual on their IAM Patent 1000 list.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Patent prosecution
  • Patent Drafting
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Patent Oppositions and Appeals
  • Portfolio Management
  • IP Strategy Workshops and Coaching
  • IP Strategy Development
Technical field
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing & Process Technology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Process Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
Industry expertise
  • Paper/Pulp/Wood Industry
  • Sustainability / GreenTech / CleanTech
  • Energy, Gas, Oil & Power
  • Food & Beverage
  • Medtech
  • Hygiene Products