Late last year Michael Schandorf Sørensen decided to accept a position as Senior Patent Manager at Novozymes A/S, but after six months working there he has now decided to return to Zacco, where he was welcomed back this morning. He will be rejoining the life science team as Partner and European Patent Attorney in Zacco Øresund's office in Copenhagen.
Michael holds Master of Science and a PhD in molecular biology from University of Aarhus and has worked with IP counselling since 2006. Before entering the IP field, he worked as a scientist/senior scientist in the biotech industry for about a decade in the field of target discovery and validation. Michael is the co-inventor of a combinatorial library screening technology.
Michael’s technical experience is within the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, epigenetics and cell biology. Michael has considerable experience in drafting and prosecuting patent application, particular in the field of diagnostics, medical uses in general, immunotherapy, biologics, and stem cell applications. Michael is also experienced in drafting opinions on patentability, freedom-to-operate analyses, and advice clients in the strategic use of IP. In a previous position, Michael was the key account manager on life science for one of Scandinavia’s largest research institutions.