Anders Hjelmencrantz

Partner

European Patent Attorney

M.Sc, Ph.D., LL.M.

+45 31 34 79 37

anders.hjelmencrantz@zacco.com

Copenhagen,Lund (Medicon Village)

Anders’ patent practice extends over a range of technologies within the area of life science spanning from general/organic and medicinal chemistry, environmental chemistry, green tech/clean tech, functional foods and nutraceuticals (human and animal), nutraceutical and pharmaceutical formulations, cell biology, immunology, cancer research to stem cells.

Besides drafting and prosecuting patent applications, Anders has experience with FTO analyses, patentability analysis, competition overview, prosecution of patent applications and communication with PTOs/foreign agents, filing and prosecuting oppositions and appeals, assisting in licensing negotiations between clients and third parties including due diligence processes as well as prosecutions and filings of Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs).

Anders started his career as patent attorney in 2008 at Albihns A/S. Anders has previously worked as a research scientist with several biotech companies in the Copenhagen area and is co-inventor on several international patent applications.

Anders holds a M.Sc degree in Engineering Physics from Chalmers University of Technology (Göteborg, Sweden), as well as a PhD in organic and medicinal chemistry form Lund University (Lund, Sweden). Anders also holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) in Intellectual Property Law and Management (Strasbourg, France). Moreover, Anders also holds a Certificate on Patent Litigation in Europe (CEIPI/Univ. Strasbourg, France).

Areas Of Expertise

Patents
Patent Drafting
Patent Prosecution
Oppositions and Appeals
Freedom to Operate
Landscape Analysis
Prior Art Search

IP Strategy
Strategy Development
IP Audit
Due Diligence

Competence Areas
Life Science
Food Technology
Healthcare
Chemistry
Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry
Green tech/ Clean tech
Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals (human and animal)
Nutraceutical and Pharmaceutical Formulations
Cell Biology
Biotechnology
Immunology
Stem cells