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Anne Sønstevold

Senior Partner
European Patent Attorney
About Anne Sønstevold
Anne has worked as a Patent Attorney in private practice since 1997, including 3 years in-house experience from the Patent Department of GE Healthcare. She joined Zacco in 2001. She provides advice on strategic patenting issues and deals with all matters related to patenting, such as prior art searches, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, oppositions and appeals, infringement and validity opinions, and litigation support. A key area of expertise is in Supplementary Protection Certificates for approved medicinal products.
Anne’s practice inolves Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Chemistry, Life Science and Healthcare. Anne has more than 10 year experience as a research scientist at GE Healthcare, the Norwegian Radium Hospital and the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment. Anne graduated with a M.Sc. degree in Biology (physiology) from the University of Oslo in 1983, and has been on the list of European Patent Attorneys since Norway became a member of the EPO in 2008.
Anne is ranked by Managing IP as an IP Star for 2019. She is also a recommended individual in IAM Patent 1000 for 2018 and 2019 by Intellectual Asset Management.
Areas of expertise
Services
  • Patent Landscaping
  • Forward Patenting
  • Due Diligence
  • Patent Monitoring
  • Competitor Watch
  • Patent Litigation Support
  • Novelty Search and Validity Search
  • Patent Oppositions and Appeals
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Drafting
  • Portfolio Management
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Patent prosecution
  • IP Audit
Technical field
  • Food Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
Industry Expertise
  • Food & Beverage
  • Consumer Products
  • Life Science
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Hygiene Products