Annette has extensive experience and up-to-date knowledge in the field of biotechnology based on a 9-year international research career, primarily in the areas of molecular biology, enzyme technology, microbiology, biochemistry, biofuels and renewable energies industry.
With a strong scientific background Annette directed her career towards the field of IPR in 2016.
In view of her research career and hands-on experience, Annette understands the challenges in biotechnology and is able to view an invention from the inventors’ perspective. This, combined with her patent consulting experience, is the foundation in how she provides excellent advice and services to clients relation to patentability opinions, patent application drafting, and patent prosecution.
Annette has experience in identifying and protecting inventions that bring value to the patent owner, investigating and securing the client’s Freedom-to-Operate (FTO) in their commercial markets; as well as overall integration of IPR into start-up companies’ business strategy.
Based on her science background combined with her experience in handling different patent cases, Annette is highly qualified within the areas of: Molecular biology, Metabolic Engineering, Biochemistry, Protein engineering, Microbiology (prokaryotic and eukaryotic), Fermentation, Enzyme technology, Food sciences, Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Pre- and Probiotics, Biomass processing, Biofuels and Renewable energies industry.
Annette joined Guardian IP Consulting as IP Consultant in 2017.
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