For a number of years, Steen has worked as an external patent adviser for a number of medium-sized and large Scandinavian companies and start-up companies, primarily within the medico, chemistry, pharmaceutical and food businesses
Steen is mainly occupied with:
- Patent protection of valuable innovation through the preparation of protection strategies, novelty searches and patentability evaluations, drafting of patent applications, prosecution of patent applications, defence and enforcement of issued patents
- Ensuring freedom to operate for his clients relative to their competitors’ patents (e.g. patent risk management, Freedom-to-Operate analyses, infringement opinions, legal challenges, litigation (invalidation cases))
- Integration of IP (patents and trademarks) in the business strategies and organization of the client.
Steen is a founding partner of Guardian IP Consulting. Steen worked at a larger consultancy firm in Denmark prior to founding Guardian IP Consulting.
Get valueable advice
By signing up for our newsletter, our experts will provide you with relevant advice about current topics within patents and designs.