Linda Egeröd Sidot
European Patent Attorney at Valea AB
Linda Egeröd Sidot specialises in patent matters in relation to general mechanical and chemical engineering. She has detailed knowledge and experience of patent matters in the areas of packaging and packaging technology, absorbent materials, non-woven materials, hygienic absorbent products, paper and fibre technology, and polymer chemistry. She also works in the areas of diagnostic devices and the automotive industry. She holds a MSc in pharmaceutical bioscience from the University of Gothenburg, and is a European patent attorney and a Swedish authorised patent attorney.
Ms Egeröd Sidot started her IP career in 2004 as an in-house patent attorney at SCA Hygiene Products AB (now Essity Hygiene and Health AB). She passed the European qualifying examination in 2009 and she joined Valea AB in 2014. During her time at SCA Hygiene Products she was responsible for the IP strategy and work within the research department, and was active as a lecturer in the internal educational IP programme. She is currently involved in the mentoring programme at Valea AB.
Ms Egeröd Sidot works with all types of patent matter, such as patentability opinions, patent drafting and prosecution. She works closely with her clients on identifying inventions and providing strategic IP counselling. She has extensive experience in freedom-to-operate analyses and opinions, as well as opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office.