European Patent Attorney at Valea AB
Marcus Gentzel has detailed knowledge and experience of patent matters, mainly within the mechanical field – including general mechanics, mechatronics, bearing technology, manufacturing technology, renewable energy and continuous casting. He holds a MSc in mechanical engineering from Chalmers University and is a European patent attorney and a Swedish authorized patent attorney.
Before joining Valea, Mr Gentzel worked at SKF’s patent department for about 13 years where, for the last six years, he was responsible for the patent operations for the Nordic countries and for a time period also managed SKF’s patent department in Bangalore, India. He has experience of patent drafting, prosecution, oppositions and appeal proceedings, and has also worked extensively with strategic IP counselling and managing large patent portfolios.
In addition to the detailed knowledge of patent matters in the mechanical field, Mr Gentzel has also gained extensive knowledge and experience of patent matters in other technical fields such as information and automotive technology, including autonomous vehicle technology.
Mr Gentzel has also been involved in more strategic IP work, including intellectual asset management, which consists of mapping and evaluating technology portfolios with the aim of giving advice on how to increase value by controlling unique knowledge in the best way.