Jaana Hämäläinen

Partner at Boco IP

Jaana Hämäläinen joined Boco IP in 2000 and became a partner in 2010. She has an MSc in biotechnology and a PhD in plant pathology. Ms Hämäläinen is a European patent attorney and an authorised patent attorney in Finland.

She has been involved in various biology and chemistry-related patent matters both in Finland and internationally. She handles IP cases and counsels clients in the fields of biotechnology, biochemistry, molecular biology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, food industry, process technology, microbiology and plant biology.

In addition to conventional drafting and prosecution, she handles oppositions and appeals, conducts freedom-to-operate analyses and novelty searches, gives statements on the interpretation of patents and advises on patent matters in general. Ms Hämäläinen also acts as a technical expert in patent litigations. She has handled cases related to plant variety rights in both Finland and the European Union.

Ms Hämäläinen frequently gives lectures and delivers training for clients and public audiences.

She is an expert member of the Finnish Market Court. Moreover, she is a member of the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys, where she was secretary of the chemistry group from 2005 to 2008.

Ms Hämäläinen was an intern at the European Patent Office (Directorate 2.4.01, cluster Biotechnology). She has worked at universities and research institutions in Finland, Sweden and the United States.

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Boco IP
Itämerenkatu 5
Helsinki 00180

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