Jens Jørgen Schmidt
Senior Partner at Zacco
Jens Jørgen Schmidt joined Zacco in 2014 and has worked as a patent attorney in private practice since 1997. He holds a PhD in fluid mechanics from the Technical University of Denmark, a diploma (obtained with honours) from the Von Karman Institute of Fluid Dynamics and a master’s in mechanical engineering specialising in thermal energy. His professional experience as a patent attorney, however, spans a wide range of other technical areas.
In addition to the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and providing opinions on patent infringement and freedom to operate, Mr Schmidt has extensive experience in opposition and appeal proceedings before the Danish Patent Office, as well as the European Patent Office and in patent litigation, mainly before the Danish Maritime and Commercial Court and the Danish high courts. Mr Schmidt also acts as a court-appointed specialist in patent matters before the Danish Maritime and Commercial Court.
Mr Schmidt was a tutor of the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies in Copenhagen from 2002 to 2020. He is a member of epi and the Association of Danish Patent Attorneys. He is fluent in English and Danish and has a basic knowledge of German.