Partner at Plougmann Vingtoft
Katja Sørensen is a partner and European patent attorney at Plougmann Vingtoft. She is also the firm’s head of developing intellectual property for business within the food industry, agriculture and chemistry. Ms Sørensen has technical expertise within the areas of chemistry, biotechnology, food science, food ingredients, food technology and immunochemistry.
Ms Sørensen, who started her career in patents in 2000 and has worked for Plougmann Vingtoft since 2006, has extensive experience in the identification of inventions, drafting and handling patent applications, freedom-to-operate analyses, third-party observations and litigations. She is also part of Plougmann Vingtoft’s team of patent attorneys specialised in handling re-establishment of rights before the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Danish Patent Office.
Ms Sørensen has extensive experience in advising national and international clients with a special focus on client needs, IP strategy, generating value through intellectual property in business and the commercialisation of intellectual property. She also has experience in developing and using IP analyses as tools for risk assessment and idea generation in processes of development (IP landscaping).
Ms Sørensen has successfully completed the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies course on patent litigation in Europe at the University of Strasbourg, and will therefore receive the European Patent Litigation Certificate under the Unified Patent Court when it enters into force.
She is a member of the sub-group of the Standing Advisory Committee before the EPO relating to patent documentation and information.