Michael Schandorf Sørensen

Partner at Zacco

Michael Schandorf Sørensen has an MSc and a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Aarhus. Mr Schandorf Sørensen has worked in IP counselling since 2006. Before entering the IP field, he worked as a scientist and senior scientist in the biotechnology industry for approximately a decade in the field of target discovery and validation. He is the co-inventor of a combinatorial library screening technology.

Mr Schandorf Sørensen has solid scientific knowledge with a wide range of technical disciplines, including recombinant protein expression, vector technology, combinatorial libraries, gene transfer, retrovirology, assay development, compound screening and flow cytometry.

Mr Schandorf Sørensen’s technical experience is within the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, epigenetics and cell biology. He has considerable experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, particularly in the field of diagnostics, medical uses in general, immunotherapy, biologics and stem cell applications. He is also experienced in drafting opinions on patentability, freedom-to-operate analyses and advising clients in the strategic use of intellectual property.

Previously, Mr Schandorf Sørensen was the key accounts manager for life sciences for one of Scandinavia’s largest research institutions. He joined Zacco in 2012 and re-joined after a short period at Novozymes in 2015.

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