Christian L. Christiansen
European Patent Attorney, CDPA, Partner
Head of Biotech & Pharma, MSc Molecular Biology
Christian has technical expertise in the areas of molecular biology and chemistry. In addition to his biotech background, Christian also has IP expertise within the pharmaceutical field.
He has experience with prosecution of patents, utility models, performance of freedom-to-operate analysis, due diligence analysis, and in particular infringement and validity opinions. Furthermore, Christian has extensive experience with filing and prosecution of Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) within the pharmaceutical as well as the agricultural fields in the Nordic countries.
Christian has been involved in numerous court cases in Denmark and the other Nordic countries as strategic adviser and coordinator of complex patent cases. This role has also involved advice and assistance in relation to re-examination and limitation procedures before the Danish PTO as well as opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO.
Christian has successfully completed the CEIPI Course on Patent Litigation in Europe at the University of Strasbourg, and he will therefore receive the European Patent Litigation Certificate under the Unified Patent Court when it enters into force.
Christian has experience from another major IPR-firm located in Copenhagen where he was employed from 2002-2012.