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Joanna Applequist is a patent consultant specializing in Life Science, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, genetics, protein engineering, bioinformatics, immunology and vaccine development. Joanna’s experience includes working with patents within the industries Life Science, Medtech, Biotech and Medicine/Pharma.
Joanna works with drafting and prosecution patent applications and strategies, and is an adviser in all kinds of patent issues. She has experience with carrying out prior-art searches, patentability assessments, patent portfolio analyses and freedom-to-operate analyses.
From her time as a researcher at Karolinska Institutet Joanna has a profound knowledge of evolutionary developmental biology and neurobiology, including stem cells and differentiation of cell types.
Joanna has previous experience working as a patent attorney at an IP law firm advising clients on IP-related issues.
This summer, Joanna has passed the EQE examinations and will this autumn officially receive the title of European Patent Attorney.
Joanna has special knowledge of the CRISPR Cas 9 technology and has been interviewed on the subject in industry publications.
As a result of Joanna’s research, she has also written of a series of scientific publications, such as:
PhD degree in Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institutet, 2011
MSc in Engineering Biology, Umeå University, 2002
SFIR,The Swedish Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property