Helle Friis Svenstrup

AWA - Denmark

Strandgade 56


Rising star 2018



+45 43 31 33 77
Year Joined Firm: 2012

MSc Biology
PhD in Medicine
Languages Spoken: Danish, English, German, Swedish
Network Memberships: ADIPA

Helle is a Patent Attorney and Team Manager specialising in the biotechnology and life sciences fields, with a particular focus on pharmaceuticals, microbiology, immunology and molecular biology.
She has experience with all types of patenting issues such as novelty searches, drafting and global prosecution, validation, patent infringement and general IP strategy. Helle files and prosecutes Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC) applications in Denmark and handles Danish and international recordals of assignments, licenses and pledges.
Helle has spent more than ten years characterising genes and immunogenic proteins from the sexually transmitted infection Mycoplasma Genitalium. She also helped to set up the largest UK based cross-sectional clinical study for detecting Mycoplasma Genitalium at the top ranked University College London. 

Key IP Areas:

  • Patent


Key Practice Areas:
  • Filing & Prosecution
  • IP Office Proceedings
  • Strategy & Advisory


Sector Expertise:
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Food & Beverage
  • Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology + Life Sciences

Last updated 20th September 2018