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Kim Garsdal Nielsen is a partner in Awapatent’s Copenhagen office and has worked at the company since 1996. Mr. Garsdal Nielsen is a European Patent Attorney and European Design Attorney, with 25 years of experience in patent and IP matters from the EPO
and private practice. He is cleared to the level of Nato Secret and experienced in filing and handling secret patents. Mr. Garsdal Nielsen mainly works with national, European and international patent prosecution within the area of electrical and mechanical engineering, especially within the areas of health care, wind turbines and software.
Mr. Garsdal Nielsen provides strategic advice for patent drafting and filing in Europe and overseas. He also has comprehensive experience with validity assessment and freedom-to-operate analyses, and has been involved in due diligence analyses for investment companies. As a European Patent Attorney his daily work includes all parts of the prosecution of European patent applications, all the way from the initial searches for prior art and assessment of patentability through draft and examination of patent applications to oral proceedings in oppositions and appeals. Being cleared for secrecy, Mr. Garsdal Nielsen handles and
files secret patents before the Danish Patent and Trademark Office for foreign clients on a regular basis.
As a European Design Attorney Kim advises on and files designs in the EU and overseas countries. Mr. Garsdal Nielsen has a Masters Degree in electrical engineering from the Danish Technical University. Before joining Awapatent, he worked as a search examiner in the Berlin Branch of the European Patent Office, mainly in the field of electrical switches and partly in the field of electric machines.
Last Updated 2nd June 2016