Burhaan joined Zacco in 2015 where he works with patent consultancy in general, with drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the field of mechanics. His expertise covers Norwegian patent practice, European patent practice, strategy and validity opinions.
Burhaan has worked as a Marine Seismic QC Geophysicist Trainee at Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) where he was responsible for collecting seismic data. During this time, he worked with projects in Trinidad and Tobago, Tanzania, Mozambique and Myanmar. From 2010 - 2014 he worked as an Examiner at the Norwegian Patent Office in the field of Oil and Gas technology, particularly for examination of patent applications related to seismology, well logging, downhole separation, well installations and well cleaning. Burhaan’s clients include big seismic and oilfield service companies
Burhaan graduated with a M.Sc. degree in Petroleum Geophysics from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in 2010, specializing in geophysics with a thesis on “4D rock physics and dynamic RPTs for sandstone". Burhaan is a member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
Key IP Areas:
- Drafting applications
- Due diligence
- Opinion work
- Patent office proceedings
- Patent prosecution
- Patent strategy & counseling
Last updated 18th September 2018