With more than 10 years of experience in patent practice, IP management, and R&D, Elena is part of Berggren’s Chemistry, Biotech & Healthtech team.
Prior to joining Berggren in 2021, Elena worked as a Senior Patent Attorney at a top tier IP firm in Russia, where her responsibilities included devising and implementing patent strategies, conducting patent searches, Freedom to Operate (FTO) and patent landscape analyses, and drafting and prosecuting patent applications.
In addition, Elena worked as an in-house patent and licensing engineer at a leading Russian water purification technology company. In this role, she was active in managing IP issues and risks by developing and maintaining high-level engagements with R&D departments, as well as the CEO and top-level managers.
Elena holds a master’s degree in chemistry, a master's degree in innovation management, and a bachelor’s degree in law. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Materials Engineering at the University of Turku.
Elena is a native Russian speaker and speaks English fluently.
Chemistry, materials engineering, hybrid materials, smart materials, water treatment technologies, oil and gas chemistry
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