Christian Westerholm

European Patent Attorney, Partner

I have an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and I am a European Patent Attorney (EQE 2002), a European Design Attorney and a registered patent attorney in Finland. In addition to drafting patent applications and taking care of the prosecution of patent applications, I also handle opposition proceedings before the Finnish Patent Office and the European Patent Office and I have an extensive experience of oral proceedings at the European Patent Office.  I handle also utility model applications as well as design rights applications and prepare statements for various kind of IPR’s. I also have experience in IPR licensing negotiations and acquisitions. I have been working in the patent field since 1996 and have been employed by Boco since 2005.

Education
M.Sc. (mechanical engineering)
Languages
Swedish, Finnish, English, German
Activities
European Patent Institute (Finnish member in the Disciplinary Committee), the Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys, FICPI, AIPPI, the Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights, long distance running, bicycling