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Supplementary protection certificate extends the patent term by up to five and a half years – but who’s entitled?
The term of a pharmaceutical or plant production patent can be extended by a maximum of 5 years, up to 25 years altogether. Who is entitled and under which conditions? To find out read the blog by our experts Katja Feiring and Erja Partio.
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Erik Viik has written articles in domestic and international publications on various intellectual property issues in Russia and Eurasia. In addition, Erik´s patent experience includes drafting and prosecuting patent applications.VIIK ERIKPatent Attorney
Pia Perälä is a Patent Attorney and European Design Attorney at Papula-Nevinpat. She has many years of experience in preparing patent and design applications and prosecuting them in various countries.PERÄLÄ PIAPatent Attorney, European Design Attorney
Folke Johansson regularly acts as an expert in patent litigations, and has a lot of experience of Oral Hearings before the European Patent Office (EPO), both before the Examining Division as well as before the Opposition Division and the Boards of Appeal.JOHANSSON FOLKEDirector (Patent Department), European Patent Attorney
Irina So has worked at the Saint-Petersburg Television Research and Development Institute. She has authored and co-authored a number of scientific articles in the fields of television, optics and mathematical physics and one patent. Irina has been working at Papula-Nevinpat since 2010.SO IRINAPatent Attorney, Eurasian Patent Attorney
Marina Sokolova is the author in 11 scientific articles in the field of plant gene engineering, biochemistry and plant protection. Marina has been working at Papula-Nevinpat since 1997. Now she works as the head of the biochemistry group.SOKOLOVA MARINARussian and Eurasian Patent Attorney