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IP Webinar Series – Part 6: Pharmaceutical patenting in Russia

8.4.2021 – 4.30 pm EET

Come and join us for a live IP webinar and learn about top things you should know about pharmaceutical patenting in Russia. The webinar will be held by our European Patent Attorneys Linda Norrgård and Satu Lehesranta on 8 April at 4.30 pm EET. The webinar is free of charge and all registrants will receive a link to the recording after the webinar.

In this webinar you will hear specifics about pharmaceutical patenting in Russia. We will cover common patenting issues of pharmaceutical patenting with useful strategies and practical case examples. You can also suggest topics that we should cover in this webinar.


  • Particularly pharmaceutical companies operating in or considering entry into the Russian market
  • Pharmaceutical companies filing in Russia
  • Patent agencies that represent clients filing in Russia

You’ll find out

  • An overview of pharmaceutical patenting issues in Russia e.g. antibodies and medical uses
  • Useful strategies
  • Useful and practical case examples


Linda Norrgård
Team Leader (Chemistry and Process Technology), European Patent Attorney

Linda Norrgård

Team Leader (Chemistry and Process Technology), European Patent Attorney

Linda Norrgård works as a Team Leader for Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology Team.

Linda started her IP career in 2008. She has spent most of her career in various Finnish patent firms, but has also worked in the industrial sector. She has prosecuted a wide range of inventions, with a special focus on polymer technology, organic chemistry (medicinal chemistry), and process and food technology. Linda joined Papula-Nevinpat in 2019.

Linda has solid experience in all stages of patent prosecution and defense. She has extensive experience in patent disputes, such as oppositions and appeals, both in Finland and before the European Patent Office. She has also completed an internship for patent professionals – Praktika Intern – with the European Patent Office in 2011.

In the past few years, Linda has worked in close collaboration with startups, advising startup entrepreneurs on IP protection. She has also been a frequent speaker at various startup events and training programs. Her experience with startups has given her a good sense of perspective on the challenges new businesses are facing in IP issues.

Satu Lehesranta
European Patent Attorney

Satu Lehesranta

European Patent Attorney

Satu Lehesranta is a European Patent Attorney at Papula-Nevinpat. She is also a partner in the company.

Prior to joining Papula-Nevinpat, Satu has worked as a researcher in various projects in the bio field in 2000 – 2010, e.g. at the University of Helsinki. She has also authored a number of scientific publications and is one of the inventors in several patent applications.

Satu first started her intellectual property career in 2010 at Papula-Nevinpat. Satu is responsible for various assignments involving drafting patent applications, patenting in Finland and abroad and consulting clients in patenting matters.


Marika Kojo, Communications Manager, Papula-Nevinpat
Pharmaceutical patenting in Russia
Linda Norrgård, European Patent Attorney, Papula-Nevinpat / Satu Lehesranta, European Patent Attorney, Papula-Nevinpat
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