Team Leader, Chemistry and Process Technology, European Patent Attorney

Satu Lehesranta works as a Team Leader for Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology Team. She is a European Patent Attorney and 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.

Core expertise

Bioinformation technology
Biochemistry, microbiology, gene technology
Environmental technology
Food technology


Finnish, English, Swedish, German


PhD, 2006, applied biotechnology, University of Kuopio (currently the University of Eastern Finland)


STY (the Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights), SPAY (The Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys)