Director, European Patent Attorney

Linda Norrgård is the team leader for Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team as well as for the Eurasian patent attorney team in Helsinki. She is also a partner in the company and a member of the management team.

Linda started working in the IP field in 2008 and joined Papula-Nevinpat in 2019. She has spent most of her career in various Finnish patent agencies working as a patent attorney, but also has experience from the industrial sector working as a patent engineer in corporate IP teams. She has prosecuted a wide range of inventions, with a special focus on polymer technology, pharmaceutical chemistry, metallurgy and minerals processing as well as process and food technology.

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.

Special expertise

Biofuels, Bioplastics, Chemical engineering, Electrochemistry, Flotation, Nanostructures, Organic chemistry, Pharmaceuticals, Polymers


Tove Termonen

Technical fields

Food technology
Material science
Mineral processing and metallurgy
Process engineering


Finnish, Swedish, English (German, French)


M.Sc. (Tech.), Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University), 2008


The Association of Finnish Patent Attorneys (SPAY) (Vice chair of the Association in 2020-2023), Finnish Association for Industrial Property Rights (STY), Finnish Association for Corporate Patent Agents, AIPPI, AIPLA