Agneta has more than 7 years of experience in the field of intellectual property. Since 2018 she is acting as a professional patent attorney and is an EQE candidate. Agneta works on descriptions of patent applications and drafting of claims, represents Latvian and foreign clients before the Latvian Patent Office, performs patent searches and freedom to operate analysis, as well as patentability assessments in the field of life sciences.
Agneta also performs validations of granted European patents in the contracting states of the European Patent Convention (EPC). By entrusting Agneta with validation of a European patent in Latvia, the client can be assured that a high quality translation of patent claims will be provided – Agneta is one of the leading translators in the field of patents in Latvia. In 2020 she represented 19% of all European patents validated in Latvia.
To advance her competences in material science Agneta continues her academic path through PhD studies at Riga Technical University, where she specialises in biomaterials.
Since 2018 – Latvian Patent attorney
Since 2016 – Petersona Patents
2016 – SIA STENDERS, Quality Control and Conformity Specialist
2014 – 2016 Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia, Senior Expert
2011 – 2013 Riga Technical University, Laboratory Assistant
2014 – Riga Technical University, Master’s degree in Engineering Science in Nanotechnologies
2012 – Riga Technical University, Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Science in Chemical Engineering
Latvian, English, German
Association of Patent Attorneys of Latvia (LPPA)
Agneta regularly furthers her knowledge by taking part in different seminars and courses. She has participated in EQE seminars organized by Centre d’études internationales de la propriété intellectuelle (CEIPI), as well as DeltaPatents. Agneta has attended various qualification courses, including CEIPI “Basic Course on Patents”, WIPO Academy Distance learning courses and EPA distance learning courses such as “Advanced Course on Patents”; “Patenting Biotechnological Inventions”; “Systematic approach to patent search” “Opposition procedure at the EPO”, “Clarity and unity: analysis of patent applications” “The European patent system from filing to grant”, “Drafting written opinions: practice at the EPO”, Advanced training course on patent search and examination in the field of biotechnology”.