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November 2015

Two new Partners in Acapo!

We are happy to announce that Katja Reitan and Stein Roar Gjøen will become Partners from January 2016.

Katja Reitan joined Acapo in 2006 and is based at our office in Trondheim. Katja holds a PHD in Natural Sciences and she is qualified as a European Patent Attorney. When Katja joined Acapo she already had 10 years’ of experience within marine research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and extensive experience from interdisciplinary projects within aquaculture, biotechnology and engineering science.   

Stein Roar Gjøen joined Acapo in 2011 and is based at our Oslo office. Stein holds a PHD in Physics and is approaching the last part of his EQE exams to become a qualified European Patent Attorney. Stein has been working in the patent field since 2006. Prior to this, he worked in research, development and prototyping, in Norway and abroad, within academia, national research laboratories and industry.  

“We are delighted to be able to welcome Katja and Stein into the Partner Group. We look forward to working even closer with them and also on the business development side of the business. They are both  highly qualified in their fields and bring a lot of enthusiasm and engagement into the company. They represent a valuable addition to the Partner Group, and will continue contributing to the best possible IP service for our clients.”    

Hilde Vold-Burgess Managing Partner