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Thorkild Sørensen

Danish Patent Office, Denmark

Starting in his undergraduate days, Thorkild Sørensen participated in starting the successful university spin-off company Crystal Fibre A/S, during the process of which he authored and co-authored more than 30 scientific publications, among them two patented inventions within the field of fibre optics. He holds an MSc in engineering and a PhD in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Currently, he is a senior examiner with the Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO) with responsibility for the organisation of the search resources available for the examiners, while at the same time playing a key role in quoting and communicating the commercial services offered by the DKPTO within the framework of the PCT authority of the Nordic Patent Institute.

Contributions

Reform and Organisation of Manuals and Guidelines for In-House Information Resources at the DKPTO (ICIC 2011)