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Anna Maria Villa


Anna Maria Villa holds a degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and a MA degree in Adult Education. After seven years as a Research Assistant at the Milan University, she worked 19 years as a Patent Examiner at the EPO in the fields of pharmacy and cosmetics and as a trainer at the European Patent Academy. She joined PatentSight in 2016 and IPI in 2018.


AI in bioinformatics: An analysis of the patent landscape (AI-SDV 2020) Technology fields supported by machine learning: A case study (IC-SDV 2019) Do Mergers Stifle Innovation? – European Commission’s use of the Patent Asset Index™ in the Dow/DuPont Antitrust Case (IC-SDV 2018)