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Irene Kitsara

WIPO, Swiss

Irene Kitsara works in WIPO´s Access to Information and Knowledge Division as IP Information Officer. She was the Project Coordinator of the Patent Landscape Reports Project from 2010 until 2015, while she coordinated and contributed to the Guidelines for Preparing Patent Landscape Reports. Ms. Kitsara is currently working on WIPO´s Manual on Open Source Tools for Patent Analytics, while she also provides patent information trainings in various Innovation and Technology Support Centers (TISCs).

 She joined WIPO in 2009, when she co-drafted the WIPO Guide to Technology Databases. Previously to her WIPO employment, Ms. Kitsara worked for the European and International Relations of the European Patent Office, preparing country reports on innovation and patent systems, but also for the European Patent Academy on an on-line forum for the preparation to the European Qualifying Examination for patent attorneys. Admitted in the Athens Bar Association and with studies at the Athens Law School and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Ms. Kitsara worked for German and Greek law firms, for the Directorate General Internal Market of the European Commission, the Max-Planck-Institute for International and Foreign Social Law, and the Greek Ministry of Interior Affairs.

 

Contributions

Patent Landscape Reports and Other WIPO Activities in the Area of Patent Analytics (II-SDV 2016)
Irene Kitsara
Irene Kitsara