Helle works as a Patent Attorney at Awapatent’s Copenhagen office, and has experience with all types of patenting issues such as novelty searches, drafting of new patent applications and global prosecution, validation, patent infringement and general IP strategy. Helle’s specialist areas are within the fields of chemistry, biotechnology and life science, in particular within microbiology, immunology and molecular biology. Being an MSc Biology and PhD in Medicin, she has spent more than 10 years characterizing and diagnosing the sexually transmitted infection, Mycoplasma genitalium and worked at one of the top five universities worldwide, University College London, setting up the hitherto largest UK based cross-sectional study for detecting Mycoplasma genitalium.
She also has experience in filing and prosecuting SPC (Supplementary Protection Certificates) applications in Denmark. Furthermore, she handles Danish and international recordal of transfers and other documents, such as licenses, pledges etc.