Louise has an MSc in Chemical Engineering and obtained a PhD in Organic Chemistry in 1992 at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Louise worked for ten years as an organic chemist for the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca before joining the patent profession in 2003 at the company´s intellectual property department. Louise joined Valea in 2007. Louise handles patent work in the whole field of chemistry. She specializes in chemical and life science inventions, such as organic chemistry, pharmaceutical formulations and polymers. Louise files and prosecutes patent applications. She works closely with companies on identifying inventions and proposing patent portfolio management and also provides infringement and validity investigations, freedom-to-operate analyses and due diligent work.
Louise spends her spare time with her family. She enjoys cycling, gardening and reading French novels.
Louise is also active in the Swedish Chemical Society, where she heads the organic chemistry division.