Board

Dolinda de Proost

Chairwoman

Dolinda has worked at AOMB Intellectual Property since 1990. In her role as Manager IP Support she is responsible for all Paralegals, Formalities Officers and secretaries employed at AOMB. She is one of the founders and chairwoman of the Dutch Platform Formalities Officers and she is one of the founders and chairwoman of EPIPA. Dolinda is also a member of the EPO SACEPO – Working Party on e-Patent Process.

Birgitte Helleshøj

Treasurer

Birgitte Helleshøj has been working as an IP administrator since 1993, in both IP firms and in Corporate IP, currently she’s part of the patent team at Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S. Birgitte is one of the founders and member of the board of the Danish Association of Intellectual Property Administrators (DAIPA), and she is one of the founders and a member of the board of EPIPA. Birgitte is also a member of the EPO SACEPO – Working Party on e-Patent Process.

Gunn-Tove Bjerke-Selmer

Secretary

Gunn-Tove has worked at Oslo Patentkontor AS since 1999. She is a design coordinator and head of the support department. Gunn-Tove is the chairperson of the Norwegian Association of Intellectual Property Administrators (NAIPA), and one of the founders and board member of EPIPA.

Ronald van Egmond

Board member

Ronald van Egmond has worked at V.O. since 1985. For more than 20 years, he worked in the administration department in the various administrative roles, finally that of head of the department. Since 2008 he has been a Senior Advisor Business Support at V.O., advising new and existing clients regarding Intellectual Property. He is one of the founders and board member of the Dutch Platform Formalities Officers and he is one of the founders and board member of EPIPA.

Ina Karup

Board member

Ina Krarup has been working for at Copenhagen-based patent law firm as an IP administrator since 2008 and has been Head of IP Administration since 2018. Ina Krarup has been a member of the Danish Association of Intellectual Property Administrators since 2017 and has been Chairman since 2019. Ina has a MA in English and Danish from Copenhagen University and passed as a Danish Qualified Intellectual Property Administrator in 2013.

Anne Taucher

Board member

Anne Taucher has worked at Oslo Patentkontor since 1996, and became CEO of the company in 2008. Anne is one of the founders and member of the board of the Norwegian Association of Intellectual Property Administrators (NAIPA), and she is one of the founders and a board member of EPIPA.