Joanna Applequist

Patent Attorney

Joanna is a patent attorney and works with drafting and prosecuting patent applications worldwide, patentability assessments, prior-art searches and other IP related issues. She is involved in freedom-to-operate analysis and validity investigations.

Joanna works in the areas of protein engineering, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology research tools and bioinformatics. She has extensive research experience in the field of developmental neurobiology, including stem cell and progenitor cell differentiation and cell-fate specification. Areas of specialist expertise include cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, neurobiology and stem cells as well as immunology and vaccine development.

Contact information:

Visiting address:

Jakobsbergsgatan 36
111 44 Stockholm, Sweden
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Practice areas

  • Patents

Industry expertise

  • Chemistry
  • Life sciences
  • Medtech
  • Pharma

Prior experience

Post doctoral fellow at Karolinska Institutet 2011


  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Swedish


  • PhD degree in Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institutet, 2011
  • MSc in Engineering Biology, Umeå University, 2002


  • SFIR (Swedish Association for the Protection of Industrial Property)