Margareta Elding-Pontén, PhD Chemistry
Science & Patent Information Professional
+46 (0)706 760003
Margareta (at) akiri.se
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About Margareta Elding-Pontén
Margareta Elding-Pontén holds a Master of Science in Chemistry from Lund University and a PhD in inorganic/structural chemistry from Lund University of Technology. She previously held positions at AstraZeneca for fifteen years. Most of the time she worked with scientific information, doing advanced database searches and analyses of literature and patent information to support both scientists and patent attorneys. She was also the team manager for the global Patent Information Analyst Team.
Margareta is an experienced science and patent information professional. Her expertise is from life-science within the chemistry, pharmaceutical and patent areas, but she also covers other science and technical fields in her work. She has got additional extensive knowledge of chemical structure searches, due diligence searches and freedom to operate searches and is an acknowledged expert in chemical and Markush (generically claimed compounds) structure searching.
Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Lund University of Technology, 1997
Licentiate of Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Lund University of Technology, 1993
Master of Science in Chemistry, Lund University, 1989
Senior Patent Information Analyst, Intellectual Property, AstraZeneca, Mölndal, 2011–2014
Team Manager Patent Information Analysis, Intellectual Property, AstraZeneca, Mölndal, 2009–2011
Patent Information Analyst, Intellectual Property, AstraZeneca, Mölndal, 2006–2009
Information Scientist, Information Science & Library, AstraZeneca, Mölndal, 2002–2006