Mind + Muscle

technical minds + legal muscle

Sterne Kessler Goldstein Fox
Tarja H. Naukkarinen

Mind + Muscle

Tarja H. Naukkarinen

Technical Specialist

  • Tarja H. Naukkarinen
  • p 202.772.8754
  • f 202.371.2540
  • tarjahn@skgf.com

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Ms. Naukkarinen is a technical specialist in the Biotechnology/Chemical Group. Her practice includes assisting in writing and prosecuting U.S. and foreign patent applications; assisting in patentability, validity, infringement and freedom-to-use analyses; and assisting in the preparation of license agreements.

Ms. Naukkarinen’s thesis research concerned selective reduction of long chain, saturated and unsaturated, α, ω-diacids and -diesters to corresponding monoalcohols. Following her M.S. degree, she was a research chemist in private industry conducting research and process development on a herbicide.

Ms. Naukkarinen worked more than ten years in the pharmaceutical industry in Finland, part of that time as a European Patent Attorney.  Just prior to joining the firm, she completed an internship with the European Patent Office in Munich.

  • Education
    • M.S., Organic Chemistry, University of Turku magna cum laude approbatur

    • B.S., Chemistry, University of Turku


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