Tatjana Jeršan

Tatjana Jeršan

Patent and Trademark Attorney

E-mail tatjana.jersan(at)item.si

Practice and professional experience

Tatjana gained her first working experience in companies Iskra Mikroelektronika and Izolirka Piroterm. From 1995 until the beginning of the year 2012 when she joined us, she was working as patent examiner at the Slovenian Intellectual property Office (SIPO). In 17 years of work at SIPO she gained professional knowledge and experience in the field of intellectual property, mainly in the field of patent protection, both in terms of national protection as well as international protection. As a representative of the SIPO she actively participated in various international working groups of WIPO and EPO (IPC reform, PCT reform, EPOQUE use). Since 2008 she has also been in charge of counselling department of the SIPO for SME’s regarding proper protection of their intellectual property. Tatjana’s present field of work includes primarily advising clients regarding patent protection, client representation in patent and SPC granting procedures, preparing and filing patent and SPC applications and conducting patent searches.

  • B. Sc. Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana
  • Slovenian Patent, Design and Trademark Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Seminars for patent examiners organized by European patent Office through European Patent Academy (Search and Examination with Focus on Chemistry, Patent Documentation and Classification, Drafting of Search Report and Written Opinion, Formalities and Receiving Section, Supplementary Protection Certificates, Drafting of Patent Application)
  • Board for Patent and Trademark Attorney Qualification Examinations at the Slovenian Intellectual Property Office, member (formerly)
  • European Patent Institute (EPI), member
  • European SPCs Unravelled: A Practitioner’s Guide to Supplementary Certificates in Europe” (Slovenian section), 2020-2022
  • Manual for the Handling of Applications for Patents, Designs and Trademarks throughout the World (Slovenian section), The Brown Book, 2009-2022
  • Workshops and seminars for students and young researchers organized by University of Ljubljana (University Incubator of Ljubljana), The European Law Student’s Association, Technology Transfer group, SIPO
  • Seminars for entrepreneurs organized by Agencija Poti, Primorskega inkubatorja, SIPO, International Trade Fair MOS and LOS
  • Seminars for entrepreneurs organized by Agencija Poti, Primorskega inkubatorja, SIPO, International Trade Fair MOS and LOS

Slovenian, English, Croatian/Serbian/Bosnian

Personal Interests

Skiing, Jazz-ballet