Sofía Petterson

Sofia Pettersson


Barcelona Office

Professional Qualifications

  • European Patent Attorney (EQE, 2015)

Academic Qualifications

  • IQS, Universitat Ramon Llull, M.Sc. Chemistry (2002)

  • IQS, IQS Chemical Engineer (2004)

  • IQS, Universitat Ramon Llull, Ph.D. Chemistry (2009)

Sofia joined ABG in 2010 and is an associate in the Chemistry & Materials Department. Her practice is focused on patent prosecution and opinion work in the areas of pharmaceuticals and chemistry. She is a qualified European Patent Attorney (EQE, 2015).

Before she joined ABG, Sofia was a researcher at IQS, Universitat Ramon Llull, working on university-industry collaboration projects related to the synthesis of drug derivatives (2008-10). Her thesis work was focused on virtual screening and synthesis of HIV entry inhibitors. Her pre-doctoral research included a stay at the Computer-Chemie-Centrum, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany (2002-03).

She has published papers in peer-reviewed journals (Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling, ChemMedChem, Mini Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry, etc.) and presented her work at international scientific meetings.

Sofia is a native speaker of Spanish, Catalan and Swedish, and fluent in English and German.