Director, IP Management
Kemira Oyj https://www.kemira.com
European Patent Attorney
M.Sc. (Chemical Engineering)
At Kemira, we use our chemistry to improve your everyday. We add optimal quality, functionality and strength to paper and board products, we ensure safety and hygiene of water and food packaging, and we maximize yield from energy resources. Our areas of expertise are pulp & paper, water intensive industries & municipal water treatment, and oil & gas. Through our global network of dedicated experts, production facilities and R&D centers, we serve customers around the world and improve their product quality, resource efficiency and sustainability.
Virpi has over 20 years of patenting experience, in private practice and in various industries (telecom, paper industry, chemicals industry). As the head of the IP team and a member of the R&D Management team at Kemira, Virpi participates in steering of Kemira’s various R&D projects. Kemira is actively developing new concepts for enabling circular economy and for smart process management by combining chemistry and application expertise to digital technologies.