Hanne Berg Cortesi

Hanne Berg CortesiHanne Berg Cortesi, Senior Examiner, Chemical Engineering

Hanne Berg Cortesi has been working as a patent examiner at the Norwegian Industrial Property Office since March 2011.

She holds a M.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and a Business Candidate degree from the Norwegian Business School.

Hanne's main technical area is in the field of chemical processing in the power sector. She has several years of experience as a process/chemical engineer, expert researcher and project coordinator for ENEL, Italy. She has worked mostly on assignments in process development of power plants from conventional and renewable energy sources and of carbon capture technologies.

"Working as patent examiner is challenging and instructive with regard to innovation, technical development and customer services. I love this job because it gains inventors to protect their ideas."

Language skills: Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, English, Italian and German.