Tanja Sovic

Job Title: Head of Patent & License Management
Company: TU Wien

Dr. Tanja Sovic is an accomplished professional in the field of intellectual property and technology transfer, currently serving as the Head of Patent & License Management at TU Wien. With extensive experience in patenting and commercialization of university inventions across various fields, she brings exceptional expertise to her role. Tanja studied chemical engineering at Graz University of Technology and obtained a PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Materials (ICTM). In addition to her professional career, Tanja also volunteers her time and expertise as a member of the IP Advisory Board for EIT Manufacturing and the Task Force Innovation for CESAER (Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research). Furthermore, she is also co-chair of the LESI Innovation Trends Committee, a prominent horizontal task force within the structure of LESI Committees, which monitors and identifies the impact of innovation on the current IP framework and proposes corresponding solutions.