Patent consultant Karolis Šileika is responsible for direct communication with individual clients from first meeting to end of procedure of examination of inventions. Karolis conducts in-depth prior art search and analyzes, provides recommendations for further action in terms of industrial applicability, inventive step, novelty, and needs of client projects. Also, patent consultant drafts descriptions and claims of inventions and supervises later corrections thereof, as well as prepares translations of descriptions and claims.
Karolis carries out assessments of freedom to operate (FTO) and provides recommendations. Also, Karolis Šileika communicates with examiners of Lithuanian State Patent Bureau (SPB), European Patent Office (EPO), World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) and patent attorneys of the USA, Japan, China, and other countries during various stages of patent applications. Karolis is responsible for validation of European patents to Lithuania.
– Advised scientists and startups of Kaunas University of Technology on filing and examination procedures of Lithuanian, PCT, US and EP patent applications, was responsible for drafting descriptions and claims.
– Is responsible for advising scientists and startups of Vilnius University on filing and examination procedures of Lithuanian, PCT, US and EP patent applications, drafting descriptions and claims.
– Is responsible for advising Lithuanian and foreign companies on filing and examination procedures of Lithuanian, PCT, US, Japan, China, Korea, Eurasia, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Turkey, European patent applications, drafting descriptions and claims.
Since 2010 — AAA Law
Since 2017 — Patent Consultant
2011-2017 — Patent Attorney Assistant
2015 — University of Strasbourg (France), European patent law studies
2014 — Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania), finished PhD. studies course of Mechanical Engineering
2009 — Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania), Master in Mechanical Engineering
Lithuanian, English, Russian
Took part in training “European Patent Law” organized by the European Patent Office (EPO) and training for the European Patent Attorney Qualification Examination (EQE).