Dr. rer nat., M.Sc. (Biochemistry), German and European Patent Attorney
Languages: German, English
Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office (EPO). Prosecution of international patent families. Opinion work, including freedom to operate and patentability opinions. Drafting and advising on new patent applications.
Broad technical expertise across the life sciences, especially in biochemistry, immunology, cell and molecular biology. Special experience with property rights in the field of antibodies and CRISPR/Cas.
Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI.
Studied biochemistry at the Technical University of Munich. Master’s thesis in the field of small non-coding RNAs (microRNAs) (2003-2008). Doctoral thesis at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry (Martinsried, Germany) and the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (Klosterneuburg, Austria) (2008-2013) in the area of morphodynamics of immune cells, focusing on the role of branched actin networks in dendritic cell physiology. Author and co-author of several publications on these topics in peer-reviewed scientific journals i.a., in Nature Cell Biology. Scholarship from the Max Planck Society. Trained and worked with a renowned Munich patent law firm specializing in life sciences (2014-2019). German and European Patent Attorney since 2018. With HOFFMANN EITLE since 2019.