Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Chem., German and European Patent Attorney
Languages: English, German, Russian
Main area of work concerns opposition and appeal proceedings before the European and German Patent Offices, nullity actions before the Federal Patent Court, nullity actions before the Federal Supreme Court, opinion work, patent prosecution and litigation, both cross-border and national. Particular expertise in various technical fields including organic chemistry, functional polymers, pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering, printing, battery, display and filter technology. Litigation experience with patents involving pharmaceuticals, microorganisms, polymers, e-readers, food products and packaging.
Studied chemistry at the University College London (GB) and the University of Hamburg. Diploma thesis with synthetic focus on microfluidics. Doctoral thesis in the field of bioorganic chemistry on peptide mimetics as ligands for cancer specific receptors. Scholarship from the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie. Various scientific publications in the area of synthetic and bioorganic chemistry. Numerous lectures on patent law in Europe and abroad. Joined HOFFMANN EITLE in 2005. Worked in the chemical industry (2009-2010). Partner of our Munich law firm, co-leading the Hamburg office.
Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI, VPP, GDCh