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Leo Polz

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Leo Polz


Dr. rer. nat., Dipl.-Chem., German and European Patent Attorney


Languages: English, German


Chemical patents, with a particular focus on patent litigation, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European and German Patent Offices; patent prosecution, legal opinions and due diligence work. Particular expertise in the fields of biochemistry and biotechnology, pharmacology, cosmetics and paper chemistry. Litigation experience (among others) with patents involving Factor VIII, vaccines, cell cultures, PCR, screening methods and hormones.


Numerous lectures in Germany and abroad on patent law, particularly in the field of biotechnology.

Professional memberships

Patent Attorney Bar Association, EPI, FICPI.


Studied chemistry at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, graduated in 1985. Doctoral thesis in biochemistry in 1989. Research at the Chiba-University in Japan in the field of pharmaceutical biology until 1990; investigation on pharmaceutically active compounds from plant cell cultures, elucidation of the structure and biosynthetic routes of secondary metabolites from plants. With HOFFMANN EITLE since 1990; German and European Patent Attorney since 1994. Co-leader of Biotech Group since 2002.


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  • "In the area of biotechnology Leo Polz stands out."

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  • “He is the leading patent attorney recommended for their expertise in specific technical fields”
    Leo Polz is a recommended patent attorney – patent section.

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  • "impressive practitioner"