Pharmacist, LL.M. - Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney
Graduated pharmacist at Freie University (FU) of Berlin in 1998. Synthesis of NMDA-receptor ligands, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department FU Berlin, 1999-2000. Masters of Law degree with highest honors in "Intellectual Property Rights and Copy Right" (LL.M.) at Humboldt-University Berlin, 2001.
Valuable experience in patent, trade mark and registered design proceedings in Australia and New Zealand whilst working in an internationally renowned patent law firm in Sydney, 2001-2002. In-house patent professional at a research based pharmaceutical company in Berlin firstly responsible for a high competitive R & D field in oncology, 2002-2005.
Admission as German Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark and Design Attorney, European Patent Attorney at the European Patent Office, 2006. Co-operation with a renowned German patent law firm and since 2008 in private practice.
Joined Prinz & Partner in 2010.
Preparation of patent and utility model applications in the areas of chemistry and medicinal products.
Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, German Federal Patent Court , European Patent Office and supervision of foreign proceedings.
Advice in employee invention rights and licensing agreements. Complex legal opinions.
Languages: German, English.
Technical areas of pharmacy, biotechnology, food chemistry, cosmetics, polymer chemistry and medicinal products, e.g., coated stents.
Advice regarding employee invention act, in particular regarding foreign inventors, and licensing agreements.
Freedom-to-operate-opinions, infringement opinions, opinions regarding due-diligence proceedings.