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Ute Feldmann

Pharmacist, LL.M. - Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney


Ute Feldmann
Pharmacist, LL.M.
Patent Attorney, European Patent and Trademark Attorney

Phone: +49 (0) 30 / 2589 4038
Fax: +49 (0) 30 / 2589 4100

Curriculum Vitae

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, trademark 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.

Regular lectures on intellectual property law, IP expert at the start-up initiative Science4Life.

Professional Activity

Preparation of patent and utility model applications in the areas of chemistry and medicinal products.

Preparation of trademark and design applications.

Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the German Patent and Trademark Office, German Federal Patent Court, European Patent Office, European IP Office, and supervision of foreign proceedings, in particular USA.

Advice in employee invention rights and licensing agreements. Preparation od complex legal opinions.

Languages: German, English.

Individual Specialization

Technical areas of chemistry, biotechnology, food chemistry, pharma, cosmetics, medicinal products, security technology, security features.

Preparation of Freedom-to-operate-opinions and infringement opinions, as well as opinions regarding due-diligence proceedings.      

Advice regarding employee invention act, in particular regarding foreign inventors, and licensing agreements. 

Recommended in

The Legal 500 Deutschland - 2022: "Ute Feldmann brings her years of experience from the pharmaceutical industry and self-employed patent attorney work excellently to the discussions of the strategy for patent applications. Possible critical points are identified early on and various solutions are presented. Highly recommended for applications in the pharmaceutical sector with a high grant rate. Good performance also in third party objections and oppositions."

IAM Strategy 300 / IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders - 2023: Ute Feldmann was ranked by IAM Strategy 300 as patent attorney in the areas IP management consultancy, Legal, Licensing, Technology transfer, and Valuation. Additionally, she is appreciated in the IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders Report for her skill in development and implementation of strategies to optimise the value of IP portfolios.