Fields of Activity

  • Opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office
  • Preparation of patent applications and patent grant proceedings before the European Patent Office and German Patent and Trademark Office, particularly in the field of metallurgy, industrial chemistry, (polymeric) coatings, organic chemistry
  • Nullity proceedings and utility model cancellation proceedings before the Federal Patent Court


  • Studied Chemistry at the Philipps University in Marburg and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (diploma 2004)
  • Doctoral thesis at the University of Basel, Switzerland, on organic chemistry/asymmetrical catalysis (Dr. phil. 2007)
  • Employee of Wacker Chemie AG between 2007 and 2009
  • Has been working in intellectual property since 2009

Memberships and other activities

  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer)
  • epi (European Patent Institute)


  • German
  • English
  • French (basics)