Fields of Activity

  • Patent grant and opposition proceedings at the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court and the European Patent Office,
  • Nullity proceedings at the Federal Patent Court and Federal Court of Justice
  • Utility model cancellation proceedings
  • Freedom-to-operate analyses
  • Infringement analyses


  • Best Lawyers (Intellectual Property Law, Germany) 2021 & 2022


  • Studied Chemistry at the Technical University of Darmstadt and at the Albert Ludwig University in Freiburg (diploma 2002)
  • Worked as research assistant at the Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry of the University of Freiburg and at the Freiburg Materials Research Centre
  • Doctoral thesis on hybrid nanoparticles and polymer nanocomposites (Dr. rer. nat. 2005)
  • Head of Laboratory at Bayer Material Science AG, Leverkusen, global product research polyurethane (2005–2006)
  • Head of Laboratory at Bayer Material Science AG, Leverkusen
  • Has been working in intellectual property since 2006

Memberships and other activities

  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer)
  • epi (European Patent Institute)
  • VPP (Association of Intellectual Property Experts)
  • Honorary expert at the Science4Life start-up initiative


  • German
  • English


  • BeckOK Patentrecht, Art.90-98 EPÜ
  • NJW, 42/2020, S.19, „Kampf der Patentblockade“