Fields of Activity

  • Polymers, metallurgy, inorganic chemistry
  • Active pharmaceutical agents, biotechnology
  • Patent grant and opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court
  • Nullity and infringement proceedings
  • Expert opinions, particularly freedom-to-operate analyses and analyses of legal validity
  • Licensing agreements
  • Providing strategic advice for clients


  • Best Lawyers (Intellectual Property Law, Germany) since 2021


  • Studied Chemistry with focus on polymers at Technical University of Munich
  • Graduate thesis and doctoral thesis at the Institute for Physical Chemistry of Technical University of Munich in the field of analysis of biomolecules (diploma 1990; Dr. rer. nat. 1993)
  • Postdoc at the University of California, Riverside, USA, in the field of analytical chemistry
  • Has been working in intellectual property since 1995

Memberships and other activities

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


  • German
  • English