Fields of Activity

  • Preparation of patent applications and patent grant proceedings at the European Patent Office, particularly in the field of biochemistry, immunology, pharmaceuticals (including small molecules, peptides, biologics) and organic chemistry
  • Defending property rights and attacking third-party rights at the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trademark Office (opposition and nullity proceedings)
  • Freedom-to-operate analyses
  • Preparation of and advice on IP strategies and patent portfolios


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


  • Studied Biochemistry at the University of Regensburg (Dipl.-Bicohem. 2005)
  • Research assistant at the Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali "G. Sarfatti" of the Università degli Studi di Siena, Italy (2002 – 2003)
  • Research assistant at the Gene Center of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (LMU) and at the Interfaculty Institute for Biochemistry of the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (2005 – 2009)
  • Doctoral thesis at the Gene Center of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (LMU) on cell biology/molecular biology/biochemistry (Dr. rer. nat. 2009)
  • Has been working in intellectual property since 2009

Memberships and other activities

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


  • German
  • English
  • Italian