Dr. Christian Heubeck

Office Munich
Richard-Strauss-Straße 80
81679 München
+49 (0)89 - 45563 0 

Dr. Christian Heubeck

Dipl.-Chem., Dr. rer. nat., Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney, Partner

German Patent Attorney since 2008
European Patent Attorney since 2008
European Trade Mark and Design Attorney since 2008
Partner since 2011


  • Studied Chemistry at the Julius Maximilian University, Würzburg and at University College Galway (Ireland)
  • Worked as research assistant at the Institute for Biochemistry of the Julius Maximilian University, Würzburg and the University of Leipzig for several years, focusing on research into ribonucleases, and teaching the subject
  • Dissertation on composition of eukaryotic ribonuclease P in plants and plastids
  • Has been working in intellectual property since 2004

Main Fields of Activity

  • Preparation of patent applications and patent grant proceedings at the European Patent Office, particularly in the field of biochemistry, physiological chemistry, immunology, pharmaceuticals, medical engineering and fuel cells
  • Defending property rights and attacking third-party rights at the European Patent Office and the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (opposition and nullity proceedings)
  • Freedom-to-operate analyses
  • License agreements
  • Preparation of and advice on IP strategies and patent portfolios
  • Employee Inventions Act
  • Advanced Materials

Memberships and other Activities

  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys (Patentanwaltskammer)
  • European Patent Institute (epi)
  • GDCh ("Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker"German Chemical Society)
  • several publications relating to the latest issues in the field of industrial property rights as well as Patenting stem cells and genes in Europe" and „Patenting personalised medicines in Europe"