Dipl.-Chem., German and European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney
Telephone: +49 (0) 89 99 89 04 0
Studied chemistry at the University of Heidelberg, diploma thesis in the fields of physical and organic chemistry. Doctoral thesis in surface chemistry and surface physics. ECTS Scholarship at the University of Greenwich. Research scientist in the field of bioengineering and biomaterials at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. Scholarship from the German Research Association (DFG). Consultant at the Fraunhofer Institut in Stuttgart, Department of Technology Management and Patents. Trained and worked with patent law firm Hoffmann · Eitle, Munich, from 1999 to 2008. With Abitz & Partner since 2009.
Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European and German Patent Offices and the Federal Patent Court; nullity actions before the Federal Patent Court; licensing; litigation; supplementary protection certificates (SPCs); legal opinions. Particular expertise in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, polymers, refrigerants and catalysts