ABITZ - Ihre international renommierte
Patentanwaltskanzlei in München

Dr. Monica Heinemann


Dipl.-Natw. ETH, German and European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney, UPC Representative

Telephone: +49 (0) 89 99 89 04 0

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Graduated in Natural Sciences specializing in Chemistry at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland. Doctorate in Organic Chemistry from the ETH Zurich. Post-doctorate at Stanford University, USA, in the field of organometallic chemistry (research grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation). Practising in the field of intellectual property rights since 2000. With Abitz & Partner since 2006


Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European and German Patent Offices and the Federal Patent Court; legal opinions on patent infringement and validity questions. Many cases in SPC matters including paediatric extensions of SPCs. Involved in decision C-125/10 (Merck Sharp & Dohme) before the European Court of Justice on "negative" term SPCs. Particular expertise in polymer chemistry, refrigerants, catalysts and pharmaceuticals

Professional memberships

Patent Attorney Bar Association, FICPI, EPI, ETH Alumni


One child. Leisure interests include scuba diving and literature


German, English, Italian, French

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