Dr. Tanja Bendele, LL.M.
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: [+49] (201) 17 00 35 90
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark Attorney
European Design Attorney
Focus in chemistry studies on organic chemistry and solid state analysis, as well as in the field of general process engineering and reactor technology.
Doctorate in the field of materials science of photochromic molecular solids. From 2000, patent manager at ratiopharm GmbH, Germany’s largest generics company. Responsible for searches, freedom-to-operate (FTO) analyses of generic developments of blockbusters, due diligence, development of creative solutions to avoid infringement of critical patents, international strategy planning with foreign attorneys for the implementation of nullity proceedings. From 2003 in patent and law firm, with focus on medical technology as well as steel industry. Training as a German Patent Attorney at the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court and the Federal Patent Court in Munich. At the same time, set up of a consultancy firm for planning experiments for opposition or nullity proceedings in the pharmaceutical sector.
2006 German Patent Attorney qualifying examination, European Patent & Trademark Attorney and since then holder of the patent law firm RUHR-IP. 2009 LL.M. in European Intellectual Property Law. Master degree course in electrical engineering (E-technology) and information technology, specialising in intelligent energy networks.
Comprehensive, prospective, strategic advice in the field of intellectual property, patenting of technologies as well as their defence against challenges, complex patent applications and series of patent applications, oppositions, expert opinions concerning the enforceability, validity and relevance of intellectual property rights, advice on avoiding the infringement of third party property rights, advice on setting up a patent department in SMEs.
Interdisciplinary areas of expertise, in particular in the fields of chemistry, pharmacy, dental field, reactor technology, process engineering, battery technology, medical technology, interventional medical technology, spectroscopic methods, nano-technology, surface chemistry, organofunctional silicon compounds, inorganic silicon chemistry, construction chemistry, metal organics, polymorphism, re- and further processing of semi-precious and precious metals, mechanics, energy systems, renewable energies, electrical engineering.
LL.M.: Master thesis in degree course – European Intellectual Property Law
“The Role of the Parliaments of the Member States in the European Union – In the Light the Treaty of Lisbon”.
see Publications Dr. Bendele (née Smolka)
Chamber of Patent Attorneys, EPI, GRUR, AIPPI, FICPI, Rotary Club Essen Centennial, member of the Committee for Patent and Utility Model Law of the Chamber of Patent Attorneys, previously member of the Committee for Patent Evaluation of the Chamber of Patent Attorneys, member of the examination committee “EQE” of epi
Scholarship recipient of WASAF Foundation (1996)
PhD thesis support by German Research Foundation DFG (1996-1999)
German Sino School of Business & Technology – International IP
GRUR - Executive Board District Group West Secretary
"Patent and Utility Model Law" Committee of the Chamber of Patent Attorneys
Member of the "EQE" Examination Committee of epi
Qualifying examination "European Patent Attorneys”
Coordination of a patent and trademark portfolio for client with short-term coordinative takeover of the files and their administration
“Patent Evaluation” Committee of the Chamber of Patent Attorneys
LL.M. - European Intellectual Property Law
Subject: The Role of Parliaments According to the Lisbon Treaty in the Light of the Treaty of Nice
Metallurgical purification processes
Foundation of RUHR-IP
European Patent Attorney
German Patent Attorney
Consulting Patent Department ratiopharm GmbH
Foundation of SCIconcept GmbH
Advise of the pharmaceutical industry in relation to solid-state properties of active substances, including polymorphism, planning of experiments for oppositions, patent nullity proceedings. Successor company is: Solid-Chem GmbH
Schneiders & Behrendt
Patent and law firm, Bochum
Scientific investigations at the Institute for Structural Chemistry - University of Duisburg-Essen
Patent department ratiopharm GmbH
PhD thesis on structure-property relationships of supramolecules (co-crystals), in particular thermally reversible photochromic co-crystals and their preparation by means of mechanochemical processes and crystallisation.
Characterisation of solids by analytical methods