Life science, chemistry, polymers, pharmaceutical chemistry, biochemistry, solid state chemistry (polymorphism, co-crystal, supramolecular chemistry), chemistry of silanes, silicone chemistry and specialisation in solid state analysis, polymorphism of active ingredients, food chemistry, convenience food, cosmetics, construction chemistry, adhesives, dental chemistry.
Renewable energies, hydrogen technologies, battery technology, physical chemistry, materials technology, chemical process engineering, plant engineering, metallurgical processes.
- Draft of patent applications
- National/European/international representation before the German Patent and Trademark Office, European Patent Office, German Federal Patent Court and Federal Supreme Court in application proceedings, utility model cancellation proceedings, opposition/appeal proceedings and nullity actions
- Representation against property right attacks (infringement proceedings)
- Support of foreign proceedings by means of our network of corresponding attorneys before national government offices and courts
- Development of application strategies
- Portfolio management and advice
- Freedom-to-operate research and expert opinions
- Due-Diligence audits
- Draft of licencing, purchase and cooperation agreements
- Prosecution of property right infringements including injunction proceedings, trade fair seizure proceedings and border seizure proceedings
A particular focus lies in the filing of targeted oppositions before the EPO and DPMA as well as of nullity actions.
Persons of Contact: Dr. Tanja Bendele, LL.M. , Dr. Anna K. Heide, LL.M