Dr Regina Neuefeind, LL.M. > Maiwald Intellectual Property > Munich, Germany > Lawyer Profile

Maiwald Intellectual Property

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Regina Neuefeind advises and represents clients in securing, defending, enforcing and challenging intellectual property rights in Germany, Europe and around the world. Her main professional activities relate to the preparation of freedom-to-operate and validity opinions and due diligence analyses. She also represents clients in complex opposition, nullity and infringement proceedings in the fields of molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, with special focus on protein-based drugs and biosimilars as well as plant biotechnology.


German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
LL.M. “European Intellectual Property Law“


since 2001 Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald
since 1999 Patent attorney at Maiwald
1996 – 1999 Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald


German, English


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  • GRUR


2004 – 2006 Master’s degree in „European Intellectual Property Law“ (LL.M.) from the University of Hagen with a focus on “European and International Civil Procedure Law” and “Patent Infringement and Nullity in England and France”
2001 Admitted to practice as European patent attorney
1999 Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
1996 – 1998 Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
1995 Postdoc research work at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
1992 – 1994 Doctoral degree in biology from the University of Hohenheim (doctoral research at the Institute for Biotechnology of Bayer AG, Crop Science)
1991 Diploma thesis at the Institute for Genetics of the University of Cologne
1986 – 1990 Studied biology, biochemistry and pharmacology at the University of Cologne and the University of Sussex