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MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH
MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH
ELISENSTRASSE 3, 80335 MÜNCHEN
Germany
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Eva Ehlich represents European, US and Japanese companies from the chemical, pharmaceutical and industrial chemicals sectors whom she advises and assists in prosecuting, defending, enforcing and challenging IP rights in Germany, Europe and worldwide. Next to preparing freedom-to-operate and validity analyses she is a highly-skilled patent litigator and has extensive experience in strategic patent filing, especially in the area of drug delivery. pharmaceutics and medical uses (small molecules and biologics).

She has particular expertise in the conduct of complex appeal proceedings before the Appeal Boards of the European Patent Office as well as petitions for review in accordance with Article 112a of the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office.

Eva has received numerous recognitions for her professional activities as patent attorney.

Position

Partner, German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney

Career

Since 2012

Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald

Since 2004

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2001-2004

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

Languages

German, English

Memberships

AIPPI, FICPI, GRUR

Education

2006

Qualified as US patent agent

2005

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2004

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2001-2004

Studied law for patent attorneys at University of Hagen

1998-2001

Doctoral degree in the field of main group chemistry from the Technical University of Munich

1992-1998

Studied chemistry at the Technical University of Munich

Lawyer Rankings

Deutschland > Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz > Patentrecht: Patentanwälte: Anmeldungen und Amtsverfahren

MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH wartet mit einer regen Patenterteilungs- und Einspruchsverfahrenspraxis auf und legt einen besonderen Schwerpunkt auf Verfahren vor dem EPA. Von den Büros in München und Düsseldorf aus bietet die Kanzlei zudem Beratung in strategischen Patent- und Portfoliofragen, die Begleitung internationaler Mandate wie beispielsweise die weltweite Koordination von Patenterteilungsverfahren, ein gut aufgestelltes Team für Nichtigkeits- und Verletzungsklagen und Beratung zu ergänzenden Schutzzertifikaten, worauf ein besonderer Fokus liegt. Sektoriell liegt die traditionelle Stärke der Kanzlei im Pharma- und Chemiesektor, man verfügt jedoch auch über tiefgehende Expertise in den Bereichen Biotechnologie, Maschinenbau, Elektrotechnik, computerbezogene Erfindungen und Medizintechnik. Zunehmend sichtbar wird außerdem der Engineering-Flügel. Die Mandantschaft setzt sich aus Start-ups, Mittelständlern und internationalen Großkonzernen zusammen, wobei der Anteil von Mandanten aus den USA und Asien, insbesondere aus China und Japan, stetig wächst. Schlüsselfiguren im Team sind Dirk Bühler (Biotechnologie), Eva Ehlich (Chemie und Pharmazie), Martin Huenges (Biotechnologie und Pharmazie), Derk Vos (Chemie und Pharmazie), Christian Schäflein (Physik), Alexander Ortlieb (Physik, Medizintechnik und Diagnostik, computerimplementierte Erfindungen, Maschinenbau und Telekommunikation), Eva Dörner (Chemie), Angela Zumstein (Pharmazie), Berthold Lux (Chemie), Alexander Schmitz (Elektrotechnik) und Sophie Ertl (Maschinenbau). Der als Patent- und Rechtsanwalt doppelt qualifizierte Stefan Bianchin stieß im Februar 2019 von Mitscherlich & Partner zur Kanzlei und wurde im August 2019 zum Partner ernannt. Naho Fujimoto (Chemie), Ian Weaver (Optoelektronik und optische Informationsverarbeitung) und Christian Pioch (unter anderem Software, Datenverarbeitung und Halbleitertechnik) wurden Ende 2019 beziehungsweise Anfang 2020 in die Partnerschaft aufgenommen.

Germany > Intellectual property > Patent prosecution

MAIWALD PATENTANWALTS- UND RECHTSANWALTSGESELLSCHAFT MBH fields an active patent granting and opposition procedures practice and has a particular focus on proceedings before the EPO. From its Munich and Düsseldorf offices, the firm also offers advice on strategic patent and portfolio issues, assistance with international instructions such as the global coordination of patent granting procedures, a seasoned team for nullity and infringement claims and advice on complementary protection certificates, which represents a particular focus. Sectorally, the firm’s traditional strength lies in the pharmaceuticals and chemicals industries, although the team also possesses deep expertise in the biotechnology, mechanical engineering, electrotechnology, computer-related inventions and medical engineering fields. The engineering practice is also increasingly gaining visibility. The client base is comprised of startups, medium-sized companies and large international corporations, while the share of clients from the US and Asia, particularly China and Japan, is increasingly growing. The team’s key contacts are Dirk Bühler (biotechnology), Eva Ehlich (chemicals and pharmaceuticals), Martin Huenges (biotechnology and pharmaceuticals), Derk Vos (chemicals and pharmaceuticals), Christian Schäflein (physics), Alexander Ortlieb (physics, medical engineering and diagnostics, computer-implemented inventions, mechanical engineering and telecommunications), Eva Dörner (chemicals), Angela Zumstein (pharmaceuticals), Berthold Lux (chemicals), Alexander Schmitz (electrotechnology) and Sophie Ertl (mechanical engineering). Dually qualified patent lawyer and attorney-at-law Stefan Bianchin joined the firm in February 2019 from Mitscherlich & Partner and made partner in August 2019. Naho Fujimoto (chemicals), Ian Weaver (optoelectronics and optical information processing) and Christian Pioch (software, data processing and semiconductor technology among others) made partner at the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020 respectively.