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Dr. Christoph Kolotzek


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney


UPC Representative

Christoph advises and supports companies of all sizes from start-ups to large concerns in the acquisition of intellectual property rights in Germany, Europe and worldwide. His work focuses mainly on application procedures before the German Patent and Trademark Office and the European Patent Office. Christoph also gives talks and presentations for new business owners and students.

As a technology-oriented physicist, he primarily advises companies in the fields of semiconductor technology, communication technology and image processing technology.

since 2024
Patent attorney at Maiwald
2021 - 2023
Freelance patent attorney with another IP firm
2018 - 2021
Patent attorney trainee at another IP firm

Admitted to practice before the UPC
Admitted to practice as European patent attorney
Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
2013 - 2018
Doctoral studies at the University of Augsburg, Chair for Production & Supply Chain Management
2006 - 2013
Bachelor und master's in physics at the University of Augsburg

  • Patent grant procedures and portfolio management
  • Advising on application strategies and preparing applications

  • German
  • English