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Dr. Wilhelm Eger


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

UPC Representative


Wilhelm Eger specializes in the field of chemistry, especially organic, inorganic, organometallic chemistry and chemical engineering. He has particular expertise in the fields of polymer chemistry, metal alloys and reactor technology. He advises clients on matters of strategy in all of these areas.

Other key areas of his patent law practice include drafting patent applications, conducting opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO and providing expert opinions in the areas of freedom-to-operate, validity, and infringement.

since 2022
Patent attorney at Maiwald
2019 - 2022
Partner in an IP firm
2017 - 2018
Patent attorney in an IP firm
2013 - 2016
Patent attorney trainee in an IP firm

Admitted to practice before the UPC
Admitted to practice as European Patent Attorney
Admitted to practice as German Patent Attorney
2013 - 2015
„Law for patent attorneys“ studies at the FernUniversität Hagen
2010 - 2012
Postdoc at the Technical University of Munich
2009 - 2010
Postdoc at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
2004 - 2008
Doctorate in the field of organic-physical chemistry at the Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena
1999 - 2004
Chemistry studies at the Friedrich-Schiller Universität Jena

  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting of applications
  • Freedom-to-Operate- und Opinions on legal validity
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation

  • German Chamber of Patent Attorneys
  • epi

  • German
  • English