On July 1, 2019, Maiwald, one of the leading intellectual property law firms in Germany, named Heike Röder-Hitschke as Counsel.
Heike Röder-Hitschke studied law at the Humboldt University in Berlin and received a master's degree in International Studies in Intellectual Property Law (LL.M) from the Technical University of Dresden and the Centre d’Etudes International de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI) at the Université de Strasbourg. She was admitted to the bar in 2003 and has been a specialist in intellectual property law since 2010.
Heike Röder-Hitschke has been advising national and international companies in all areas of intellectual property law, competition law and IP-related antitrust law since 2005, with a special focus on patent law, employee invention law as well as advising and drafting IP and technology-related agreements. She has many years of experience in the coordination of infringement proceedings (patents, utility models, supplementary protection certificates) and participates in parallel legal validity proceedings. Her technical focus lies in the fields of pharmaceutical & life sciences and engineering. In addition, she has extensive expertise in trademark matters.
Heike Röder-Hitschke is a lecturer at the Technical University of Dresden; she regularly gives lectures and holds seminars on patent and licensing law as well as IP procedural law. She has been working for Maiwald since 2013.
"Heike has supported us for many years as an experienced litigator in the legal team. We are very pleased to continue on this path together with her and congratulate her on her new position," says Dr Martin Huenges, a partner at Maiwald.