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Dr. Bettina Chwalka


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney


Bettina’s professional activities cover German, European and international intellectual property protection. She advises clients with respect to filing, prosecuting and enforcing protective rights in the fields of chemistry, chemical process engineering and pharmacy, and also represents clients challenging the IP rights of third parties. Her focus is on the needs of her German and international clients to whom she provides support and specialist know-how in the fields of inorganic, organic, physical and macro­molecular chemistry, plastics production and processing.

since 2014
Patent attorney at Maiwald
2011 - 2014
Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney
Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
2011 - 2014
Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
2009 - 2010
Studied „Intellectual Property Law“ at the University of Hagen
2007 - 2010
Doctoral degree in the field of inorganic chemistry from the University of Bayreuth
2002 - 2007
Studied chemistry at the University of Bayreuth

  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation

  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
  • GDCh

  • German
  • English