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Dr Bo-Hyun Lee

German Patent Attorney
Chemical Engineer

As a patent attorney at Maiwald, Bo-Hyun Lee focusses on intellectual property protection in the fields of mechanical engineering, process engineering, electrical engineering and physics. Her work involves securing, enforcing and defending patents and utility models, her professional advice being based on her competence and experience as chemical engineer.

During her studies, Bo-Hyun worked in the Institute of Separation Science & Technology at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and obtained her doctoral degree with a dissertation entitled “Manufacturing of nano-hollow-fibers in supercritical CO2 by electrospinning”.

Since 2021Patent attorney at Maiwald


Trainee patent attorney at Maiwald


Deputy Head of Division at Bayerische Forschungsallianz GmbH in the field of European research funding and international cooperation in research


Scientific assistant at the Institute of Separation Science & Technology at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg

2021Admitted to practice as German patent attorney


Studying law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen


Doctoral degree in the field of chemical and thermal process engineering from the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg

Until 2007

Studied chemical engineering at Sogang University, the University of California, Berkeley and the Technical University of Munich

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

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