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Christopher Holtby

Senior Associate
Chartered Patent Attorney (UK)
European Patent Attorney

Christopher Holtby is an experienced European and Chartered Patent Attorney (UK) in the engineering team in Munich.

Christopher has drafted, filed, and prosecuted a considerable number of European, international and UK patent applications since joining the profession in 2003, in areas of technology including software, electronics, telecommunications, electrical and mechanical engineering, and medical devices. He also has experience of opposition and appeal proceedings.

T +49 (0)89 747 266 0
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Since 2020Patent attorney at Maiwald
2006-2020Patent attorney at IP law firms
2003-2006Trainee patent attorney at a UK IP law firm


2006Admitted to practice as European Patent Attorney
2006Admitted to practice as UK Patent Attorney
1997-2001Master’s degree in electronic and electrical engineering from the University of Durham


  • Patent examination proceedings and portfolio management
  • Application strategies and drafting of patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity opinions
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • CIPA
  • epi
  • Patentanwaltskammer

English, German