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Dr Holger Glas, LL.M.

Partner
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

As a German patent attorney and professional representative before the European Patent Office, Holger Glas supports inventors and companies from the chemical, chemical engineering and pharmaceutical sectors in securing patent and utility model protection for their products and processes. A large number of Holger’s cases relate to opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office. He also prepares freedom-to-operate and validity opinions on behalf of clients, advises in patent conflict situations and assists German and international clients with the development of global patent strategies.

Career

Since 2005

Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald

Since 2002

Patent attorney at Maiwald

1999-2002

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

Education

2002-2005

Master’s degree in „European Intellectual Property Law“ (LL.M.) from the University of Hagen

2002

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2002

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

1999-2002

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

1996-1998

Doctoral degree in the field of organometallic chemistry from the Technical University of Munich

1990-1995

Studied chemistry at the Technical University of Munich

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
Recognitions
  • Recommended in Handelsblatt | Best Lawyers "Germany's Best Lawyers" 2020
  • Recommended in Chambers Europe Guide 2017
  • Recommended in MIP IP Stars 2014
Publications
  • Patent Claim Interpretation – Global Edition, Manzo (ed.), Thomson Reuters, ann. (together with Edward D. Manzo et al.)
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
  • EPLIT
Languages

German, English