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Dr Ines Pfaffeneder

Associate
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Ines Pfaffeneder is a patent attorney and chemist. She is particularly interested in organic chemistry, which explains her decision to focus on total synthesis and catalytic evaluations during numerous internships, including one at the University of British Columbia, while pursuing her master’s degree. Her doctoral research concerned the organic synthesis of hypermodified tRNA nucleosides and prebiotic synthesis of purine nucleosides.

Career

Since 2018

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2016-2017

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

2013-2015

Patent attorney trainee at an IP law firm

Education

2018

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2018

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2013-2016

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2010-2013

Doctoral degree in the field of organic chemistry from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

2007-2009

Master’s degree in chemistry from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

2004-2007

Bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Supplementary protection certificates proceedings
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
Recognitions
  • Prize of the Dr Klaus Römer Foundation for the Master's thesis 2010
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
  • GDCh
Languages

German, English, French