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Senior Associate

Dr. Katja Antovic

Senior Associate

European Patent Attorney

UPC Representative

M.Sc. Biochemistry

Katja Antovic advises and assists German and international companies in obtaining, defending, enforcing and challenging IP rights in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and plant protection, areas in which she has specialized expertise and experience in formulations and active substances. An important part of her work concerns patent application proceedings before the European Patent Office as well as opposition and appeal proceedings. She also prepares expert opinions on freedom-to-operate, validity and infringement issues.

since 2023
European Patent Attorney at Maiwald
2017 - 2022
European Patent Attorney at a German IP firm
2014 - 2017
Patent attorney trainee at a German IP firm

Admitted to practice before the UPC
Admitted as European patent attorney
2015 - 2018
Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
Completed doctorate in organic chemistry at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2009 - 2011
Master of Science Biochemistry at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2006 - 2009
Bachelor of Science Biochemie at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

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

  • German
  • English
  • French