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Dr Kerstin Reitwießner

Senior Associate
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Kerstin Reitwießner’s scientific background extends to the fields of organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, chemical engineering and cell biology. Her specialist and technical expertise in these fields enables her to provide first class strategic advice to clients on all IP-related matters.

Kerstin also handles European opposition proceedings and prepares patent infringement opinions as well as assessments on validity and relevance of patents.

Career

Since 2017

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2010-2017

Patent attorney at an IP law firm

2006-2010

Patent attorney trainee at an IP law firm

Education

2010

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2010

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2007-2010

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2000-2005

Doctoral degree in the field of biochemistry from the Technische Universität Darmstadt

1993-2000

Studied chemistry at the Technische Universität Darmstadt

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Supplementary protection certificates proceedings
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Patent infringement opinions
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
  • GDCh
Languages

German, English, French