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Dr. Lars Häusler


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

UPC Representative


Lars supports clients in acquiring, defending, enforcing and contesting intellectual property rights in Germany, Europe and worldwide. He has extensive experience in opposition proceedings as well as in opposition appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. He has particular expertise in drafting patent applications, establishing and maintaining patent portfolios and preparing opinions on freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity issues. His clients include universities and SMUs as well as major international corporations.

His technical emphasis is on pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, cell biology, antibodies, enzymes, polymers, detergents and adhesives.

since 2023
Partner at Maiwald
2011 - 2022
Partner in a German IP firm
2008 -2010
Patent attorney in a German IP firm
2004 - 2008
Trainee patent attorney in a German IP firm

Admitted to practice before the UPC
Admitted to practice as European Patent Attorney
Admitted to practice as German Patent Attorney
2005 - 2007
Studied Law for Patent Attorneys at the Open University of Hagen
2001 - 2004
Doctorate from the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Physiology in Dortmund, Germany
1995 - 2001
Studied biochemistry at the Ruhr University Bochum

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

  • epi
  • Chamber of Patent Attorneys

  • German
  • English