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Dr Martin Huenges


European Patent Attorney


Martin Huenges advises and represents clients from Europe, the USA and Japan in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals in securing, defending and enforcing intellectual property rights in Germany, Europe and worldwide. He prepares freedom-to-operate and validity opinions and represents clients in opposition and nullity proceedings. In advising clients on patent strategy, he can draw on many years of legal and scientific experience, in particular in the fields of medical indications, biomarkers, diagnostic assays and vaccines. He has particular expertise in conducting and coordinating complex opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.

Since 2005
Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald
Since 2002
Patent attorney at Maiwald
Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald
Patent attorney trainee at a Munich based IP law firm

Master’s degree in „European Intellectual Property Law“ (LL.M.) from the University of Hagen with a focus on "European and International Civil Procedure Law"
Admitted to practice as European patent attorney
Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
Doctoral degree in the field of organic and biochemistry from the Technical University of Munich
Studied chemistry at the Technical University of Munich

  • 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

  • Recommended in Handelsblatt | Best Lawyers "Germany's Best Lawyers" 2020, 2021
  • Recommend in Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Recommend in Legal 500 Deutschland 2020, 2021
  • Recommended in MIP IP Stars 2014

  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi

  • German
  • English