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Dr. Melanie Boos


German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

UPC Representative


Melanie advises and represents clients in all matters relating to German and international intellectual property law. She supports clients in prosecuting and enforcing their IP rights in the fields of chemistry, chemical process engineering and pharmacy as well as defending granted IP rights.

since 2018
Counsel at Maiwald
since 2011
Patent attorney at Maiwald
2007 - 2011
Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald
2005 - 2006
Postdoctoral researcher at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen and the RMIT University

Admitted to practice before the UPC
Admitted to practice as European patent attorney
Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
2007 - 2010
Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
2001 - 2004
Doctoral degree in the field of organic chemistry from the University of Hamburg
1995 - 2001
Studied chemistry at the University of Hamburg

  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation

  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi

  • German
  • English
  • French