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Dr Nils Braun

Counsel
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Nils Braun provides comprehensive advice and support to clients on all aspects of national and international IP rights. He represents clients with regard to prosecution, maintenance and enforcement of patent and utility model rights, and also handles cases involving infringement of clients' intellectual property. He has particular expertise in the fields of chemistry, chemical process engineering and materials sciences.

Career

Since 2018

Counsel at Maiwald

Since 2008

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2004-2008

Patent attorney trainee with a renowned IP law firm

Education

2009

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2008

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2005-2007

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2000-2004

Doctoral degree in the field of theoretical chemistry from Heidelberg University

1993-1999

Studied chemistry at the University of Konstanz, the University of Sussex and Heidelberg University

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
Important cases
  • Representation of the patentees in an opposition proceeding before the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office concerning the admissibility of undisclosed disclaimers (G1/16)
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
Languages

German, English, French