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Dr Özden Karaca-Böhme

Patent Attorney Trainee

Özden Karaca-Böhme is currently patent attorney trainee at Maiwald. She supports clients in obtaining patent protection for their inventions, and in maintaining, defending and enforcing the acquired IP rights.

In the course of her doctorate and during research periods at the Cardiff University, she investigated the potential of N-heterocylic carbene complexes in homogenous catalysis and in anticancer therapy. Her fields of specialization comprise food technology, pharmaceuticals and chemistry.

Özden is first author of several scientific publications in the areas of organometallic chemistry, homogeneous catalysis and medicinal chemistry. Parts of her research results have further been published at international conferences she attended in France and Brazil. 


Since 2018

Trainee patent attorney at Maiwald


Since 2018

Studying law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen


Doctoral degree in the field of medicinal chemistry from the Technical University of Munich and Cardiff University


Master’s degree in chemistry from the Technical University of Munich with a focus on inorganic and organic chemistry


Bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the Technical University of Munich

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

German, English, Turkish, French