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Dr Rainer Schiel

German Patent Attorney

Rainer Schiel joined the Maiwald team in 2020, where he is primarily concerned with industrial property rights in the field of engineering.

As a Doctor of Physics, Rainer Schiel possesses a wide range of background knowledge in the fields of mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and optics. He has in addition amassed many years of experience in supercomputers. His broad expertise in the field of intellectual property law was acquired in various IP law firms and in an industrial patent department.

Since 2020German patent attorney at Maiwald
2018-2020German patent attorney at IP law firms and in industry
2015-2018Trainee patent attorney at an IP law firm
2008-2014Research associate at the University of Regensburg in the field of lattice quantum chromodynamics
2018Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
2015-2017Studying law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
2006-2008Doctoral degree in the field of theoretical particle physics at the University of Lawrence, KS, USA
1999-2005Physics studies at the Technical University of Munich and at the University of Lawrence, KS, USA
  • Patent examination proceedings and portfolio management
  • Application strategies and drafting of patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate- and validity opinions
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Scholarship of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
  • Fulbright Scholarship
  • German Patent Attorney Association

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