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Stefan Bianchin

Partner
Attorney-at-Law
European Patent Attorney
Certified Specialist Lawyer for Intellectual Property
Graduate Engineer (FH) Physical Engineering

Stefan Bianchin has many years of experience in national and international patent and utility model infringement cases. His dual qualification as a lawyer and European patent attorney makes him ideally qualified to assess both the legal and technical aspects of the cases he handles on behalf of clients, in particular with regard to coordination of infringement and validity proceedings. He also advises on licensing agreements, employee inventions and entitlement proceedings. His litigation experience on the other hand enables him to draft claims that are clearly and cogently formulated to withstand potential attacks.

Career
Since 2019Partner at Maiwald
Since 2019Attorney-at-law and European patent attorney at Maiwald
Since 2017Lecturer for patent law at the Munich University of Applied Sciences
2007-2019

Attorney-at-law and European patent attorney at two IP law firms

Education

2013

Certified specialist in intellectual property law

2013

Admitted to practice as a European Patent Attorney

2007

Admitted to the bar

2005-2007

Trainee lawyer in Augsburg and Munich
1999-2005Studied law at the University of Augsburg
1993-1998Studied physical engineering at the Munich University of Applied Sciences
1988-1991Apprenticeship as office communications clerk
Services
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation and preliminary injunction proceedings
  • German employee invention law and entitlement proceedings
  • Freedom-to-operate- and validity opinions
  • Patent examination proceedings and portfolio management
  • Application strategies and drafting of patent applications
Publications
  • German Federal Patent Court Releases New Decision, Managing Intellectual Property, 10/2019
Memberships
  • Bar Association
  • epi
  • VPP
  • GRUR
Languages

German, English