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Dr Vera Tiefbrunner

Senior Associate
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Vera Tiefbrunner’s expertise as German and European patent attorney is based on a solid scientific background in the fields of organic and pharmaceutical chemistry as well as inorganic and polymer chemistry. Her professional work mainly focuses on patent prosecution, including oppositions, in the fields of organic and inorganic chemistry as well as pharmaceuticals. She also regularly prepares freedom-to-operate and validity opinions on behalf of clients.

Career

Since 2003

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2000-2003

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

Education

2008

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2003

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2000-2003

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

1995-1999

Doctoral degree in the field of organical chemistry from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Until 1995

Studied chemistry at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
Languages

German, English, French