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Dr Andrea Lasar

Partner
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Biologist

Andrea Lasar's professional activities are in the field of German and international intellectual property protection. She advises and represents clients in patent prosecution matters as well as in opposition, nullity and infringement proceedings. She regularly prepares freedom-to-operate and validity opinions for clients in the areas of biochemistry, biotechnology and pharmacy, with a particular emphasis on biosimilar development.

Career

Since 2018

Partner at Maiwald

Since 2006

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2003-2005

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

Education

2007

Admitted to practice as European Patent Attorney

2006

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2003-2005

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

1998-2003

Doctoral degree in the field of immunology and cell biology from the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg and Ulm University

1993-1998

Studied biology at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Supplementary protection certificates proceedings
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity opinions
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
Publications
  • Germany: Federal Supreme Court clarifies priority issues, Managing Intellectual Property, 06/2014
  • The broccoli case, Managing Intellectual Property, 07/2011 and 08/2011
  • Changes to nullity proceedings, Managing Intellectual Property, 07/2009
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
Languages

German, English