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Dr Andreas Ledl

Partner
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Biochemist

Andreas Ledl's expertise extends to all aspects of intellectual property protection in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and biochemistry. He has extensive experience in patent prosecution and advises on strategy and management of patent portfolios in the most important jurisdictions worldwide. He has particular experience in grant, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. He regularly prepares freedom-to-operate, validity and due diligence analyses for clients.

A particular achievement has been the creation of an extensive patent portfolio for a successful/leading opioid-based analgesic.

Career

Since 2015

Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald

Since 2010

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2006-2010

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

Education

2010

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2010

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2006-2009

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2001-2006

Doctoral degree in the field of biochemistry from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (doctoral research at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry)

1995-2001

Studied biochemistry at the University of Regensburg and at the Wesleyan University

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity opinions
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
Recognitions
  • Recommended in MIP IP Stars 2017
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
Languages

German, English