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Dr Annelie Wünsche

Senior Associate
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Biologist

Annelie Wünsche advises and represents companies in prosecuting patent and utility model applications and defending and challenging acquired IP rights in the areas of biochemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. In particular, she advises and supports public research institutes and biotechnology companies in building patent portfolios and advises generics companies on market entry. Further key activities relate to the support of due diligence projects and the acquisition of supplementary protection certificates.

Annelie spent several months on secondment to a publicly listed biotechnology company in helping establish a patent portfolio in the area of immune therapy. Before entering the world of patent law, she gained valuable experience in industry from working in a pharma concern in the field of therapeutic antibodies, and in an optics and medical technology concern developing microscopy software.

Career

Since 2014

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2011-2014

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

Education
Since 2017

Authorized to represent before the Austrian Patent Office

2016 

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2014

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2011-2013

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2007-2011

Doctoral degree in the field of cell biology from Heidelberg University (doctoral research at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg (EMBL) with research stint at the Research Institute of Molecular Biology (IMP))

2002-2007

Studied biology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Supplementary protection certificates proceedings
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Authorized to represent before the Austrian Patent Office
Recognitions
  • Doctoral Scholarship of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • MIP IP – Rising Star 2018, 2019
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
Languages

German, English