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Dr Berthold Lux

Partner
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Berthold Lux advises and represents clients in the field of chemistry, including polymer and organic chemistry, pharmaceuticals, materials sciences as well as chemical process technology. A large part of his work as a patent attorney involves conducting opposition proceedings on behalf of clients as well as preparing opinions on enforceability, validity and relevance of industrial property rights.

Berthold has been working in the field of intellectual property protection since 1999. After completing his training as a patent attorney, he became co-founder of the patent attorney firm of BLCH, later incorporated into the then Maiwald Patentanwalts GmbH. Berthold Lux has many years of experience is handling opposition proceedings before the EPA, in particular before the Appeal Boards of the EPA.

Career

Seit 2010

Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald

Since 2007

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2006-2007

Patent attorney and co-founder of an IP law firm

2003-2006

Patent attorney at two different IP law firms

2000-2003

Patent attorney trainee at an IP law firm

1999-2000

Scientific consultant at a New York IP law firm

Education

2006

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

1996-1999

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

1990-1996

Studied chemistry and biology at the University of Bayreuth, the University of Vienna and 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
  • Patent litigation
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
  • VPP
Languages

German, English