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Dr Bettina Chwalka

Associate
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Bettina Chwalka's professional activities cover German, European and international intellectual property protection. She advises clients with respect to filing, prosecuting and enforcing protective rights in the fields of chemistry, chemical process engineering and pharmacy, and also represents clients challenging the IP rights of third parties. Her focus is on the needs of her German and international clients to whom she provides support and specialist know-how in the fields of inorganic, organic, physical and macro­molecular chemistry, plastics production and processing.

Career

Since 2014

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2011-2014

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

Education

2015

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2014

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2011-2014

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2009-2010

Studied „Intellectual Property Law“ at the University of Hagen

2007-2010

Doctoral degree in the field of inorganic chemistry from the University of Bayreuth

2002-2007

Studied chemistry at the University of Bayreuth

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
  • GDCh
Languages

German, English