Chartered Patent Attorney (UK)
European Patent Attorney
Christopher Holtby is an experienced European and Chartered Patent Attorney (UK) in the engineering team in Munich.
Christopher has drafted, filed, and prosecuted a considerable number of European, international and UK patent applications since joining the profession in 2003, in areas of technology including software, electronics, telecommunications, electrical and mechanical engineering, and medical devices. He also has experience of opposition and appeal proceedings.
|Since 2020:||Patent attorney at Maiwald|
|2006-2020:||Patent attorney at IP law firms|
|2003-2006:||Trainee patent attorney at a UK IP law firm|
|2006:||Admitted to practice as European Patent Attorney|
|2006:||Admitted to practice as UK Patent Attorney|
|1997-2001:||Master’s degree in electronic and electrical engineering from the University of Durham|
- Patent examination proceedings and portfolio management
- Application strategies and drafting of patent applications
- Freedom-to-operate and validity opinions
- Opposition and nullity proceedings