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Senior Associate

Dr. Dietmar Pfeiler

Senior Associate

German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

UPC Representative


Dietmar is a patent attorney at Maiwald, where he advises clients on all aspects of national and international intellectual property law. Wide-ranging experience and expertise, acquired over many years working in the fields of chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceuticals and biochemistry, render him ideally qualified to advise and represent clients across the full spectrum of patent and utility model prosecution and opposition proceedings. He also prepares freedom-to-operate and validity opinions in the fields of chemistry and pharmaceuticals for a wide range of clients.

since 2013
Patent attorney at Maiwald
2008 - 2013
Patent attorney at different IP law firms
2005 - 2008
Patent attorney trainee at an IP law firm
2001 - 2005
Member of the executive staff of the Technical University of Munich

Admitted to practice before the UPC
Admitted to practice as European patent attorney
Admitted to practice as German patent attorney
2005 - 2008
Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
1998 - 2001
Doctoral degree in the field of fundamental medical research from the Technical University of Munich
1996 - 1998
Research at the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg and the University Hospital Würzburg
1989 - 1995
Studied chemistry at the Julius Maximilians University of Würzburg

  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Supplementary protection certificates procedures
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation

  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi

  • German
  • English