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Patent Attorney Trainee

Dr. Iris Müller

German and European Patent Attorney Trainee

M.Sc. Biomedicine

Iris Müller is a patent attorney trainee at Maiwald, where she focuses on intellectual property protection in the fields of biochemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. She possesses special expertise in the fields of stem cell and cancer research, epigenetics, and genome engineering.

During her PhD studies at the University of Copenhagen, she identified chromatin-associated proteins for stem cell identity maintenance using CRISPR/Cas9 and explored their mechanisms. As part of her research work as Research Fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, she explored potential targets for the treatment of leukaemia.

She has presented her research results at international conferences, including in the USA, Scandinavia and France, and has had her work published in relevant specialized journals.

since 2022
Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald
2019 - 2021
Research Fellow at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

since 2022
Studies law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
2016 - 2019
Doctoral degree in the field of epigenetics at the University of Copenhagen
2013 - 2015
Master program biomedicine at the Karolinska Institutet und the University of Toronto
2010 - 2013
Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at the Technical University of Munich

  • Patent examination proceedings and portfolio management
  • Application strategies and drafting of patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate- and validity opinions
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings

  • Scholarship (Travel Grant) from Institut Curie, 2016
  • Scholarship (INK Exchange Grant) from the International Committee of the Karolinska Institutet, 2015

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Swedish
  • Danish