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Dr Eva Dörner

Partner
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Eva Dörner advises and represents clients in securing, maintaining, enforcing and challenging intellectual property rights in the fields of chemistry, pharmacy and plant protection. In the field of chemistry, she has particular expertise in organic chemistry and organic synthesis. Within the areas of pharmacy and plant protection, her work mainly centers on small molecules, combination preparations and formulations.

During a secondment with an international chemical corporation, where her role was that of a patent professional with particular attention to plant protection, Eva became particularly skilled in developing filing strategies. She also spent a period of time with an American IP law firm where she acquired valuable insights into the rules and procedures of US patent law.

Career

Since 2017

Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald

Since 2013

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2011-2013

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

2009-2011

Patent attorney trainee at two different IP law firms

Education

2016

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2013

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2010-2012

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2006-2009

Doctoral degree in the field of organic chemistry from the University of Cologne

2001-2006

Studied chemistry at the University of Bonn

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
Recognitions
  • Recommended in Legal 500 Deutschland 2020
  • Recommended in Chambers Europe Guide 2019
  • Scholarship of the “Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes”
  • Kekulé Scholarship of the Chemical Industry Fund
Publications
  • Auch "kleinere" Ideen sind schützenswert, Rechtsguide, 2020 (together with Alexander Ortlieb)
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
  • VPP
  • women in ip
Languages

German, English