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Dr Fritz Zumstein

Of Counsel

German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Chemist

In 2009 Fritz Zumstein merged the entire chemistry/pharma department of his former practice with Maiwald, where he now acts in a consultancy capacity.

Fritz acted in many cases involving landmark decisions of different judicial bodies (e.g. Federal Supreme Court, European Boards of Appeal). He has many years of experience in prosecuting and enforcing intellectual property rights, with particular focus on nullity proceedings and the preparation of expert opinions.

1963-1965
Doctoral degree in the field of peptide synthesis from the Institute for Organic Chemistry of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
1957-1963
Studied chemistry at the Institute for Organic Chemistry of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

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

  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian