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Patent Attorney Trainee

Dr Gabriel Kiefl

German and European Patent Attorney Trainee

M.Sc. Chemistry

Gabriel Kiefl is currently a patent attorney trainee at Maiwald. His work is primarily focused on intellectual property protection in the fields of organic chemistry and polymers.

His doctoral studies mainly concerned hypervalent iodanes and their application as oxidative mediators in the α-functionalisation of ketones. During his research, he acquired broad expertise in the field of organic synthesis and method development.

Gabriel Kiefl is first author and co-author of several scientific publications in the fields of organometallic and organic chemistry. He has presented a number of his research results at international conferences in, among other places, England.

since 2022
Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald
2017 - 2021
Research Assistant at the Department of Biomimetic Catalysis, Technical University of Munich

2017 - 2021
Doctorate in the field of organic chemistry at the Technical University of Munich
2014 - 2016
Master’s in chemistry at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
2010 - 2014
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University München

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

  • German
  • English