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Dr Kerstin Wolff

Associate
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Ph.D. Molecular Biology and Microbiology

As a patent attorney at Maiwald, Kerstin Wolff’s work concerns all aspects of patent prosecution and enforcement in the field of biology.

Kerstin Wolff studied molecular biology and microbiology, with the focus on antibiotic resistance and redox regulation in mycobacteria.  As a post-doctoral scholar, she worked first on redox homeostasis and redox-stress response in mycobacteria and later – as associate scientist/postdoctoral fellow – on the development of antibiotics against Staphylococcus, in particular on biofilms and wall teichoic acids.

Career
Since 2019Patent attorney at Maiwald
2015-2019

Trainee patent attorney at Maiwald

Education
2019

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2019

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2015-2018

Studying law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2013-2015

Associate scientist/Postdoctoral fellow at Merck Research Laboratories

2012-2013

Postdoctoral fellow at the Case Western Reserve University

2007-2012

Doctoral degree in the field of molecular biology and microbiology from the Case Western Reserve University

2005-2007

Bachelor’s degree in biology/chemistry from the Case Western Reserve University

2003-2005

Studied pre-degree in biology at the University of Göttingen

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
Languages

German, English, French