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Dr Martin Huenges, LL.M.

Partner
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Martin Huenges advises and represents clients from Europe, the USA and Japan in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals in securing, defending and enforcing intellectual property rights in Germany, Europe and worldwide. He prepares freedom-to-operate and validity opinions and represents clients in opposition and nullity proceedings. In advising clients on patent strategy, he can draw on many years of legal and scientific experience, in particular in the fields of medical indications, biomarkers, diagnostic assays and vaccines. He has particular expertise in conducting and coordinating complex opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office.

Career

Since 2005

Partner, shareholder and managing director at Maiwald

Since 2002

Patent attorney at Maiwald

1999-2002

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

1998-1999

Patent attorney trainee at a Munich based IP law firm

Education

2004-2006

Master’s degree in „European Intellectual Property Law“ (LL.M.) from the University of Hagen with a focus on "European and International Civil Procedure Law"

2002

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2002

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

1999-2001

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

1995-1998

Doctoral degree in the field of organic and biochemistry from the Technical University of Munich

1990-1995

Studied chemistry at the Technical University of Munich

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Supplementary protection certificates proceedings
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
  • Patent litigation
Recognitions
  • Recommended in Handelsblatt | Best Lawyers "Germany's Best Lawyers" 2020
  • Recommend in Legal 500 EMEA 2020
  • Recommend in Legal 500 Deutschland 2020
  • Recommended in MIP IP Stars 2014
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
Languages

German, English