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Patent Attorney Trainee

Dr Yu Wang

Patent Attorney Trainee

Technical Expert


As a trainee patent attorney at Maiwald, Yu Wang’s responsibilities include German and European patent prosecution, particularly matters related to the protection and enforcement of IP rights in the fields of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics and chemistry. Her professional expertise was acquired in the course of her research activities at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. While working on her dissertation there she developed and established the application of a microfluidic detection system for characterizing biochemical processes.

Yu is co-author of several scientific publications in the areas of lab-on-a-chip, biophysical and biochemical analytics.  She also has a grounding Chinese patent protection law.

Since 2018
Trainee patent attorney at Maiwald
Trainee patent attorney at an IP law firm
Consultant at a technical consulting company
Research associate at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

Since 2018
Studying law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
Doctoral degree in biophysics from the University of Göttingen (doctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry)
Studied chemistry at the University of Göttingen

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

  • VDI

  • Chinese
  • German
  • English