Anne advises and represents clients in the field of intellectual property law, in particular in the areas of life sciences and medical devices.
Anne is an associate and German and European Patent and Trademark Attorney in our Intellectual Property practice, based in Munich.
She advises and represents clients in intellectual property issues in the field of chemistry, in particular inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry. Additionally, she represents clients with regard to medical devices.
Anne has gained broad experience in European and German patent law and particularly specialises in adversarial proceedings, in addition to patent prosecutions. She represents clients in obtaining patents, defending and attacking patents in oppositions before the German and the European Patent Office, and in nullity actions before the German Federal Patent Court. Furthermore, she is regularly involved in infringement proceedings.
Prior to joining us in 2013, Anne completed her patent attorney training with a renowned patent law firm in Munich (2009-2013), at the German Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal Patent Court and the Higher Regional Court in Duesseldorf.
Anne was admitted as a German Patent Attorney in 2012 and as a European Patent Attorney in 2013. She studied chemistry at the Technical University of Munich and at the St Anne's College, Oxford, graduating in 2004. She did her PhD at the Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry of the Albert-Ludwig’s-University of Freiburg i. Br. in collaboration with BASF AG, obtaining the doctor’s degree in 2008. She then moved to the chemical industry in the field of thermoplastic elastomers.
Anne is a member of EPI and the German Patent Attorney Chamber. She speaks German and English.