Dr. Thomas Wolter

Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney

Curriculum Vitae

Studied chemistry and biology at the Ruhr University of Bochum;

Degree in chemistry completed in 1992;

Degree in biology completed in 1992;

PhD at the Louis Pasteur University of Strasbourg completed in 1995;

Awarded scholarships from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes and the Chemical Industry Trust;

Has been practising intellectual property law at Reitstötter Kinzebach since 1995.

Areas of Expertise

Litigation before the European Patent Office, the Federal Patent Court, the Federal Court of Justice and national civil courts in opposition, invalidity and infringement cases. Legal opinions. Particular experience with drug patents and supplementary protection certificates in the fields of pharmaceuticals and pesticides, having regard to aspects relevant for regulatory approval. Development and implementation of cross-border patent strategies.

In-depth expertise in selected areas of chemistry and biotechnology, such as recombinant antibodies and Ig fusion proteins, the formulation and production of biological active agents, some macrocyclic natural actives, and special drug forms such as polymorphs and enantiomers.


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