Manuel Söldenwagner

Partner at Eisenführ Speiser

Manuel Söldenwagner is one of Germany’s leading patent attorneys in the life sciences field, with a particular focus on biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, scents and aromatics, food chemistry and pharmacy. He also advises clients in the chemistry, process engineering, medical engineering, dental technology and coating technology fields. His work is particularly focused on complex freedom-to-operate analyses and IP consultation for various venture capital funds.

Mr Söldenwagner’s international academic background in molecular biotechnology is based on studies at the Technical University of Munich, the University of Queensland and research work in Hamburg, Munich and Cambridge.

As a European and German patent attorney, Mr Söldenwagner advises multinational corporations, universities and academic research institutions, as well as start-up companies and several small and medium-sized enterprises, with a particular focus on ‘hidden champions’. Mr Söldenwagner has professional experience in supporting clients in building up and managing national and international IP portfolios. Besides daily prosecution work, he supports and represents clients in licensing negotiations and opposition, invalidation and infringement proceedings in Germany, Europe and abroad (eg, China).

Mr Söldenwagner lectures regularly on patent law both in Germany and abroad (eg, Japan). He conducts workshops and seminars and co-authored the textbook The European Patent Application, published by Eisenführ Speiser and Chizai Corporation. He also co-authored the third edition of the renowned commentary Beck’scher Kommentar on the European Patent Convention.

Professional associations

  • PAK

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Eisenführ Speiser
Arnulfstrasse 27
Munich 80335

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