Markus Engelhard


Markus Engelhard is active in all fields of life sciences, pharmacology and biotechnology, having a particular focus on therapeutic biomolecules and pharmaceutically active agents. His clients include start-up companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, multinational corporations, universities and academic research institutions. He supports them in acquiring and enforcing IP rights, building up patent portfolios and representing them in opposition, invalidation and infringement proceedings. Moreover, he provides professional advice to international organisations, government agencies and technology transfer agencies. For a number of pharmaceuticals clients, he continues to be active in obtaining patent term extensions and supplementary protection certificates.

After obtaining his PhD from the University of Cambridge, Mr Engelhard joined BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in 1998 and has been with the firm since then. As part of his professional activities, he has lectured on behalf of WIPO at its Regional Capacity Building Workshops on Patent Drafting for developing countries and has trained patent agents from nearly 30 countries. He also lectures regularly on patent law issues both in Germany and abroad, with much of his work focusing on Asia.

Mr Engelhard is a member of the Licensing Executives Society, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the Association of Intellectual Property Experts.

Professional associations

  • LES
  • VPP

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Pettenkoferstrasse 22
Munich 80336

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