Wolfgang Weiß

Partner at Weickmann & Weickmann PartmbB

Wolfgang Weiß is a patent attorney and partner in the chemistry and life sciences group of Weickmann & Weickmann, Munich. With over 20 years’ experience in the patent field, he has a track record of providing strategic advice to clients in IP matters such as patent prosecution, validity/infringement litigation and validity or freedom-to-operate opinions. He represents leading companies in the fields of chemistry, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, as well as scientists, start-ups, university departments and other research institutions across Germany, Europe, the United States and Japan.

His special areas of expertise include opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office, as well as nullity proceedings before the German Patent Court and the Federal High Court. In patent infringement proceedings he cooperates with specialised German lawyers in representing clients before German civil courts.

Dr Weiß earned a degree in chemistry from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich in 1985. Within the framework of his PhD, completed in 1989, he gained experience in the field of molecular biology. He is competent in advising clients in various technical fields, including inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, immunology, pharmaceuticals, food chemistry and medical devices.

In the 2012 edition of the IAM Patent 1000, Dr Weiß was recommended as “a leading name in pharmaceuticals”.

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Munich 81679

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