Dr. Barbara Engels

German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

European Trademark and Design Attorney


Diploma and PhD in biochemistry

Specialty areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacy

Primary functions

  • Patent application proceedings, oppositions, appeal proceedings
  • Searches and opinions on legal validity and violation of IP rights
  • Nullity and infringement suits
  • Employee invention law
  • Other specialty areas

    • Chemistry
    • Agriculture and food
    • Medical technology and laboratory systems
    • Environmental engineering
    • Consumer goods
    • Materials
  • Career

    Dr. Barbara Engels studied biochemistry in Tübingen and Munich, earned her PhD at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Munich, and then worked on a research project at the National Botanical Institute in Cape Town, South Africa. After working for several years in pre-clinical research for the pharmaceutical company Byk Gulden (now Altana), she trained to become a patent attorney. Dr. Engels has been licensed as a German Patent Attorney since 2001 and as a European Patent Attorney since 2002.

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