Decision G 3/19 of the Enlarged Board of appeal: Plant protection
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
Diploma and PhD in biochemistry
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.