Medical Technology

Technical Innovations in Medicine

Our experts are at the forefront of progress. The experts on our multidisciplinary team collaborate in the field of medical technology, specializing in medical devices and imaging diagnostics.

Dr. rer. nat. Marion Brewing
Physicist

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
Priorities
  • Medical devices
  • High energy physics
  • Detector physics
vita
  • Doctorate at Ludwig-Maximilians-University München in the field of elementary particle physics
  • Member of the Graduiertenkolleg  “Particle Physics at the Energy Frontier of New Phenomena”
  • Associated member of the “International Max-Planck Research School for Elementary Particle Physics ” (IMPRS)
  • Training as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF

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Dr. rer. nat. Fabian Budde
Physicist

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
Priorities
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanics
  • Sensors
  • Medical Engineering
vita
  • Studies of physics at the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena
  • Doctoral studies in the area of laser physics with special focus on the development and characterisation of laser systems at the Heinrich-Heine-University of Duesseldorf
  • Training as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Patent Attorney at EHF

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Dr.-Ing. Stephan Drost
Electrical Engineer

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
  • Cancellation and Nullity Proceedings before the German Patent Authorities
  • Validity and Infringement opinions
  • German and International Patent Disputes and Litigations
Priorities
  • Electrical engineering and electronic systems
  • Analogue and digital semiconductor circuitry
  • Sensors, actuators and microsystems
  • Biosensors, biochips and bioanalytical systems
  • Fabrication technologies for sensors, actuators and semiconductor devices
    such as thin film technology, micromechanics, semiconductor process technology, structural-design and packaging technology
vita
  • Electrical Engineering studies at the Technical University of Munich, Germany (Diplom-Ingenieur)
  • Scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solid State Technology, Munich
  • Doctorate at the Technical University of Munich (Dr.-Ing.)
  • Scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems and at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration, Munich
  • Manager of the Group Chemical Sensorsystems and Bioanalytics
  • Training as GermanPatent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF

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Uwe Hermann
Electrical Engineer

Partner

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
  • Cancellation and Nullity Proceedings before the German Patent Authorities
  • IP Strategy and Portfolio Management
  • IP-Licensing
  • Validity and Infringement opinions
  • German and International Patent Disputes and Litigations
Priorities
  • Semiconductor engineering
  • Electronics
  • Control engineering
  • Metrology
vita
  • Electrical engineering studies at the Technical University of Berlin
  • Research assistant at the Technical University of Berlin
  • Training as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney
  • Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Founder and Partner of EHF
  • Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF

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Dr. rer. nat. Julia Nissen
Physicist

Partner

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
  • Cancellation and Nullity Proceedings before the German Patent Authorities
  • Validity and Infringement opinions
  • German and International Patent Disputes and Litigations
Priorities
  • Optoelectronic components and process technology
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Surface physics, physics of soft matter, materials science, biophysics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Blockchain
vita
  • Physics studies at the Technical University of Munich, PhD in Biophysics at the Technical University of Munich
  • Technical consultant in the field of material science (automotive industry)
  • Development of MEMS
  • Training as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Partner of EHF

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Dr.-Ing. Bastian Schmitz
Information Technology Engineer

Partner

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
Priorities
  • Automation Engineering
  • Communication Engineering
  • Sensors
  • Medical Engineering
vita
  • Studies in information technology (Graduate Engineer) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)
  • Project Engineer at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in the field of medical engineering
  • Doctorate at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in the field of medical engineering
  • Training as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Partner of EHF

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Jan Stieglitz
Physicist

Partner

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
  • Cancellation and Nullity Proceedings before the German Patent Authorities
  • Validity and Infringement opinions
Priorities
  • Medical devices
  • RF circuits
  • High energy physics
  • Optical Tracking
vita
  • Studies in Physics at the University of Dortmund and at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (Diplom-Physiker)
  • Patent engineer at Mitscherlich and Partner
  • Development and Research at advanced realtime tracking GmbH
  • Training as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attoney at EHF
  • Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Partner of EHF

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Dr. rer. nat. Martina Stork
Physicist

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
  • Cancellation and Nullity Proceedings before the German Patent Authorities
  • IP Strategy and Portfolio Management
  • Employees’ Inventions and Inventors’ Remunerations
  • Validity and Infringement opinions
  • German and International Patent Disputes and Litigations
Priorities
  • Optoelectronic components
  • Biophysics
  • Physics of atomic and molecular interactions
  • Atomic force microscopy
  • Medical devices
vita
  • Studies in physics at the Technical University of Munich and in physics and mathematics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich
  • One-year scholarship at the University of Lund in Sweden at the Divison of Solid State Physics
  • Doctorate at the Chair for BioMolecular Optics, Department of Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
  • Training as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF

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Maximilian Völkl
Mechanical Engineer

Partner

Occupation
  • Drafting and Prosecution of German, European and International Patent Applications
  • Conducting Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office and the German Patent Authorities
  • Coordination and Supervision of Patent Applications outside Germany and Europe respectively in cooperation with national law firms
Priorities
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Medical engineering
  • Plastics engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Tele-operated driving
vita
  • Studies in mechanical engineering with a main focus on medical engineering and plastics technology as well as medical implants at the Technische Universität München and the Chalmers University of Technology, Goteborg (graduate engineer)
  • Training as German Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney at EHF
  • Partner of EHF

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