Dr. Stephanie Modrow

Partner

Practice and Professional Experience

Stephanie handles patent application and prosecution proceedings and also deals with matters of patent infringement and validity. Her technical focus is in the fields of medical technology and mechanics. In the area of trademark law, she handles their application and registration, also overseeing opposition and nullity proceedings. After completing her degree in physics at the University of Bonn with majors in material science and chemical physics, she worked as a research associate at the University of Bonn and at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, USA. She wrote her dissertation in the field of nanotechnology, after which she was trained in patent law by the attorneys at Westphal, Mussgnug and Partner, at the Patent Division of the State Court of Mannheim, at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the Federal Patent Court. From the University of Hagen Stephanie obtained a degree in patent law.

Qualification

European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
German Patent Attorney
Graduate Physicist

Memberships

German Patent Bar Association
Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
German Association for Industrial Law and Copyrights (GRUR)
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys

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