Dr. rer. nat. Stefanie Körbe

European Patent Attorney

koerbe@grunecker.de     S/MIME

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50

Office: Munich

Languages: German, English


Stefanie Körbe specialises in patent law, with a focus on chemistry, pharmaceuticals, and food industries.

Her expertise lies in organic chemistry and food technology, particularly in producing food additives like colourings and flavourings.

Stefanie is experienced in drafting intricate patent applications and navigating patent grant proceedings. Her work with patent families, including applications beyond Europe, has provided her with extensive knowledge of the nuances of grant procedures across various jurisdictions.

She actively participates in opposition proceedings and regularly represents her clients before the Opposition Divisions and Boards of Appeal at the European Patent Office.


  • Patent Law

Technical fields

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Food Technology
  • Pharmacy


  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen: Diploma in Chemistry, 1998
  • Doctorate in Organic Chemistry, 2001
  • Postdoc at the University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, 2001-2003
  • Postdoc at the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University Greifswald, 2004-2005
  • Postdoc at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, 2005-2007
  • European Patent Attorney, 2011