Dr. Franz-Josef Zimmer

+49 (0) 89 21 23 50
+49 (0) 89 22 02 87
Leopoldstr. 4
80802 Munich

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German Patent Attorney, 1993
European Patent Attorney, 1995
European Trademark and Design Attorney, 1996


Eberhard-Karl-University of Tübingen:
Diploma in Biochemistry, 1985.
Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich:
Doctorate in Immunogenetics, 1989

Field Of Expertise

Prosecution and enforcement of patents in the field of life sciences; opinion work

Activity and Publication

Publications on biotech IP matters, Co-author of “Protection of Biotechnological Matter under European and German Law”, Wiley-VCH, 1997
Co-author of „Protecting and Enforcing Life Science Inventions in Europe”, C.H.Beck, Hart, Nomos, Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2015


AIPLA, GRUR, FICPI, Editorial Board of BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW REPORT, German Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


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