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Dr. Jennifer Michevec

Senior Associate

German Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Representative before the UPC


Her professional activities include obtaining, defending, enforcing and challenging intellectual property rights in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry and biotechnology.

Her interdisciplinary studies enabled her to acquire broad background knowledge in natural sciences. As part of her doctoral studies, she worked on the biophysical and functional characterisation of post-translational modifications to a co-receptor for cell entry of HIV-1 as well as an antifungal wound healing peptide of human saliva, during which she gained extensive expertise in the field of synthetic chemistry and protein biochemistry.

since 2022
Patent attorney at Maiwald
2019 - 2022
Patent attorney in an IP firm in Essen
2016 - 2019
Trainee patent attorney in an IP firm in Essen

Admitted to practice before the UPC
Admitted as European patent attorney
Admitted as German patent attorney
2016 - 2018
Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen
2012 - 2016
Doctorate in the field of structural and medicinal biochemistry at the University of Duisburg-Essen
2007 - 2012
Studied chemistry and mathematics at the University of Duisburg-Essen

  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Application strategies and drafting of patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate- and validity opinions
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings

  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Italian