Kirstin is a qualified German and European Patent Attorney, and joined Mathys & Squire in 2019. She works primarily on drafting and prosecuting patent and trademark applications, and opposition and appeal proceedings in Germany and Europe.
Year joined: 2019
Qualifications: Dr. rer. Nat. Dipl.–Chem., German Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney
Kirstin has experience in the drafting and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, utility models and design applications in Germany, Europe and worldwide, in particular in the field of organic chemistry, polymer chemistry and biochemistry. Much of her work relates to home and personal care products, additives, adhesives, and composite materials.
Kirstin studied chemistry at the Philipps University of Marburg and graduated with a diploma focusing on biochemistry and organic chemistry. She obtained her doctorate degree at the University of Duisburg-Essen focusing on bioorganic chemistry, biochemistry and polymer chemistry in 2010. She started working in the field of intellectual property in 2010, and is a qualified German and European Patent Attorney.
- Patent Drafting and Filing
- Patent Enforcement
- Patent Oppositions
- IP Strategy
- Trademark Applications
- Trademark Drafting and Filing
- Trademark Oppositions and Enforcement
- Utility Model Applications
- Design Applications