Panelist Profile

 

Jürgen Meier

Vossius & Partner, Partner (DE)

 

Dr. Meier is a European and German Patent Attorney, and a partner at Vossius & Partner, Munich. He has extensive experience representing clients before both national courts, including the German Federal Supreme Court and the EPO in all phases of patent prosecution and litigation, including opposition, appeals, infringement actions and nullity suits. He primarily focuses on the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical uses. His legal expertise is supported by his technical background, having previously obtained a doctorate in molecular biology. His clients comprise multinational enterprises, SMEs, academic institutions as well as start-up companies. Jürgen regularly lectures at institutions and speaks at national and international conferences. He is co-author of the book “From Clones to Claims” on the EPO’s life science jurisdiction in comparison to the US and JP practice and contributed to the AIPPI Law Series book “Patent Protection for Second Medical Uses” in 2016. Jürgen currently serves as the Chairman of the AIPPI Biotech-Committee.