Lothar Steiling provides advisory services related to prosecuting patent applications and patent portfolio development, as well as enforcement and defense of proprietary rights. In addition, he contributes his expertise in international IP management and licensing from more than 30 years in the industry.
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
T +49 (211) 71 17 00
F +49 (211) 71 17 017
He studied chemistry at the Technical University of Braunschweig; doctorate in 1977; post-doctoral fellowship at the USSR Academy of Sciences in Irkutsk, Siberia.
In 1979, Lothar Steiling began working as a patent expert in the patent department of Bayer AG. In 1983, he was admitted as a European patent attorney and in 1989, passed the patent bar examination in Germany. In 1997, he became head of the patent division of Bayer’s polymer department and two years later, head of the entire patent department at Bayer AG, Leverkusen. He remained in this position until 2010. Lothar Steiling has worked at BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT since 2014.
Lothar Steiling is one of the elected German delegates to the epi Council (European Patent Institute) and is active on many of the Council’s committees. He is also a member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), whose president he was for six years.