Lueder Behrens focuses on the drafting of patent applications and conducting examination proceedings, opposition proceedings, and appeals and nullity proceedings before the German Patent and Trade Mark Office, the Federal Patent Court, the Federal Supreme Court, and the European Patent Office. Furthermore, he has experience in the fields of due diligence proceedings and the preparation of opinions, e.g. Freedom-to-Operate opinions. He represents clients in the fields of biotechnology, medicine, pharmacy, diagnostics, immunology, neurology, virology, and personalized medicine.
European Patent and Trade Mark Attorney
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Lueder Behrens studied biology at the University of Bremen, Germany, and Glasgow University (UK). He also completed a research stay at the National Institutes of Health, Washington, D.C., in the field of molecular genetics of dengue viruses. Research underlying his diploma thesis was conducted at the Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, in the Department of Virology. He earned his doctorate at the University of Bremen in 1998 based on research conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Neurobiology, Department of Neuroimmunology, in Martinsried near Munich in the period from 1995-1998. For two and a half years he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Pasteur Institute, Department of Lentiviruses, in Paris, France.
In 2001, Lueder Behrens started his training to become a German and European patent attorney. For almost 14 years he worked in the biotech groups of two large IP firms in Munich before joining BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in Berlin and Munich.
He also received training in the field of scientific journalism at the Henri-Nannen-Schule, Hamburg, and worked as a translator, in media monitoring, and in reporting for pharmaceutical enterprises.
He is a member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), Licensing Executives Society (LES), and International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).