Sibylla Grahn is concerned with all questions of industrial property law in the area of life sciences, especially in those of biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, immunology, pharmacology, and biotechnological applications. She advises medium-sized German firms, technology transfer agencies, universities, German and international academic research establishments, law firms, and pharmaceutical corporations.
European Patent and Trademark Attorney
T +49 (89) 55 96 80
F +49 (89) 34 70 10
She assists her clients in building up patent portfolios and in their enforcement und representation, such as in examination and opposition proceedings.
Sibylla Grahn studied biochemistry at the University of Leipzig. In her dissertation she developed methods for investigating serine proteases based on fluorescent-resonance-energy transfer. She then turned to serpins and their isotope marking by protein splicing methods at the Brandeis University, Boston, MA. During her post-doctorate studies at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA, she developed biosensors based on antibody fragments and solvato-chromatic fluorophors for use in living cells.
Sibylla Grahn joined BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT in 2003. After her training in intellectual property she received her admission as a German patent attorney in 2006. Since 2007, she is a professional representative before the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
Sibylla Grahn is a member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), the Association of Intellectual Property Experts (VPP), and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).