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Dr. Susanne Schollweck

Dr. Susanne Schollweck

Patentanwältin / German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney

Technical Expertise: Mechanical Engineering, Precision Engineering, Control Engineering, Supply Engineering, Materials Science, Joining Technology, Mechanical Engineering – Chemistry Interface, Chemical Engineering, Medical Engineering

Brief description

Dr. Susanne Schollweck has 17 years of legal experience in the intellectual property field. She joined Zwicker Schnappauf & Partner PartG mbB in 2010 and became a Partner in 2012. As European Patent Attorney, German Patent Attorney and European Trademark and Design Attorney, Dr. Schollweck is admitted before the European Patent Office, the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court, and the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Dr. Schollweck represents well known European, US, and Japanese companies.

Dr. Schollweck counsels clients in all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent prosecution, opposition proceedings, litigation matters, strategic management of patent portfolios, due diligence investigations, and freedom to operate investigations. Dr. Schollweck’s expertise extends over the full range of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, supply engineering, materials science, chemical engineering, and medical engineering.

As a Patent Attorney’s Candidate Dr. Schollweck successfully completed the studies General Law for Patent Attorneys at the Distance-Learning University of Hagen and undertook periods of training at the German Patent and Trademark Office, Munich (Patent Division and Trademark Division), at the German Federal Patent Court, Munich (Technical Board of Appeal and Board of Appeal for Trademarks) and at the District Court, Munich (Patent Litigation Chamber).

Dr. Schollweck studied physics (special focus on physiochemical engineering) at the Munich University of Applied Sciences, as well as mechanical engineering (special focus on metal technology) and chemistry at the Technical University Munich. Furthermore, she studied vocational education at the Technical University Munich. As a Ph.D. student, Dr. Schollweck worked in the field of control engineering and received a scholarship from the “Bund der Freunde der Technischen Universität München”.

Dr. Schollweck is active in organizations of industrial property, such as in the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and INTA.

Dr. Schollweck regularly gives lectures and seminars on European and German patent law in Europe and the USA.