Patentanwalt / German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
Technical Expertise: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology
Dr. Thomas Böhmer is partner with the firm Zwicker Schnappauf & Partner Patentanwälte PartG mbB. Thomas started his patent law career with one of Germany’s largest IP boutiques and joined the firm of Zwicker Schnappauf & Partner Patentanwälte PartG mbB in 2013.
Thomas is admitted before the German Patent and Trademark Office, the German Federal Patent Court, the European Union Intellectual Property Office, and the European Patent Office. He has extensive experience in the drafting and prosecution of German, European and international patent applications, in opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office and opinion matters in the fields of chemistry, biology, biotechnology and pharmacology.
Thomas studied biochemistry at the University of Bochum, Germany. He carried out both his diploma thesis and doctoral thesis in the laboratory of the 1999 Nobel Laureate in Medicine/Physiology Prof. Günter Blobel at the Rockefeller University, New York, USA. Afterwards, Thomas joined the laboratory of Prof. Thomas Schwartz at the Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA, as a postdoctoral associate.