As a patent attorney, Axel Berger specializes in the technical fields of life sciences and pharmaceuticals, particularly gene technology, biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, virology, pharmacology and medical devices. His technical background also includes several years of international research, for example at the Pasteur Institute, Paris.
Axel Berger’s main areas of practice include prosecuting patents as well as defending and attacking patents in opposition proceedings. Another area of his practice involves enforcing IP rights in patent infringement and (parallel) nullity proceedings before the German Federal Patent Court. Axel Berger also frequently prepares infringement and validity opinions.
German Chamber of Patent Attorneys, EPI, FICPI, LES
Partner of the firm
Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany
Licensed to practice as a German Patent Attorney and European Trademark and Design Attorney
Patent law training at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Federal Patent Court
Patent law training at the Regional Court of Mannheim, Germany
Law for Patent Attorneys at the FernUniversität, Hagen, Germany
Patent Engineer and trainee Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany
Research at the Institute of Biochemistry,Genetics and Microbiology at the University of Regensburg, Germany
Research associate at the Pasteur Institute, Dept. of Cell Biology and Infection, Paris, France
Ph.D. in Molecular Cell Biology and Biochemistry, specializing in epigenetic gene regulation mechanisms (Doctorat, Dr. rer. nat.) at Université Paris XI, France, and the University of Regensburg, Germany
Degree in Biology, specializing in molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry (Dipl.-Biol.) from Heidelberg University, Germany (including studies at the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Germany, and Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France)
Internships, including with the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Division of Molecular Genetics, Heidelberg, Germany
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