The practice of Ronak Kalhor-Witzel as a patent attorney focuses on patent prosecution as well as on defending and attacking patents in opposition proceedings. Another focus is the enforcement of IP rights in patent infringement and (parallel) nullity proceedings before the Federal Patent Court as well as preparatory infringement and validity opinions for national and international clients.

As a patent attorney, Ronak Kalhor-Witzel specializes in the technical fields of mobile communications/telecommunications, electrical and mechanical engineering. Due to her further professional education as a medical physics expert and her scientific activity at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), she has gained detailed knowledge in the field of medical technology.

German Patent Attorney
Location: Munich
Languages: German, English, French, Farsi
Born 1981
2012 - today

Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany


Licensed to practice as a German Patent Attorney

2011 - 2012

Trainee at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the German Federal Patent Court, Munich, Germany


Internship at a patent chamber of the Regional Court of Mannheim, Germany

2008 - 2010

Studies of law for patent attorneys at the Fernuniversität, Hagen, Germany

2007 - 2010

Trainee patent attorney at a German patent law firm

2006 - 2007

Further professional education as a medical physics expert at the Academy of Scientific Further Education, Heidelberg, Germany

2006 - 2007

Research assistant at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Department of Magnetic Resonance Physics, Heidelberg, Germany

2000 - 2006

Studies of Physics at Ruprecht-Karls-University of Heidelberg, Germany, and the University of Adelaide, Australia; Degree in Physics
Diploma thesis at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany