Team - Brands & Design

Conny Bürzele

Brands

With the company since: February 2017

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Administration and support of national and international brand portfolios, correspondence with clients, authorities, as well as fellow lawyers abroad

Anna Gerstenlauer

State-certified Secretary

Brands

With the company since: September 1988

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Writing procedures, support to EU brands, payment transactions with the EUIPO

Doris Krause

Legal Assistant

Designs

With the company since: January 2003

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Design administration (application and registration procedures for German designs, European Community designs, as well as international designs); monitoring of industrial property rights

Joanne Marie Schilling

Patent Attorney Assistant

Brands & Designs

With the company since: September 2012

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Brand administration (application and registration procedures, extensions, brand disputes) for Germany and the European Union; extensions of national foreign brands; monthly patent monitoring

Maren Straub

Brands

With the company since: March 2003

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Administration and support of national and international brand portfolios, correspondence with clients, authorities, as well as fellow lawyers abroad

Bianka Weigelt

Commercial Lawyer (LL.B.)

Brands

With the company since: March 2016

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Brand inquiries; brand disputes, particularly objection proceedings, extra-official negotiations, delimitation agreements; brand conflict monitoring; license agreements; proceedings concerning absolute grounds for refusal of protection

Team - Patents

Brigitte Eberhardt

Legal Assistant

Patents

With the company since: August 2016

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Drafting of patent applications, correspondence with clients and authorities; processing of dunning and insolvency proceedings; archiving; processing of outgoing mail

Emilia D’Elia

Patents

With the company since: September 2021

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
In the professional training for Patent Attorney Assistant

Rose Hammeley

Patents

With the company since: January 2009

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
EP patent procedure

Julia Holzmann

Law graduate and Patent Attorney Assistant

Patents

With the company since: September 2017

License contracts; general contract law and legal matters in intellectual property; patent litigation; reinstatements; European patent procedure

Natalie Köhler

Patents

With the company since: July 2005

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Annual and extension fees

Eva-Maria Loebel

Patents

With the company since: over 20 years

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Front desk, office management, filing of German patent and utility model applications

Margarete Schotge

Legal Assistant

Patents

With the company since: November 2008

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
General correspondence and administration, particularly record maintenance; drafting activities

Carina Siedler

Patent Attorney Assistant

Patents

With the company since: January 2012

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
PCT applications, initiation of national/regional phases of a PCT application, validation of European patents in Germany, filing of foreign applications

Angelika Ullmann

Patents

With the company since: more than 20 years

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
General administrative activities, in particular incoming mail, appointment management, drafting activities

Jana Wachter

Patent Attorney Assistant

Patents

With the company since: October 2015

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Preparation of plans for patent applications, domestic and foreign rewrites, monitoring & filing of examination requests, filing & administration of German patents, incoming mail with processing of deadlines and file creation

Team - Accounting

Maria Hafner

Accounting & Patents

With the company since: January 1984

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Foreign filings; accounting

Nathalie Lorenz

Business Administration Graduate

Accounting

With the company since: November 2001

Key areas of expertise at L&K:
Accounting