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M.Sc. Mol. Biotech.

Manuel Söldenwagner

European Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark and Design Attorney, Patent Attorney (Germany)
Location: Munich
Tel +49 89 549075-0
Fax +49 89 55027555
Manuel Söldenwagner

Studied Molecular Biotechnology at Technical University of Munich, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc.) and a Master’s degree (M.Sc.). Specialized in Biochemical Engineering, Drug Design and Development, Microbiology, IP Management.

Study abroad at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Research work in Cambridge, UK, at Antitope Ltd. (field: antibody engineering), in Hamburg, Germany, at Qiagen Hamburg GmbH (field: comparative evaluation of DNA extraction processes) and in Munich, Germany, at Helmholtz Zentrum München (field: genome sequencing).

Patent attorney training at Eisenführ Speiser since 2007 including a period of training at the Mannheim District Court; “Law for Patent Attorneys” course at the Distance-Learning University of Hagen; further training at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the German Patent Court. Patent Attorney (Germany) since 2010, Partner.

Manuel Söldenwagner is Eisenführ Speiser's leading patent attorney in the fields of biotechnology, biochemistry, microbiology, food chemistry, scents and aromatics and pharmacy. He also caters clients in the fields of chemistry, process engineering, medical engineering and coating technology. He has special professional experience in drafting and managing German, European and international patent applications, in opposition proceedings and in preparing legal opinions.

A special focus of his work are complex freedom-to-operate analyses and the IP consulting of various Venture Capital Fonds.

IAM Patent 1000 recommends "biotechnology virtuoso" Manuel Söldenwagner "who debuts in the IAM Patent 1000 on the back of effusive recommendations" as an individual the field of "prosecution and nullity".

Languages: German, English

Memberships: Patent Attorneys Association (PAK), Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys, Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI), (Alumnus)

Publications / Presentations

  • Manuel Söldenwagner, Art. 56, 57 in: "Benkard: Europäisches Patentübereinkommen" (Commentary to the European Patent Convention), edited by Jochen Ehlers and Ursula Kinkeldey, 3rd ed. 2019; München.
  • Christoph Fehn, Manuel Söldenwagner, Rainer Fritsche, Tilman Müller, EPC-Textbook "The European Patent Application", hrsg. von Eisenführ Speiser und Chizai Corporation/published by Eisenführ Speiser and Chizai Corporation