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Dipl.-Chem. Dr. rer. nat.

Peter Wiegeleben

European Patent Attorney, European Trade Mark and Design Attorney, Patent Attorney (Germany)
Location: Hamburg
Tel + 49 40 309744-0
Fax +49 40 309744-44

Studied Chemistry at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany and the University of Glasgow (Scotland,). Peter Wiegeleben did his doctorate work at the University of Jena, Germany in a research group of the Max Planck Society and in 1998 received a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Specialized in inorganic and organ-ometallic chemistry, physical chemistry. Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Legal training with the patent law firm of Uexküll & Stolberg since 1999, with parallel studies at the Distance-Learning University of Hagen and the District Court of Hamburg. Final training and examination at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Patent Court in Munich.

Patent Attorney (Germany) and European Patent Attorney since 2003. With Uexküll & Stolberg until 2017. Peter Wiegeleben joined Eisenführ Speiser in 2018.

Peter Wiegeleben serves clients as patent attorney in the field of chemistry, in particular polymers, coating technology, and active pharmaceutical ingredients. He is primarily involved in prosecuting and opposing patents and advising clients on freedom to operate.

Peter Wiegeleben gained additional experience in U.S. patent practice by working in the patent department of a large multinational corporation in the US.

In his capacity as epi tutor, Peter Wiegeleben has been preparing IP professionals for the European Qualifying Examination since 2012.

Languages: German, English

Memberships: German Patent Attorney Bar Association (Patentanwaltskammer), Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi), Association of German Patent Attorneys, International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys (FICPI), German Association for the Protection of Industrial Property and Copyright Law (GRUR), International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI), Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh), American Chemical Society (ACS)