Andreas Winkler is a German and European Patent Attorney. He studied chemistry and mathematics at the Technical University of Braunschweig and the ETH Zürich.
Andreas’ particular interest is in the field of raw materials and petrochemicals. He has done extensive work, in particular in the areas of catalyst and process technology. He has also been active in the fields of pharmaceuticals and medical technology as well as food technology.
One focus of his work is in the development and maintenance of IP portfolios (patents, utility models, design patents) as well as the development and implementation of national and global protection strategies for his clients for whom he also handles litigation. He also consults on matters of technology transfer (including the drafting and negotiation of relevant contracts) as well as on matters of employee invention law.
Andreas served as Chair for the Chemical Committee of LESI from 2002 to 2008 and as Co-Chair for the Consumer Products Committee of LESI from 2011 to 2015.